17 Jan '13, 6am

#Bitcoin mentioned in the #Bangalore Mirror, Amazing stuff @aaronkoenig

Tell us about the films in competition. We show films that use digital technology in creative and innovative ways: 3D and 2D animations, hybrid films that mix various styles and techniques digitally and even films that were shot live in computer games. Twelve nominated films will be screened at the event. Vijayaray D and I will be giving a talk on Indo-German coproduction with examples of recent works. Bitcoin-powered film festival? Explain. Bitcoin is a new digital global currency that is based on cryptography, open source software and peer-to-peer networks. It needs no central banks and it knows no inflation. You can buy lot of things with it, from IT services to Alpaca socks online, to beer and burgers in some restaurants. We will use it as a voting tool and as prize money. Each film has its own Bitcoin account. User can vote from wherever they are by donating Bitcoins ...

Full article: http://www.bangaloremirror.com/article/31/201301162013011...

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