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Open-Source Films Attack Hollywood

Apr 24, 2008, 11:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carl-Gustav Linden)

"The Star Wreck Studios team, based in Tampere, Finland, has built a virtual studio for Iron Sky and an open-source platform that gives anybody the chance to make a film at no cost. They have recruited American Stephen Lee as managing director, and the chairman of the board is John Buckman, mostly known as the founder of Magnatune, a record label he created in Berkeley, Calif., in 2003.

"Board member and serial entrepreneur Peter Vesterbacka says the aim of the open-source project is 'wrecking the Hollywood model...'"

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