Have you ever wanted to work with Steven Spielberg on his next movie? Could you be the next winner of the Oscar for the best Cinematography 2010?

This is your chance now ... we're making a Happy 5th Birthday movie for Joomla. You can work with our talented professional directors, who have over 30 years combined TV/video/film industry experience and, most importantly, they come from right within our Joomla! community.

From a series of shorts/adverts/videos planned for Joomla!, this is the first call - for the Happy 5th Birthday Joomla! movie. We need you and your videos! Signing up will give you all the information you need and personal access to Svein Wisnaes and Jeremy Wilken who will advise on your particular camera and how best to shoot in your chosen location.

Call for Video Makers

WHAT: This is the preliminary international call for people to sign up to take part in the 'Happy Birthday Joomla!' movie project. Please read the Production Brief

WHERE & HOW: Sign-up Form available here

WHEN: Sign ups for the main movie should be completed by midnight UTC 23rd July 2010

This call is to find out who is able to provide short movie clips which will be edited to make up the main 'Birthday' movie. Detailed scripts and shooting instructions will then be provided by our Directors, Svein & Jeremy.

  • We want to hear you, in your language, in your voices
  • We want to see you, in your country, showing your heritage
  • We want to know how you, in your country and language, use Joomla!
  • We ALL want to say 'Happy 5th Birthday Joomla!'


  • July 23 - Final day for community members to sign up to shoot video
  • July 26-28 - Personal consultation with production team to help finalize team goals
  • Aug 5 - Check-in with production team to ensure things are going well
  • Aug 15 - Video should be uploaded and sent to production team