Free software

Opening Talk

Louis Desjardins
Project Scribus, Canada
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Why open standards matter: The Open Document Format

Dr. Louis Suarez-Potts
CollabNet, Canada
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Introduction to the SVG format

Ted Gould
Inkscape developer, USA
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Project overview and first results from the OpenUsability GIMP redesign project

Peter Sikking, Kamila Giedrojć
Usability experts, GIMP developers, The Netherlands, Poland
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Creating photo-realistic artwork based on photo reference (Inkscape)

Jakub Steiner
GNOME/GIMP developer, Czechia
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Scribus: Open Source Desktop Publishing

Peter Linnell
Scribus developer, USA/France
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Past, present and future of Scribus’ text-layout features

Andreas Vox
Scribus developer, Germany
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Digital Photography with libre Software: RAW, metadata, workflow and asset management

Hubert Figuière
Digital imaging developer, Canada
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General Blender presentation

Martin Poirier
Blender developer, Canada
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Ingimp: An instrumented version of GIMP to automatically collect usability data

Prof. Michael Terry
University of Waterloo, Canada
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Krita, its history, current state and goals

Boudewijn Rempt and Cyrille Berger
Krita developers, The Netherlands, France
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Our first year of graphic design… 100% open source

Alexandre Robin
International Political Science Association
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The Open Font License, purpose, achievements, future

Dave Crossland, Nicolas Spalinger
Digital Lifestyles consultant and Interaction Design lecturer, UK
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Creating Comics in Inkscape

MenTaLguY*, John Bintz**
* Programmer and graphic artist, USA, ** Web Developer, USA
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Photo management and editing with F-Spot and GIMP

Jakub Steiner
GNOME/GIMP developer, Czechia
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Newspaper publishing with Open Source software

Raphaël Meltz
Editor of the French weekly Le Tigre
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GEGL – a graph based image processing and compositing engine

Øyvind Kolås
Gjøvik University, GIMP developer, Norway
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Creating an Open Movie and production pipeline with free software

Bassam Kurdali
Director of Elephants Dream, Syria/USA
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An Open Source illustration program for prepress

Igor Novikov
sK1 developer, Ukraine
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Communication design in every language – designing product materials purely in open source

Andy Fitzsimon
Inkscape and Open Clipart developer, Australia
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The Open Content Library: Overview of Open Clip Art Library and ccHost

Jon Phillips
OpenClipart, USA
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Natural media simulation: the field, free software and the future

Boudewijn Rempt
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Hugin workshop

Pablo d’ Angelo
Play (55min) M4V | MP3

Scribus Presentation

Peter Linnell
Play (23min) M4V | MP3

Publican, the new Open Source publishing tool–chain

Andy Fitzsimon
Play (37min) M4V | MP3

Type design strategies with free software

Ricardo Lafuente
Play (46min) M4V | MP3

Programmers hell: working with the UI designer

Michael Dominic Kostrzewa
Play (58min) M4V | MP3

Scribus Demo – text and image manipulation, pdf output, interaction with printing world

Louis Desjardins
Scribus, LGM 2007 organiser
Play (78min) M4V | MP3

Open Source in Second Life

Karl Stiefvater
Second Life
Play (68min) MP4 | MP3

GIMP: a new simple interface for a complex application

Peter Sikking
Interaction Architect, GIMP
Play (47min) M4V | MP3

Managing fonts, experimenting with text display

Pierre Marchand
Play (50min) M4V | MP3

Photo–management under Linux with digiKam

Gilles Caulier
Play (49min) M4V | MP3

Proposal, shared type/text specification for the desktop

Liam Quin
Play (46min) M4V | MP3

Blender for retouching photo

Cédric Gémy
Graphic Designer
Play (40min) M4V | MP3

Ingimp 1 Year Later: Initial Data Analyses and Lessons Learned

Michael Terry
Play (59min) M4V | MP3

Introduction to the Oyranos colour management system

Kai-Uwe Behrmann, Carnecky Tomas
Play (82min) M4V | MP3

Presenation about DCRaw

Dave Coffin
Play (76min) M4V | MP3

Wykorzystanie blendera w postprodukcji filmowej i telewizyjnej

Michalem Krupa
Play (43min) M4V | MP3

Closing talk, landing, sharing thoughts, what’s to come next year

Play (22min) MP4 | MP3

Presentation about Hugin

Pablo d’ Angelo
Hugin developer
Play (48min) M4V | MP3

Presentation about Phatch – GUI Photo Batch Processor

Play (55min) M4V | MP3

What is happening with SVG

Chris Lilley
This talk was not recorded but the presentation file is available.
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Designing with free software

Harrisson, Pierre Huyghebaert, Femke Snelting, Nicolas Malevé
Play (47min) M4V | MP3

Font Software Freedom

Dave Crossland
Open Font Library
Play (55min) M4V | MP3

Extending GEGL with new operations and an introduction to GeglBuffers, the functionality offered by them and their underlying mechanisms

Øyvind Kolås
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The GNU PDF Project

Jose E. Marchesi
GNU PDF, Ferret, Ghostscript/gv
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GNU Autoconf

Štěpán Kasal
GNU Autoconf
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Free Fonts

Dave Crossland
Free Fonts
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Distributed Version Control

Ian Jackson
dpkg, adns, userv, Debian BTS
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GNU FreeDink

Sylvain Beucler
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GNU Epsilon

Luca Saiu
GNU Epsilon
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Psycosynth demo

Juan Pedro Bolívar Puente
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Non–stop multithreaded debugging in GDB

Nathan Sidwell
GCC, GDB, Binutils
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Blender 2008: Keynote and conference schedule

Ton Roosendaal
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Using Blender for molecular animation and scientific representation

Monica Zoppe
Pisa, Italy
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“Un mare da favola” (A fabuolous sea): the use of Blender in an undersea docu-fiction

Riccardo Covino
University of Turin, Italy
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The evolution of Blenders User Interface

William Reynish
3D animator, Denmark
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Human, Time and Landscape – Blender as a content production tool, to convey the atmosphere and changes over time in a small Finnish village

Juho Vepsäläinen
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Blender+Papervision, Bringing real 3D into the web

Bruno Mandolesi
Art director New Media, Italy
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The making of YoFrankie, and complete walkthrough

Pablo Vazquez
Apricot team
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Animation Festival screening

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Life after Plumiferos, the Superagentes movie and our Blender development

Claudio Andaur
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ODF import for Blender in an eLearning context

Oliver Schneider
Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany
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Involving children in a school to make a cartoon animation with Blender

Marco Amato
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Usage of Blender Game Engine for scientific fishery data visualization

Mike C Pan, Dalai Felinto
University of British Columbia, Canada
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An Artificial Intelligence Nodes module inside Blender for expert modeling, texturing, animating and rendering

Alain Lioret
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Implementing Lightcuts in Blender

Davide Vercelli
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Presenting case studies in using Blender for Visualisation

Tomas Bartlett
See3D Visualisation Centre, UK
Animation: Pontcysyllte
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Advanced Blender tips and tricks

Bassam Kurdali, Andy Goralczyk
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The making of Big Buck Bunny

Andy Goralczyk, Enrico Valenza, William Reynish
Peach open movie team
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Other dimensions between virtual and real: the use of 3D modeling programs and virtual worlds for university education…

Giampiero Moioli
Milano, Italy
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The hero’s hat, real-time streaming 3D for on line film promotion

Manuel Siabato
Toulouse, France
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The how and what in teaching Blender

Fabrizio Valpreda, Gianluca Faletti
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Presentation of “48 hour project” and other work

Jason van Gumster
Handturkey Studios, USA
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Blender Conference 2008 photo gallery

Annual Day 2008 photos
Mike Pan, Joanna Sochacka, Roel Spruit, Arnd
Click here to view the photo gallery…

LTSP and graphics applications

Benoit St-André
Revolution Linux
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ingimp: A Smorgasbord of Usability, Adaptive UIs, and Visually Arresting Graphic Design for 2009

Michael Terry
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Scaling up multiprojector immersive displays: the LightTwist project

Sébastien Roy
Université de Montréal
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Why Color Management matters to Open Source and to You

Jon Cruz
Play (36min) Download: MP4 | MP3

Scribus: The Official Manual

Gregory Pittman
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How to make money with free software

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Towards a Collaborative WebOS

Dave Crossland
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Future Directions for Scribus – An Open Discussion

Andreas Vox
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Libre graphics teaching and certificating

Alessandro Rimoldi
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Creating in the Cloud and Other Tales of Design Realidad

Jon Phillips
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ownership and standards: why designers are slow to adopt open source

Ginger Coons
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How to Inflict Trauma on your Audience

Jean-François Fortin Tam
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Discussion about the Impacts of Design Decision on Software Usage and Adoption

Benoit St-André
Revolution Linux
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GIMP UI: taking some big issues by the horns

Peter Sikking
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Markus Weiland
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Keeping in touch with Ubuntu

Stéphane Graber
Revolution Linux
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Enblend/Enfuse Technology Talk

Andrew Mihal
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Blender Dev Talk: 2.5 and looks on the future

Martin Poirier
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Inkscape v0.47 and Beyond

Jon Cruz
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Selecting fonts

Pierre Marchand
Play (42min) Download: MP4 | MP3

Open Source and Money: Not Mutually Exclusive

Andrew Waring
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SCOUR: an SVG scrubber

Doug Schepers
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Kinematic Templates

Richard Fung, Michael Terry
University of Waterloo
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Running a business around free software

Dr. Kaveh Bazargan
River Valley Technologies
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Nona-GPU: Image Remapping on the Graphics Processor

Andrew Mihal
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