Remixing is a folk art but the techniques are the same ones used at any level of creation: copy, transform, and combine. You could even say that everything is a remix.
An exploration of the remix techniques involved in producing films
Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.
Creativity isn't magic. Part three of this four-part series explores how innovations truly happen.
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Our system of law doesn't acknowledge the derivative nature of creativity. Instead, ideas are regarded as property, as unique and original lots with distinct boundaries. But ideas aren't so tidy. They're layered, they’re interwoven, they're tangled. And when the system conflicts with the reality... the system starts to fail.
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