PowerPoint Transmedia: Choose Your Own Documentary

choose your own doc

The Storyscapes section of the Tribeca Film Festival this year was a bit like an oversized playground. Housed in multiple stories of a lofty Tribeca building, the transmedia installations were interspersed with Bombay toting waiters and bars. The majority of the exhibitions I took part…  Read more


In Trans(media)ition: the Seattle Transmedia Independent Film Festival


After ten years of being the scrappy little guy to the Seattle International Film Festival’s big kahuna, the Seattle True Independent Film Festival has run its course — which is exactly why I decided to visit the tech-addicted city (as…  Read more


Futurestates Launches Final Season with Seven Films and One Immersive Storyworld

Guillermo Diaz stars in Tina Mabry's Ant. (Photo: Tommy Maddox Upshaw)Guillermo Diaz stars in Tina Mabry's Ant. (Photo: Tommy Maddox Upshaw)

Launching today is the fifth and final season of ITVS’s online series, Futurestates — short films by independent filmmakers “exploring the visions and various challenges of what life might look like in an America of the not so distant future,…  Read more


Share Your Life with a Stranger… for 20 Days

Wigon (1)

Anonymity is hot at the moment, with Secret gaining followers while anonymity fails — like Snapchat’s recent troubles — make front page news. As always, the key to catching a trend wave is to work the interstices and margins —…  Read more