Resistance to pro work for no pay seems to be breaking out all over. This from the Animate Projects blog today:
“Increasingly I’m seeing more and more tweets and emails about competitions and commissions from media agencies seeking new content without the incentive of a production fee for the work.
Is it enough to offer a one-off exhibition slot, to offer an iPad, to be shown on a crowded online platform with amateur and professional work sitting side by side? There’s a place for UGC *– YouTube.”
Read the rest here – http://animateprojectsobserver.com/apo/2012/01/whats-your-worth/
*Abbreviation in the original post, presumably meaning “user generated content”.