Aza Raskin, former head of user experience at Mozilla Labs and creative lead for Firefox, describes how your past actions are the best predictor of your future decisions. Your past actions — or the memories of your past actions — have always been immutable. But what if they weren’t? What if marketers could meddle with your memories and insert product placements where they weren’t before? Who would we be? What implications would it have for how we live? What if this wasn’t all hypothetical? Read More
Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, speaks to Steve Kroft about the U.S. attempt to indict him on criminal charges and the torrent of criticism aimed at him for publishing classified documents.
Musician, Actor, Comedian, Trapeze artist, Mime, Internet Scientist, and Vimeo Ambassador to the Interweb Dr. Reginald Watts kicks-off the Vimeo Festival. Dr. Watts gives an entertaining look into his never-before-heard theories on the digital universe. Read More
Since the dawn of the interwebs filmmakers looked to it as a new magical tool that may finally allow us to breakdown traditional walls opening up a whole new world. We all envisioned a future of social collaboration, new financing models and open distribution. So are the walls coming down or are we just creating new ones?Read More
With the huge rise of Netflix subscribers and the massive amount of video data flowing through the webs today – questions are starting to rise about the sustainability of tomorrow’s internet infrastructure? Will the free internet continue as it is or will the future of the web be something far different? …The steady progression from Read MoreRead More
In the season three premiere, co-hosts Steve Weiss and Philip Bloom take on 3 new films: a Clockwork Orange diatribe, an 80s style drama and a true Hollywood short film which will set the bar high for any new filmmaker.Read More
From SXSW 2010: Finding an audience has become essential to the filmmaker’s arsenal. Featuring real-world examples, Gary Hustwit (director: Objectified, Helvetica) and Scott Kirsner (CinemaTech) explore the filmmaker’s art of cultivating an audience for their work, spreading the word, showing up for screenings, and buying the DVDs or downloading.Read More
No one needs to tell you Facebook is a powerful social network, but how do you leverage the sites hundreds of millions of visitors? Social Media expert Linda Nelson can help with these 5 tips for filmmakers on getting the most out of Facebook.Read More
Presented by the WGAW Publicity and Marketing Committee, this March 27, 2010 all-day seminar offered Writers Guild members tools to help them get online, promote their careers, raise their industry profiles, build their brands and distribute and monetize their work.
Margaret Gould Stewart, YouTube’s head of user experience, talks about how the ubiquitous video site works with copyright holders and creators to foster (at the best of times) a creative ecosystem where everybody wins.Read More