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Support Film about Los Amigos Invisibles

Idaconcpts

La Casa del Ritmo is a film about Los Amigos Invisibles, their manager and former producers – including David Byrne, who first discovered them and brought them from Caracas, Venezuela to New York City. Help us make this project a reality. With close to 400 backers, the project still needs your help. Support their Kickstarter campaign. and Montreal, Canada. Tweet This!

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Working on a Cool Documentary Project for Audi

Geoff Livingston

The Trans-Jordan Landfill trip was part of a larger documentary film being produced by VIVA Creative on behalf of Audi. This will also include a trip to Kenya, Africa later this month to document a second project in the carbon offset program. The offset program addresses the carbon produced during the manufacturing process and the first 50,000 gas powered miles driven in an e-tron.

Youtube Makes User-generated Feature Film

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Version 2 of Viral Success Why And How Your Employees And Business Can Become Trusted Influencers » Youtube Makes User-generated Feature Film: Life In A Day Posted by Anne Herngaard Jul 9th, 2010 Tweet Youtube is launching a global experiment to create a user-generated feature film shot in a single day.

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A very cool Friday project…

The Way of the Web

Still a lot of work to go to get them to the level they need to be at to become business projects rather than educational and fun side projects, but everything is moving in the right direction! Dan Thornton cool sci fi trailer marketing science fiction film short film

4 Takeaways from Photoshop World

Geoff Livingston

Analyzing the body of work comprising the 365 Full Frame Project , I identified two core areas of improvement for my photography. didn’t like the B&W rendering in Lightroom so I moved it to DxO Elite Film Pack (which has lots of lovely “analog” overlays), and used one of the filters for the final B&W version. 4) You Can’t Cook Brilliance. But why?

My Beautiful Broken Brain

Mindjumpers

A couple of months ago, while working on a project in London, I ran into a devastating and at the same time a truly remarkable and life confirming story: the story of Lotje and her beautiful broken brain, which is now turning into a documentary. At this stage I had no idea where it would lead – but I knew immediately that it was imperative to keep filming.

Honda Creatively Leverages Social Media to Help Save Drive-In Movie Theaters

Convince & Convert

The root of the problem is that the movie industry is making the transition from film to digital, resulting in the need for drive-ins to upgrade to digital projectors. Inspired by this issue, Honda is championing an effort called Project Drive-In. The Project Drive-In website showcases a powerful video explaining the situation, plus opportunities for people to get involved.

World Premiere of “La Casa del Ritmo, A Film About Los Amigos Invisbles”

Idaconcpts

Dear readers of idaconcpts.com, With great pleasure I share with an awesome update on  La Casa del Ritmo , A film about Los Amigos Invisibles. first wrote about this project back in February 2011 and I was very happy to support this project. just got news that the world premiere of this amazing documentary will happen this March 2012 at the Miami International Film Festival.

From Hollywood to Aylesbury (and UK freelancers)

The Way of the Web

As it happens, I’m helping out the immensely talented Dalang Films , who are now releasing their own projects after working on many of the biggest films of the last decade. know there’s not one for marketing, so I’ve offered to help out on various odd film jobs to make sure I get included in the nominations!

xPotomac: 7 Tech Trends Changing Media

Geoff Livingston

At the forefront is Google’s Project Glass, an augmented reality head-mounted display (HMD). Project Glass products would provide hands free displays of information currently available to most smartphone users, and allowing for interaction with the Internet via natural language voice commands. The event will be filmed in its entirety and re-presented online at a later date.

The Power of Video & Telling Stories

Firebelly

Over the past few years, I’ve made a series of short films as part of what I call the The Emotion Project. Then we did this film, Hope , with my friend Dre Berry, a native Hoosier. I got to know Dre slowly over many years, but in this little film, Dre lets you his story in just a few short minutes. Stories give our lives meaning. No script. Watch.

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How Lady Gaga Used Social Media To Grow Her Fan Base

Mindjumpers

She made a  film which celebrates her special and unmediated relationship with her fans, the Little Monsters. Lady Gaga then posted a message on her website asking for more videos to be used in the film project. Back in the editing room, in real time as fan videos streamed in, editors were putting them into the film. How Disney Reached 100 Million Page Likes on Facebook.

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A Content Strategy Fit for an Oscar

Spin Sucks

Whether you agree with the Academy’s nomination list or not, planning your content the way movie studios plan their film releases can help to inform your content strategy. Each year, movie makers weigh the return they’re likely to see on their investment in producing a particular film against the cost. By Kerry Gorgone. Oscar season is upon us, and the tweets are flying. Safe Bets.

Youtube Makes Interactive Gallery

Mindjumpers

Director Kevin Macdonald is still editing the most compelling submissions to go into a documentary film, which is produced by Ridley Scott. The film will premiere at the Sundance Festival and on Youtube in January 2011. As a smart way of showing all the footage, Youtube has created an online interactive gallery on their channel.

Capturing One Day of Your Life

Justin Levy

Would you like your chance at being co-director of a film that will be premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival? The project is being called “Life in a Day&# and its goal is to document a single day in the life of the world. If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!

Developing a Kickstarter Marketing Strategy

Kikolani

In order to get funded, this project needs as much exposure as possible. As the Marketing Director for the film, I’m in charge of getting that exposure. At the end of the 30 day Kickstarter campaign, I want to not only share details about the strategies that helped get the project funded, but I also want to look at how Kickstarter can increase a person’s online visibility.

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Create a Positive Website Customer Experience

Spin Sucks

Appeal to the Senses There’s a reason 3-D and IMAX are taking over film industry revenues. variety of tools are available that create quick and easy—yet still high quality—multimedia projects. A few include emaze for presentations, Infogram for infographics, and BeFunky for photo effects and collages. Choose Quality Over Quantity Select your blog and website content judiciously.

Four Brands Using Instagram Really Well

Spin Sucks

Getting ready to launch a product, do a photo shoot, film a commercial, or get made up for a media interview are moments that few people get to experience. Keep the marketing subtle and keep the focus on the experience or emotion your photos project. Today’s guest post is by Yvette Pistorio. love Instagram. I can take the world’s worst picture and boom! Instagram to the rescue!

Making a Murderer: Storytelling Substance Over Style

Spin Sucks

The filmmakers, Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, told  thedailybeast.com  they were just a couple of years out of film school when they borrowed a camera and headed to Wisconsin to document this story. This could be the filmmakers improving their craft, or they may have gained some funding and hired an experienced video pro to add polish later in the project.   By Tony Gnau.

How Being Specific about Social Strategy can Increase Social Influence

Convince & Convert

The Tribeca Film Festival and AT&T are teaming up this year to find out which film every New Yorker should see. The Film for All campaign’s mission is to connect more people to the power of film, and they’re asking for input from the viewers. Tweetable Moments Social media has become so important that it’s integrated into everything we do.

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

At the opening party for a machinima film festival, Jose Marques, a Portuguese venture capitalist friend, sent me an invite to Gmail. Mine was the first Singapore-based Kickstarter project , an unsuccessful crowdfunding attempt for a historical/contemporary book set in Singapore. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr. Ask Chiaki Williams. Maybe.

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How to Help a Tiny Torah Scroll Kickstart An Article of Hope

Waxing UnLyrical

first heard about the documentary film, An Article of Hope , from Debra Silimeo (Debra’s a senior executive with a well-respected DC agency, and also happens to be a neighbor, friend and Bootcamp Buddy of mine). What could a group of astronauts and the Holocaust possibly have in common? More than you think. An Article of Hope. You remember what a horrible tragedy that was, right?

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The Winners From This Year’s SXSW Interactive Awards

Mindjumpers

Green and Non-profit projects that are striving to make the world a better place. The Tiziano Project | 360° Kurdistan. The Johnny Cash Project. While the SXSW Interactive Awards focus on the best new internet destinations and digital experiences, this category is devoted to projects that launched before January 1, 2010. Film / TV. Amusement. Business. Classic.

Interview With N.E.D. - The Rock N Roll Docs

Diva Marketing Blog

The end result was an award winning film -   N.E.D. Today on World Cancer Day Regal Cinemas is showing the film ( schedule ). Andrea Kalin, Director, Executive Producer:  Andrea Kalin is an Emmy Award Winning filmmaker and founder of Spark Media , a production company dedicated to producing films with a social conscience. .  . along with the film. The Movie. N.E.D./Nimesh:

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The Most Exciting Thing Happening In Digital Right Now

Twist Image

Kickstarter is a simple crowdfunding platform that allows individuals to post their creative projects (everything ranging from music and film to technology and journalism) and start an online threshold-pledge system for the funding of the project In short: if you can't get a book deal, you can post your project to Kickstarter, define the budget and invite anybody and everybody who thinks it's a good idea to become a backer of the project. Even more impressive, Kickstarter has a project success rate of close to 45 per cent. creative projects.

How many social media profiles do you need, exactly?

Absolute PA

Do you ever wonder if you should have 1, 2, 3 or MORE social media accounts to represent your different projects online? I was asked this by a filmmaker this week during a Burst Of Brilliance session. Imagine this…once you’re onto your 3rd, 4th or 5th project everything will be 5 x harder to manage. People will know where to connect with you to hear about all of your projects.

Intel and Toshiba Social Video Ads Earn 55M Views – With Fans Playing A Starring Role

The Realtime Report

The basic premise of the fan-centric social film series – looking for love, but in a totally new body each day – conveniently allowed multiple fans to play the main character role. The series’ Facebook page describes the project as “Hollywood’s first film that gives the audience a chance to play the lead role.” The story matters a lot.”

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Solving homelessness, one tweet at a time

SocialFish

The result: a project exploring how conversations about tough issues – ones we’d sometimes prefer to ignore – can lead to meaningful, long-term change. home uses documentary film, social media, and a smartphone game to activate communities to solve homelessness in their own backyards. This is a guest post from Danny Alpert, Executive Producer, @home. Mark Horvath’s blog: [link].

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50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

You can add up to 9 videos, photos, and/or GIFs per project, and you can customize your watermark with high res output! Film, edit and share professional looking videos straight from your smart phone – this app allows you to make videos faster with automatic video editing, include “B Roll” shots, and add logos, lower thirds and intros/outros. Image by Shutterstock.

Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Social media is expected to play a huge role in this year’s tournament, and we’ve compiled some of the most popular and creative marketing campaigns centered around the event: Hyundai’s dedicated Tumblr site will release 120 pieces of football related artwork including GIFs, quotes, illustrations and short films throughout the 2014 World Cup.

Marketing Writers Face Dramatic Shift

Geoff Livingston

Immersive media creates a new demand for dramatic writing skills , usually the domain of more artistic forms such as plays, films and broadcast. In discussing the Google Glass Project/augmented reality session for next week’s xPotomac conference with Patrick Ashamalla , we focused on these challenges. The crossroads is here. The Thomas Hardy Writing Challenge. Image by Joei Lau.

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12 Ways to Improve Your Online Reputation with Wiselike

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Wiselike is the culmination of a project created by CEO Kyu Lee , who has always been interested in career paths and had created several projects to learn about what people do and how they got there. Alex Cox , a British film director and nonfiction author ( Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , anyone?). For marketing purposes. Launching a new blog, company, or startup? Promise.

Why This Weird and Wonderful Global Influencer Campaign Works

Convince & Convert

Called The #Goodweird Project, one of the videos from Russian YouTube star EeOneGuy generated more than 2.8 In addition to the YouTube influencer partnerships, Lenovo has created a dedicated #Goodweird project microsite, which encourages its customers to explore the project and submit photos and videos showcasing their take on what qualifies as #Goodweird. Only time will tell….

Effective Planning for Video Content

ProBlogger

Whether you’re an established blogger or simply trying to break into film production, developing a video requires the consideration of some key pieces before, during, and after the green light process. Bonus Tip: It is important to map out the length of the production to estimate how long it will take to film. Remember the film “2001: A Space Odyssey?” Establish a budget.

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3 Unique Ways Brands Are Approaching Content Creation

Convince & Convert

Marriott Builds Global Content Studio To Further New Projects With YouTube, Snapchat. Through the Global Content Studio, Marriott has launched a dedicated Snapchat presence and has future plans for a series of short films on YouTube and a scripted, digital drama in the works. Image via AdAge. Sour Patch Kids Welcomes Artists To The ‘Brooklyn Patch’. for longer stays.

25 Killer Resources to Learn Storytelling

Writtent Blog

Brand Storytelling Lessons from the Content 2020 Project. Coca Cola’s latest YouTube venture, the Content 2020 project has gotten a lot of attention. It’s something between a narrative and a manifesto, and CMI has the interview with the genius behind the project, Jonathan Mildenhall. 5. The recent kid’s blockbuster film is really nothing more than a compelling commercial.

Will Celebrities Ever GET Social?

Unspoken

Practice what you preach: Oprah, Oprah, Oprah …your OWN TV network premiered the film “ Miss Representation ” and you’ve been prodding viewers to take the pledge: “I pledge to use my voice to spread the message of Miss Representation and challenge the media’s limiting portrayal of women and girls” The movie talks about how women have no power in media and you want them to believe that no one can tell you that you need to lose weight or that you are not significant. It ‘s a given – Celebrities are social. My advice? Digg Digg.