Happy new year, everyone!
Many thanks to all of you who contributed to our multimedia programs last year! Now that
we have a new multimedia team at WMF, we look forward to making some good progress
together this year.
To kick off the new year, here is a proposed multimedia vision for 2016, which was
prepared by our multimedia and design teams, with guidance from community members:
This possible scenario is intended for discussion purposes, to help us visualize how we
could improve our user experience over the next three years. We hope that it will spark
useful community feedback on some of the goals we are considering.
This vision proposes new ways to engage users through multimedia, and to spark media
collaborations that can bring lasting value to our sites and culture.
After you’ve viewed the video, we would be grateful if you could let us know what you
We are looking for feedback from all users who benefit from Commons, even if your work
takes place on other sites. This vision explores ways to integrate Wikimedia Commons more
closely with Wikipedia and other MediaWiki projects, to help you contribute more easily to
our free media repository -- wherever you are.
In coming weeks, we will start more focused discussions on some key features outlined in
this presentation. If you would like to join those conversations and keep up with our
work, we invite you to subscribe to our multimedia mailing list:
We look forward to more great collaborations in the new year!
All the best,
on behalf of the Multimedia team
Product Manager, Multimedia
Multimedia Project Hub: