Transmedia Activism Workshop at the Open Video Conference

The Open Video Conference, in New York City on June 19-20, 2009, will bring together artists, activists, academics, technologists and entrepreneurs to explore issues of transparency, collaboration and decentralization in online video. On Day 2 of the conference, Vicki Callahan (Founder of the Conceptual Studies program at Universty of Wisconsin at Milwaukee), Lotje Sodderland (creator of Planet of Slums, a multi-authored web documentary in production) and I will conduct a hands-on workshop on Transmedia Activism, entitled "Creating a Cross-Media Platform for Social Issue Campaigns." We will explore parts of the transmedia activism framework specifically related to online video creation and distribution, and how the strategic use of those tools advance a social change campaign.

The conference promises to be engaging and thought-provoking. Conference speakers include: Clay Shirky, Ted Hope (Film producer, Adventureland), Lance Weiler (The Workbook Project), Nina Paley (Sita Sings the Blues) and Sam Gregory, Program Director of Witness. Hope to see you there.

(Cross-posted with Feminism 3.0.)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

wow, what a fantastic program - would I could got there. I hope you will blog about this or tweet it - let me know the hashtag