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Workshop on “Online Media Creativity”, 18-22 May 2009, Amman, Jordan

Creative Commons and the Royal Film Commission of Jordan in cooperation with the SAE Institute are pleased to announce the “Online Media Creativity” workshop to be conducted by the Japanese instructor Joichi Ito.

The workshop will be held from the 18th 22th- of May 2009 at the SAE, for four hours daily from 1:00 pm till 5:00 pm, during which both theoretical and practical instruction will be offered. Participants will benefit from Joichi Ito’s extensive media expertise in:

1.Acquiring knowledge on the major changes occurring in the audiovisual field with the advent of digital media.
2.Acquiring necessary technical skills to start producing and distributing one’s own digital media.
3.Enabling young Arabs to professionally produce online content and share it with the rest of the world.

TO APPLY, please email the following to programs@film.jo:

1. A personal resume, indicating any relevant previous experience.
2. A cover letter indicating, in at least 100 words, the reason for applying.
3. Clearly including your name, email and telephone number.

Deadline for submission is Tuesday 12th of May 2009. We regret that no applications will be accepted beyond this date.

• Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview on Wednesday
13th and Thursday 14th of  May 2009.
•20 participants will be selected.
• Selected participants will be notified on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th of May 2009.

•  Kindly take these dates into consideration when applying and assign time for them in case you are accepted for the workshop.

For more information
Please contact the Royal Film Commission on: +962 6 461 3835 Ext. 101

* There are no fees for this workshop

* Teaching language will be English

About the Instructor:
Joichi Ito is a Japanese entrepreneur, venture capitalist and board member of numerous for-profit and not-for-profit boards. He has a background in Hollywood motion pictures, Japanese television production and online media. His recent focus is investing in early stage internet companies such as Flickr, Twitter, Last.fm, Six Apart and Technorati. Ito is the CEO of Creative Commons.

About Creative Commons:
Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization that went into operation in 2001. CC is devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share. The organization has released several copyright licenses, known as Creative Commons licenses, that allow creators to communicate which rights they reserve or which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or other creators, aiming to increase the creative content available for cultural, educational and scientific purposes.

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