Making Media Now 2012: Thriving in a Changing Landscape


The annual Making Media Now conference takes place on Friday, June 8th this year. The event will mark Filmmaker’s Collaborative’s 25th anniversary and takes place at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Massachusetts.

Making Media Now 2010


Important Update: Making Media Now has been rescheduled to the Spring of 2011. Filmmakers Collaborative felt that in order to make it the best conference possible, and to meet the expectations from attendees, speakers, sponsors, and trade show participants, that everyone would be better served with new date in the Spring. Filmmakers Collaborative is completely […]

2010 Bumpkin Island Art Encampment


If you live in the Boston area, here’s an idea for what to do this weekend: The 2010 Bumpkin Island Art Encampment! Consider making a day of it and come out and visit on one of the public visitation days, Saturday, July 31st or Sunday, August 1st. Seven artists groups homesteading on a island off […]

20th Annual Pro Video Show

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If you live in or around the Boston area, it’s time to make plans to attend the 20th Annual Pro Video Show, brought to you by The Camera Company, which will take place March 12-13, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Dedham, Massachusetts. Admission to the show is free. Vendors showing gear at […]

What happens when artists annex an island?

The Bumpkin Island Art Encampment, a weekend-long interactive art exhibition, will be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday (August 1-2, 2009). Sharon Haggins Dunn, Alice Apley, and yours truly are among the artists participating in the event this year. If you live in the Boston area, consider visiting the island this weekend, you […]

DIY Days Boston, October 4, 2008 (conference notes, part 3)

DIY is Flexible

This post concludes my coverage of DIY Days, a conference held in Boston at MassArt on October 4, 2008. Please visit part one and part two if you’ve not already read them. Do keep in mind these notes do not necessarily represent the views of the various speakers at the conference, sometimes it includes my […]

DIY Days Boston, October 4, 2008 (conference notes, part 2)

Arin Crumley

This post continues my coverage of the DIY Days conference in Boston which I began in a previous post. Please keep in mind these are my notes and do not necessarily represent the views of the various speakers at the conference, sometimes it includes my own parenthetical thoughts, which are not always clearly delineated. Modern […]

DIY Days Boston, October 4, 2008 (conference notes)

DIY Days Boston Fireside Chat

The DIY Days Boston conference was held at MassArt on October 4, 2008. The conference drew a full-house of both seasoned and emerging filmmakers and media artists who came to learn about online tools, techniques, and strategies for building and sustating their audience. DIY Days follows an open source model, the conferences are produced with […]

DIY DAYS Boston agenda for Sat 4-Oct-08 is now online

I’m impressed with how many people registered for DIY DAYS before the agenda was published, but now the agenda is online, check it out. I think you’ll agree with me, this is an excellent lineup, I expect this will be among the best filmmaking events this year in Boston, hope to see you there, DIY […]