Projects media production

A key research theme in 2011-12 at m-cult deals with bringing video to the landscape of open publishing by developing free media archives, and collaborative remix practices.

The research and experimentation project is based on artistic and open source practices, and informed by the use of metadata and open content models to enable collaborative production.


M2HZ urban television from Helsinki: a mix of media art, community media, multicultural and experimental programmes.


Open media workshops have been developed at m-cult to support new, web-based production and distribution practices.

 The Finnish localisation of FLOSS Manuals, international network to create manuals on free/open source software.


City reporters is a workshop/production format aimed at the creation of small neighbourhood documentaries on local issues and places, histories and persons. The series kicked off in 2009 with two first citizen reporter workshops.

Kotomedia is a project on media produced by and for the immigrants.


Medios is a project which develops participatory and social media tools. Medios partners are Metropolia polytechnic, Helsinki city theatre and m-cult, and the project is funded by the European Social Fund in 2009-2011. In the project, m-cult realizes FLOSS Manuals Finland, wiki repository for free open, source manuals.