Filmmaking can be traced back to the first Open Source movie project, which was launched in 2005. Although the project never gained visibility amongst a mainstream audience, it was lauded by industry experts who were amazed at the possibilities of using the Internet as a collaboration medium. Before this era, no one had dreamed that people collaborating on a website could ever make a film together. Although that dream is far from being realized even today, it is not very distant. With the power of the Internet, and particularly as like-minded, talented individuals begin to collaborate—working as remote teams from different parts of the globe—a skilled resource pool has emerged that knows what people want to see and is competent enough to deliver tiny bits and pieces of entertainment together.
As the Web 2.0 framework undergoes rapid changes in recent