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The Linux Foundation's 2010 We're Linux Video Contest: The Linux Super Bowl Ad

Feb 05, 2010, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Last year, the inaugural We're Linux video contest kicked off a storm of creativity and captured the spirit of Linux and the diversity of its community. The winning video "What Does it Mean to Be Free" was an inspirational piece that communicated the ideals of the open source operating system. To watch videos submitted for last year's contest, including the winning submission, please click here.

"This year we want to up the game and uncover more talent. What if the Linux community had its own ad running during the Super Bowl? How would you convey the power of Linux in a 30 – 60 video spot that would air during the big game?

"Just like last year we want you to be in charge. While the Linux Foundation could write a detailed creative brief and tell you exactly what to do, it's not our style (or hopefully yours.) Linux isn't a top-down, commercially controlled operating system. It's a grassroots product of mass collaboration. But here are a few questions to think about:"

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