Principles of Interaction Design for Interactive Documentary Makers

Joost Interface

I’ve been looking for an interaction design book I could recommend to documentary filmmakers interested into expanding their practice beyond linear video and towards mobile devices and the web and Inventing the Medium: Principles of Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice by Janet Murray is it.

Metropath(ologies): ecstasy of communication or ambivalence of information?

Characterizing Dziga Vertov

Judith Donath recently spoke at MassArt. In anticipation of her talk I went to see the Connections exhibition of works by Donath and her Sociable Media Group at the MIT Media Lab. I was particularly taken by Metropath(ologies), an immersive installation that is at once beguiling and enchanting. The exhibition is on display at the […]

New Media Expo 2008 Discussion

To wrap up New Media Expo 2008, I sat down with Steve Woolf (Epic Fu), Zadi Diaz (Epic Fu), Steve Garfield (, and Walt Ribeiro (Ustream.TV), here’s the unedited conversation. Recorded on Saturday, August 16, 2008. We discussed topics such as what was best about the show, issues as the big-players enter the space, and […]

New Technology Presentation at Rio International Film Festival

On Thursday, September 28th I moderated a Rioseminars Panel at Festival do Rio 2006 (Rio International Film Festival) titled “New Technologies / Digital Market” with Irina Neves (COO, Cine Mobile), Fabio Lima (COO, Rain Network), and Martha Cavalheiro (Marketing Vice President, Latin America, 20th Century Fox). We each gave a brief presentation and then engaged […]