popcorn Archive

#Storycamp Starts its Countdown

Storycamp is shaping up to be one awesome program for everyone involved, and that includes the general public. Although Storycamp is debuting with it’s first Livecast on June 21st (with Damian Kulash from OK Go), we’ve created materials that anyone can use. We’ve been working on a site to house this content, and we’ve created [&hellip

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Academic European Instructor Evil Robot

WHOA! I know, I know, I’ve totally been slacking on my “Blog Every Single Tuesday” rule. I’ve been busy. Really busy, and I haven’t had a chance to actually think about what I wanted to write. Thus, I’m doing a roundup post. Here’s some brief insight into what I’ve been thinking about and doing: Linking [&hellip

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It’s not *just* Popcorn

I’m really excited about the Popcorn Story Camp coming up this summer. The program planning is coming along nicely, and we’re beginning to make assets (which is always fun). Just check out Kate Hudson’s awesome branding sketches. We’ve even already written the first draft of a sample curriculum to help webmakers and educators spread the [&hellip

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Decontextualization of the Maker Mind

While I was at Mozfest, we came up with this random idea to teach people the concepts of web native filmmaking. Basically, the idea is to take a well known story and remix/hack it using random content, popcorn, html, and CSS. It’s just a way to get the creative juices flowing when you’re not sure [&hellip

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Thinking about Mozfest

Mozfest ended, and I am just outright inspired (and exhausted). I haven’t yet processed the information and ideas that Mozfest brought up for me, so I’m going to write a short blog post (for once). A big part of my thinking at the moment has to do with Popcorn and web native filmmaking. A year [&hellip

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Evolution of Cinema

Is anyone else thinking about the evolution of Cinema? I was just a mentor at the Hive Lab, a fantastic experience that put filmmakers, technologists, choreographers and visual artists together for a week of free-formed creation, at the Adelaide Film Festival in South Australia, and as I was speaking about the web to filmmakers and [&hellip

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