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Support Film about Los Amigos Invisibles


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.

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

Do this to successfully hand over ANY project

Absolute PA

In it I mentioned handing over a project to my new assistant. Then read on to learn the golden rules for stress free project delegation… Only hand over one project at a time. By project I mean any new process, however big or small. So now, I hand over one project at a time. I’m on more digital film than a Paris Hilton lookalike. Scary right?

Advertising Flight 2020: Destination “The Future” @whartonfoa #whartonfoa – The Wharton Future of Advertising Program’s Advertising 2020 Project

Blue Focus Marketing

The following post by Cheryl Burgess ( @ckburgess ) was initially published as a contribution to T he Wharton Future of Advertising Program’s Advertising 2020 Project. Today, however, despite many more “advanced” forms of media fighting for consumer attention, both film and radio continue to thrive as important industries. Why TV Ads Won’t Disappear. Advertising & Mktg.

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.

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. I 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. 2) Layers and Masks. Check it out. But why?

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.

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. I 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! in 14 years.

The Power of Video & Telling Stories


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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This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16


Preparing social media reports and associated graphics; Producing (filming and editing) in-house videos… Public Relations & Communications Coordinator , Electronic Transactions Association – The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. vibrant, healthier, and involved communities.

How Lady Gaga Used Social Media To Grow Her Fan Base


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.

My Beautiful Broken Brain


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. ” Lotje. -

Developing a Kickstarter Marketing Strategy


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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Youtube Makes Interactive Gallery


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.

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

Waxing UnLyrical

I 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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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.

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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. I love Instagram. I can take the world’s worst picture and boom! How Do I Look?

Hot Nonprofit Marketing Jobs This Week – February 16


Cornelius Arts and Community Center makes art accessible through professional art exhibitions, art classes for all ages and a flexible performance space that may include independent film screenings as well as performing arts events. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! Other duties include managing website and gift shop.

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. A variety of tools are available that create quick and easy—yet still high quality—multimedia projects. Save florid language and lengthy diatribes for academic assignments or creative side projects. Choose Quality Over Quantity Select your blog and website content judiciously.

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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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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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!

Making a Murderer: Storytelling Substance Over Style

Spin Sucks

The filmmakers, Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, told 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.

The Most Exciting Thing Happening In Digital Right Now

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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.

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. N.E.D. , N.E.D''s

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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.

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.

Find Your Brand's Content Marketing Groove

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Now entering into its third year, this passion project of mine's goal is to build the largest oral history of electric bass players. born (but London-based) artist has become known for his original bass compositions, but even more better known for his solo bass covers of film soundtracks, video game themes, rock songs, pop tunes and classical compositions. passion project.

The 5 Commandments of How to Raise $1Million on Kickstarter

Waxing UnLyrical

Five years ago, any method of raising capital for a project would generally require a substantial profit share once the product came to fruition. The concept is simple : a budding entrepreneur or artist creates a video explaining their idea for a product or project and posts it to the website ( like Dan Cohen did ). Draw out a storyline for your video before filming. Be simple.

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.

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?). Still, I should add that the focus should be on professional pursuits! (Of

How to Create Animated GIFs that Stand Out

Socially Sorted

I’m a huge advocate for creating original content, so this is a great tool for quickly and easily creating a GIF by filming yourself face to camera. Here’s an example of the what you can potentially achieve with multiple GIFs: The app allows you to save your projects as animated GIFs or as short videos. Image By Shutterstock. Not any more. It’s simple. 1 Giphy.

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


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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The Winners From This Year’s SXSW Interactive Awards


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.

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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? Many creators: artists, authors, filmmakers, entrepreneurs (especially the multi-passionate kind) fall into the trap of creating a new presence for each of their creative endeavours or projects. This army then become fans of each of their individual projects.

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Will Celebrities Ever GET Social?


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.

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. Time. So they gave up.