SLAM TV is teaming up with Australian hip hop artist JOELISTICS (Elefant Traks) Verb Studios and YOU to make an 'open source' video for his song 'Heart Remains'. We are inviting everyone to be involved in the making of the video by contributing your vision of Australia through this group.

HEART REMAINS is one of the standout tracks from Joelistics 2011 album 'VOYAGER'. Written while on the road, Joelistics has channeled his feelings about his homeland into this epic ode to what he calls "my version of 'I Love A Sunburnt Country'". From the ghosts of history to the cities of the present to the stars in the red center it paints a portrait of a thousand faces of Australia.

Listen to the track Heart Remains at

To create a truly diverse portrait of our country, SLAM TV is inviting the Australian community to contribute to this 'Open Source' video portrait. It's an open callout to all fans, artists and filmmakers or anyone with a camera or videophone to contribute their unique vision of Australia by uploading their own footage.

The final product will be a tapestry of video from across Australia, visualising the complex cultural landscape evoked by Joelistics portrait of the Australian psyche, edited by Tim Parish from Verb Studios (

1)To upload a video to the HEART REMAINS channel, contributors can make a free account on Vimeo and join the group at:

2) After joining the group - upload your video. Then, once it has uploaded, you can choose 'add to' to add the video to a group. Once this has been clicked the video will automatically join the Heart Remains channel with all the other contributions.

3) The HEART REMAINS OPEN PROJECT is a Creative Commons collaborative project, so when you upload your video to the group it is important that you approve the video to be used under a 'creative commons share-alike' license. Otherwise, we won't be able to use it in the final video!

- In order to maintain a high quality for the final video, all contributions are encouraged to upload in HD format at least 720p.

-Videos are recommended to be at least 10 seconds

-Contributors may submit as many videos as they like.

-Videos must be submitted by 1st of May 2012

For more information go to:

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