Category Archive: Participatory culture

Life in a day – online

If you’ve not seen it yet, you can now view Kevin Macdonald and Ridley Scott‘s mega collaborative project – Life in a Day – on You Tube. Alongside the film you can access… Continue reading

99 Percent: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film

How to reflect Occupy Wall Street and the actions it’s inspiring across the US?  99 Percent: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film is the response of a group of  US documentary film directors, producers,… Continue reading

PressPausePlay

No time to review this now. But I’m sure you’re interested in seeing it… “The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing… Continue reading

Umbrella of Crowdsourcing

The people at The Daily Crowdsource – the “#1 site for crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and open innovation news” – have come up with a proposed taxonomy of their field in an info-graphic. David Alan… Continue reading

Open Video Conference – 2011

It’s this year’s Open Video Conference (OVC) in NYC this weekend. “Open video is the movement to promote free expression and innovation in online video.” I was there last year and it was a great… Continue reading

Post-Digital Encounters

At last Friday’s Post-Digital Encounters Symposium in Bristol we gathered to think about how “media practice sits within the academy in the “post-digital” age”. One starting point for the day was Nicholas Negroponte‘s 1998 prediction in… Continue reading

Documenting Change

Today’s Guardian includes a supplement, Documenting Change, in association with Crossover Labs / The Sheffield DocFest which starts this Wednesday. Collaborative and participatory documentary is featured, with more detail on projects I’ve posted about here in… Continue reading

Burning Man – a documentary

Filmmaker Mike DePrez is fundraising on Kickstarter for “Captured” a collaborative documentary about Burning Man, the annual festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert which has huge significance in the story of participatory culture.… Continue reading

A Filmmaker-in-Residence

Good news this week from Cannes, where  Katerina Cizek / Gerry Flahive‘s ‘Out my Window’ was the deserving winner of a Digital Emmy for non-fiction at MIP-TV. I’ve enthused about this National Film… Continue reading

18DaysinEgypt

18DaysinEgypt is a project just announced that fuses citizen journalism and documentary, “to tell the story of the Egyptian revolution with the same tools that helped share it with the world in realtime…a… Continue reading