Tag Archives: early video

We’re All Videofreex: Changing Media & Social Change from Portapak to Smartphone

  By Davidson Gigliotti, 2013 Why are we still talking about the Videofreex? That was 40 years ago! Clearly, they did distinguish themselves or we would not be discussing them. Just how is a matter for all of you to decide, but the Videofreex began within a context of video activity also worth discussion, if […]

More pics: Video processing Tools book launch and discussion

In addition to the joy of old photos resurfacing, seeing new images is a great benefit of this whole Videofreex Partnership. The bonus with the latter is that I was actually alive when the events happened! Here are two examples of brand new pictures, taken at a book launch for The Emergence of Video Processing […]

Fred Hampton on Black Panther Party leadership

“We don’t produce buffoons, we produce leaders,” says Fred Hampton, a 21-year-old leader of the Black Panther Party in Illinois, to the Videofreex in 1969. “…It’s a type of flowing power.” By special request, here is a clip from that video. The full interview is available from the Video Data Bank in Chicago.   NOTE: Videos or images that […]