[Owasp-board] Fw: filming in portugal...

Seba seba at owasp.org
Mon Oct 27 18:56:20 UTC 2008

I vote YES to have it filmed. Regardless from which budget it comes
from. The videos will support all projects and working groups. We have
countless people regretting they can't make: this way they are

On 10/27/08, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
> I also agree that filming would be something we should definitely do for the
> Summit:
>    -  It would give us a 15m presentation about each project that is being
>    presented at the conference part (this would also make the presenters
> focus
>    much more on what they are presenting and allow for to maximize the
>    investment made)
>    - Would allow us to record some of the smaller training sessions (which
>    again would be an amazing resource to our members)
>    - It would give extra focus and pressure to the Working Sessions that we
>    decide to film, and I specially like the fact that for some Working
> Sessions
>    we could have an 'on-the-record' 1h sessions
>    - From the feedback we have from NYC (and the viewing numbers of the
>    videos should be the final proof), these videos are a great way to add
> value
>    to our community and (again) to maximize the return of those
> presentations
>    - The price these guys are giving us is a very good one (and I don't mind
>    if they stick a couple-seconds advert in front of it)
> The only prob is that I don't have any budget from the Summit original -150k
> to spend on this.
> So I vote YES as long as this expense is marked as 'OWASP Board direct
> expense' and not as a 'OWASP Summit EU' expense.
> Tom and Seba, can you vote again (taking into account that the budget is
> coming centrally)
> Final comment on the Budget, at last count (using Kate's numbers) we were on
> 400k in the bank (with already 100k from the summit paid), so we can easily
> afford this (even assuming another 50kish from the summit and another 50kish
> for the remaining of the SoC payments)
> Dinis
> 2008/10/24 Seba <seba at owasp.org>
>> absolutely!
>> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 9:18 PM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> Should we invest in filiming the summit? See below
>>> ------Original Message------
>>> From: Tedd St Rain
>>> To: dinis.cruz at owasp.org
>>> Cc: tomb at owasp.org
>>> Subject: filming in portugal...
>>> Sent: Oct 24, 2008 3:16 PM
>>> hey dinis,
>>> sorry on the delay on getting back to you on filming the owasp
>>> portugal... i 'am' able, and interested in helping you, and there's
>>> only a few details... Airfare is 'still' rather affordable, so that
>>> shouldn't be a problem... If you would be able to provide some
>>> 'volunteer help' to assist me at the event, I can film the entire
>>> conference for 'about' US$4,000, all inclusive of airfare,
>>> accommodations, travel, labor, supplies, processing the video, and
>>> then posting it to google video (as with NYC2008)... I said 'about',
>>> because there's some 'unknown variables', ie: rising airfare, paid
>>> help, possible foreign work permits, visas, etc... So, in reality $5k
>>> is the maximum it would cost, but a bare-bones price of $4k is a more
>>> reasonable expectation...
>>> So, if that works out okay for you, i'd be happy to come on board...
>>> otherwise, i can still help you try and find someone locally, etc...
>>> ---
>>> 1) i have some questions about the event... i understand it's two
>>> days of training, a day of working groups, and 2 days of the
>>> conference... I also note that while the 'conference' portion is  "5
>>> sessions", it's really just '2 tracks', plus the business track for
>>> each (of 2) days. So, technically the conference portion is 'only in
>>> three rooms' that need to be recorded? correct?
>>> 2) are there any sessions being presented in a foreign language
>>> (besides english)?
>>> 3) if possible, i would suggest filming everything we can, including
>>> some of the trainings and working groups. Usually what i prefer to do
>>> with 'proprietary trainings', is to delay their release for at least
>>> a year (to prevent a monetary conflict from preventing signups next
>>> year, etc), but i still think they should be captured, if the
>>> instructors agree...
>>> Call me if you have any other questions,
>>> Ted Strain
>>> www.MediaArchives.com
>>> 1-562-427-2787 (pacific time zone)
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