CASE STUDY: Homeless Nation â€“ www.homelessnation.org
How a traditional documentary filmmaker embraced social networking, creating an online community before myspace and facebook, and empowered thousands of homeless people across Canada to become bloggers and citizen journalists
CASE STUDY: RIP: A Remix Manifesto
Director Brett Gaylor will share how using social media during all stages of production built an audience for the work, who not only helped create the film, but distribute it as well.
CASE STUDY: Gaza/Sderot â€“ http://www.gaza-sderot.arte.tv
â€¨Arguably the most succesful Cross Media project of the last several years, Gaza/Sderot was produced by Upian (France) in collaboration with ArteFrance as well as the magazine L'Express and national French arts agencies. The website was then later re-packaged for a one hour television broadcast. It's a compelling example of content, form, and an innovative financing strategy.
CROSS MEDIA OVERVIEW â€“ CHRISTY DENA
Christy Dena is an academic and transmedia practicioner who will give an overview of various cross-platform projects of the past several years.
EVOLUTION OF STORYTELLING â€“ LANCE WEILERâ€¨
Lance no longer calls himself a filmmaker - he is a digital storyteller. He explains what this means and his approach to telling stories in the digital age.
Scott Kirsner's blog Cinematech is the leading authority on the intersection of cinema and technology. Kirsner will share inspiring case stories from his book "Fans, Friends and Followers" on how documentary filmmakers are building audiences online.â€¨â€¨THE NEW DIGITAL TEAM â€“ Evan Jones, Stitchmediaâ€¨ Most filmmakers are unfamiliar with the new media production process, making scheduling, budgeting and conceptualizing their projects a challenging transition. This presentation is about how to migrate the smart, DIY instincts that are crucial to documentary success to the online world
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