Making Media Now 2012: Thriving in a Changing Landscape

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The Making Media Now conference organized by Filmmakers Collaborative has become the annual must-attend event for New England media makers. This year the event will mark Filmmaker's Collaborative's 25th anniversary and takes place on Friday, June 8, 2012 at Massachusetts College of Art and Design … [Read more...]

Two documentary classes at MassArt this summer

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I'm teaching two courses this summer through MassArt Professional and Continuing Education. Interested in documentary video? Documentary Video Boot Camp will give you the foundation you need to get started. Is there a documentary you'd like to make this summer and you've already got basic production … [Read more...]

Fans, friends, and followers

Fans, Friends, and Followers

This week I had a chance to read Scott Kirsner's new book, Fans, Friends & Followers, which provides a fresh guide to building an audience in the new media landscape. The book starts out by painting with broad brush strokes the challenges artists have faced finding an audience for their work and … [Read more...]

Four books covering Internet and Web

Weaving the Web

If I had to pick four relatively current books that will help readers develop a better understanding of the World Wide Web, I would suggest the following books. It was hard to narrow down the list to four, but sometimes less is more. This particular list stems from a recent conversation with Lance … [Read more...]

Boston Media Makers, Meeting Notes, September 7, 2008

Pierre-Loic Assayag, who I know from the old Viant days (at one point we both worked for this digital business consulting firms that rose and fell during the era of irrational exuberance) is now working on Traackr, a fascinating start-up which tracks and compiles social media data and produces a set … [Read more...]