Three years ago Hanna Sköld did a bold and daring thing. She took out a private bankloan to produce her film Nasty Old People and when it was done she made things worse by releasing it under a Creative Commons license and spread it via The Pirate Bay. The prophets of doom were wringing their hands and predicting her eternal financial, artistic and commercial doom.
The film quickly spread across 113 countries and was downloaded more than 50,000 times. It was translated, remixed and screened all around the world. She made back her money and established herself as a filmmaker to keep your eyes on both in Sweden and internationally. Naturally people with an interest in CC thought she was pretty cool too.
Now she is launching her new project its a story about a grandmother called “Granny’s Dancing on the Table”. Her early experiment in licensing and radical distribution continues, this time she has begun with kickstarter funding. Check it out here:
Together with you, we will create a granny-invasion! Because this time we are not only creating a film, we are creating a whole universe – the GRANNIVERSE – which includes a feature film, a psycological adventure game and International Grannyday.
Also consider the Granny Philosophy!
1. DREAM TOGETHER!
We do believe that stories can change the world.
We do believe that the world should be seen from different perspectives.
We do believe that everyone can contribute with something. Money, ideas, energy, sharing, support, beers……
4. SHARE TOGETHER!
We do believe that freedom of speech and stories should be carried by people, not by big companies.
We do believe that shared information is a way to create a more equal world.
We do believe that by listening to each others stories we will expand our world.
7. DANCE TOGETHER
And preferably on the table.
Let your own Granny be part of The Granny Invasion at www.granniverse.com. Join the #granniverse!