One of the challenges of our Museum Without Walls project is how to gather, a critical mass of location-based multimedia material that’s worth seeing.
MIT has its own video gateway site that links to three major MIT video repositories: TechTV, where the community can upload videos; MITWorld, videos of lectures and events at MIT; and MITOpenCourseWare, videos of classroom lectures.
But the fact remains that someone has to produce the videos. So far, iMovie and its cousins have done a lot to bring video production to a huge base of people, but I would wager that a large percentage of the storytelling being done with those tools is from the point of view of a single voice.
However, Wikimedia and Kaltura have teamed up to start a site where multiple people can collaborate on video production. (Seen at boingboing). Overall, a very cool idea with a lot of promise!