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In this month's fair use question a poetry teacher asks whether a "mash-up" assignment will invite legal trouble. Read more...
“Story drives everything,” says Felicia Pride, accomplished author turned transmedia extraordinaire. The Center enthusiastically welcomes Pride on board as a Media Fellow, bringing a wealth of experience in media storytelling starting with her days as publicist and author in New York to her most recent venture, Pride Collaborative in Washington, D.C.
What does the “user experience” look like for an interactive documentary? LandofOpportunity’s (LoP) Luisa Dantas and Laine-Kaplan Levinson are working closely with Uncharted Digital to figure this out.
The traditional film festival has morphed into a multitude of events beyond film screenings as programmers capitalize on the media expertise that gathers in unexpected places like Columbia, Missouri, Durham, North Carolina, Austin, Texas or Washington, D.C.
BAVC released the Impact Playbook: Best Practices for Understanding the Impact of Media on April 9, 2013, with support from The Fledgling Fund. The report was researched and completed by Harmony Institute, a center that focuses their research on the impact of entertainment on society and individuals.
One way to reach a bigger audience: don't just make a documentary, make the narrative feature, too. Directors at the 2013 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival made a strong case for how documentaries can inform narrative features.