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Sep 4, 2011, 10:43 PM
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For future Wikimanias, it may be helpful to have a small team led by a
Re: Tragedy: videos and slides from presentations Wikimanias (lately 2011 in Haifa)
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video editing lead, that is expected to start their work at Wikimania
and finish two weeks after, to handle all of the video editing and
uploading. Including a contract with / sponsorship by a professional
videography shop that can help with the peak load. This is a small
line in the budget, an additional core volunteer, and makes a big
difference to people who want to catch up on the event while it is
still feeling guilty that he never tracked down the video of the "Web
1.0 elevator pitch contest" from Wikimania 2006
On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 5:40 PM, Itzik Edri <itzik [at] infra> wrote:
> As I said before - all Wikimania sessions had been recorded (in HD format!).
> As everyone who work with video know, to produce 120 hours of HD videos, is
> not an easy thing at all.
> We had to finish a lot of administrative work which related to Wikimania,
> and we just back to take care for this issue - to edit, decode and upload.
> Videos are already on their way online to Youtube and we hope to upload all
> of them until the end of the month. After we will finish that, we will need
> to find more time again to decode them and compress them so we can upload to
> Commons (every decode file who been uploads right now to youtube is about
> All the footage are backup on two hard drive, one that belong to Wikimedia
> Israel and one which will be sent to WMF for archive. So we have all the
> data, and it is only matter of time. Be patients please.
> On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Jan Kucera (Kozuch) <garbage5 [at] seznam>wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I think WMF should set up some "quality measures" to make sure there
>> actually is some reasonable online output from every Wikimedia conference.
>> There might be thousands of editors not being able to attend but wanting to
>> watch what was going on. Now you have to dig and beg for any slides or video
>> on Commons. I do not know the decision process for a location but so far
>> almost every host failed miserably to deliver some reasonable online content
>> like videos and slides from the presentations.
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