“Boycotting isn’t enough”

January 20th, 2012 | Posted by admin in discussion

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”.

 

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