RiP: A Remix Manifesto explores the impact that copyright protectionism has on creativity and our society. Brett Gaylor points to the ridiculous history of Copyright, charting it’s rise to dominance through the 20th century.
The Documentary made me shake my head time and time again, yet still left me with hope and inspiration as the lights come up.
As my generation (Generation Y) moves forward to claim roles of influence in government and business, RiP leaves me with the hope that a new and better way to do things is possible, brewing deep within the technological and social changes that have shaped the way we work, connect and collaborate.
About the Film
“In RiP: A remix manifesto, Web activist and filmmaker Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering the wall between users and producers.”