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    Second Screen: The Future of TV, or The Latest Sign of Our Shrinking Attention Spans?

    Maybe it should be expected that TV is embracing socializing instead of discouraging distraction. So while some may view the current developments in second screen TV apps with surprise, the truth is that they're really a logical continuation in the direction the medium has always pointed toward.

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    Five Insights From IFW's "Transmedia Is for the People" Panel

    Panel moderator Liz Rosenthal, of digital media group Power to the Pixel, opened Independent Film Week's "Transmedia is for the People" discussion by lamenting declines in the time and money that audiences have to devote to media, even as the quantity and variety of content and channel...

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    New York Film Festival to Include Two New Programs: Transmedia Weekend and Midnight Movies Section

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that the 50th anniversary of its New York Film Festival will include two new programs: NYFF Convergence, a premier showcase and conference for transmedia projects, and a Midnight Movies section for horror, thriller and suspense films.

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    Before Jumping on the Transmedia Bandwagon: The Four Ways to Approach Transmedia Storytelling

    The digital revolution has spurred a revolution in storytelling, and filmmakers have been exploring ways to host, extend, amplify and augment their audio-visual narratives online since the Internet became a popular communication device. Transmedia is now the buzz word; the Tribeca Film Institute ha...

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    Transmedia Hollywood 3: Rethinking Creative Relations

    Transmedia Hollywood is a conference, in its third year, which I used to work on. It is a joint venture between UCLA’s producer’s Program Chair Prof. Denise Mann and legendary scholar and now USC professor Henry Jenkins. It was intended as an offshoot of MIT’s Futures of Entertainm...

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    DIY Days in L.A.

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    Why Marshall McLuhan would Dig Transmedia and DIY Distribution

    UCLA is hosting a DIY Day this Friday 9AM to 7:30 PM and The Film Collaborative's Orly Ravid and Jeffrey Winter will present their new must-read book "How to Sell Your Film Without Selling Your Soul" at 6:30. It will all take place at the Charles E. Young Research Library on the north side of the ...

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    TIFF 2011 and into AFM

    Another overdue blog, this time on the Toronto Film Festival: TIFF 2011 was also an indication of the upcoming AFM, now contemplating changes of its own - moving its venue from Santa Monica to downtown L.A. for example. As AFM seems to be defining itself more and more as an event to take care of the core business of film buying and selling rather than of discovery and new film adventures, although panel discussions continue as a sidebar, Toronto continues to roll out new features along with showcasing so many films it is impossible to take it all in. As for AFM this year, based on Toronto's activities, I predict fewer Europeans will come, m...

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    Grants to Grab

    Deadline October 10: At Tribeca Film Institute grants are available to support exceptional storytellers from the U.S. and around the world.How? Through funding: over a million dollars annually in grants for both narrative and documentary films and new media projects. Through real-world connections: In an era of the easy "Like" we create opportunities for filmmakers to genuinely connect with industry professionals and with each other. Through support: We offer guidance and provide one-on-one assistance through the filmmaking process.Why? Because well-told stories bring communities together. They captivate us, and they have the potential to cr...

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