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Vincent Moon c’est Creative Commons!

Picture by Antje Taiga Jandrig (Wikimedia Commons)

Picture by Antje Taiga Jandrig (Wikimedia Commons)

Mathieu Saura, better known as Vincent Moon, is one of the greatest and more respected filmmakers you can find, nowadays, licensing his work under Creative Commons, allowing its use and remix for derivate works.

His work is available for free on Internet, he is a nomade artist building an audience in the social networks platforms and keeping his projects alive by donations, what is also known as crowdfunding.

Early on his career, not using Creative Commons yet, he became known adapting filmmaking style cinema verité to document bands playing one or few songs off the stage, on acoustic, in the streets, parks, flats…  anywhere.

This music video subgenre was named Concert à Emporter or Take Away Shows and started in La Blogothèque. The list of bands Moon’s lenses captured includes: Arcade Fire, Phoenix, REM, Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Bird, St. Vincent or Bon Iver.

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