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screenshot of MediaCMS brochure site

New video platform MediaCMS now live on Github

Since our founding in 2005, EngageMedia has aimed to support freely accessible media infrastructure on the web, and provide community-created alternatives to corporate-controlled platforms. In line with this goal, we have partnered with software development company Wordgames to develop MediaCMS, an open-source content management system (CMS) based on a commonly supported, open-source web framework (Django) and well-known programming languages (Python and Javascript).

EngageMedia and partners the Indonesian Visual Art Archive hosted an "Archive Camp" in Yogyakarta, Indonesia April 14-17, 2010. The camp continued EngageMedia’s work of setting up a series of Plumi based offline video archives, as well as developing new strategies and tactics for digital video distribution.

Local Video Archives Project

During 2009 and 2010, EngageMedia undertook a major project in Indonesia aimed at creating local archives for video-makers to be

Resources On Open and Secure Technology​

As part of our organisational aim to promote the use and understanding of open and secure technology, EngageMedia is dedicated to using and promoting FOSS tools in our projects.

Digital Security in the Asia-Pacific

EngageMedia has and continues to be involved in various projects on digital security in the Asia-Pacific. In these initiatives, there is a strong emphasis on the use of and training on free and open-source software.

Transmission Vx Mission

Transmission

EngageMedia co-founded the Transmission network in 2006. The objective of the network was to make independent online video distribution possible using Free and Open Source Software by building the necessary tools, standards, documentation, and social networks.

Transmission Asia Pacific

Transmission Asia-Pacific (TXAP)

In May 2008, Transmission Asia-Pacific brought together projects from 15 different countries, from Japan to India, and China to New Zealand, to discuss ways to most effectively use online video as a social change tool.

Are Journalists Safe in Indonesia? Apakah Profesi Wartawan Aman di Indonesia?

Journalist security research

EngageMedia has conducted research for the Citizen Lab Cyber Stewards Network to understand how journalists themselves define the concept of ‘security’, what constitute practices of ‘security’, and what they do to learn about and practice ‘secure’ behaviours.

Plumi: Open Source Video

From 2005-2020, EngageMedia produced and maintained Plumi, a video-sharing web application, in partnership with various developers. Plumi was a Free Software video-sharing web application based on the Plone content management system.

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