Bootlegger: turning fans into film crew

Guy Schofield, Tom Bartindale, Peter Wright

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Abstract

Bootlegger is a system for creating multi-camera films of live music events using mobile devices. Using readily available technology and a synthesis of film-making conventions, the system coordinates music fans at live shows into an improvised film crew, suggesting shots, collating footage and generating rich metadata in real time. Bootlegger is part of a research project exploring adapting professional media workflows to amateur contexts in order to lower the bar to entry for media production. By enabling concert-goers to contribute to high-quality concert films, the system leverages mobile phone 'bootlegging' practices to support emerging musicians.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI 2015 - Proceedings of the 33rd Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
EditorsKori Inkpen, Woontack Woo
Place of PublicationNew York NY USA
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Pages767-776
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781450331456
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2015 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South)
Duration: 18 Apr 201523 Apr 2015
Conference number: 33rd
https://chi2015.acm.org/
https://dl.acm.org/doi/proceedings/10.1145/2702123 (Proceedings)

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2015
Abbreviated titleCHI 2015
CountryKorea, Republic of (South)
CitySeoul
Period18/04/1523/04/15
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Keywords

  • Amateur video
  • Bootlegging
  • Digital video
  • DIY
  • Mobile
  • User-generated content

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