UbuntuFreeCultureShowcase

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Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase

The Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase is an opportunity to show off high quality free culture content in Ubuntu. At the heart of Ubuntu's ethos is a belief in showcasing free software and free culture, and with each development cycle we open the opportunity for any artist to put their work in front of millions of Ubuntu users around the world.

What is Free Culture?

The free culture movement is a social movement that promotes the freedom to distribute and modify creative works in the form of free content. Our aim is to promote a culture of creativity and sharing which is embodied by Ubuntu and the open source software available for it.

Taking part

The Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase will include photographic wallpapers, illustrative wallpapers, music and video contributions. The creative brief is open but all submissions must follow the Ubuntu Code of Conduct (That means no nudity, swearing or anything that would upset your Mum!).

Photographic wallpaper

The Ubuntu Artwork Team is running a Photo competition for the desktop background image. Submission is done on flickr to the Ubuntu Artwork Pool.

Illustrative wallpaper

The Ubuntu Artwork Team is running an illustrative competition for the desktop background image. Submission is done on flickr to the Ubuntu Artwork Pool.

Video

Budding directors, animators and performers can make video submissions on the Ubuntu Free Culture group on Vimeo. For more information see Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase group on Vimeo.

Audio

Want to make beautiful music together? Audio submissions can be made via Soundcloud. Join our Soundcloud group here.

Submission Requirements

Art and Open Source Tools

A list of some of the free software / open-source tools that you can use to create your own submissions to the Free Culture Showcase.

Thank you!

A HUGE thank you to all those who've contributed in the past and in particular to our previous winners who've contributed. We have a list of winners and links to their contributions on the page linked below.

Previous Winners

UbuntuFreeCultureShowcase (last edited 2011-02-09 19:50:51 by doctormo)