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Teen Summer Video Activist Camp @ VIVO

Video Revolution! Making your message August 5-9, 2013 9 AM-4 PM Final Exhibition: Friday, August 9, 4:30-6 PM ¡VIVO la revolución! Youth ages 13-18 are invited to spend a week at VIVO immersed in the hands-on creation of documentaries, news, commercials, music videos, public service announcements, viral videos and/or other mediums for creating persuasive messaging. […]

Summer video camp for teens at VIVO

Video Revolution! Making your message (click above for the application form and contact info) August 5-9, 2013 9 AM-4 PM Final Exhibition: Friday, August 9, 4:30-6 PM ¡VIVO la revolución! Youth ages 13-18 are invited to spend a week at VIVO immersed in the hands-on creation of documentaries, news, commercials, music videos, public service announcements, […]

Is there a Social-Media Fueled Protest Style? An Analysis From #jan25 to #geziparki | technosociology

 Guardian coverage of Turkey is pretty good but this one is from a social-media analyst in Turkey.  Great summary of the history, leading up to the current events. Is there a Social-Media Fueled Protest Style? An Analysis From #jan25 to #geziparki | technosociology. “So, let’s get some of the Tahrir/Taksim comparisons out of the way. […]

Flick teaches video journalism at VIVO

Learn on-camera reporting, off-camera interview skills, documentary shooting techniques, polished journalistic writing skills, and documentary editing. February 23, 2013 – 12:00pm – 5:00pm February 24, 2013 – 12:00pm – 5:00pm Video Journalism At VIVO Media Arts 1965 Main St @ 4th To sign up email us at education@vivomediaarts.com or call 604.872.8337/ext.1 Participants will develop a documentary concept […]

Anonymoose at VIVO this Friday!

Catherine Falkner and I made an avant-garde propaganda film in Newfoundland with the Tordon Players during our residency at Black Bag Media Collective… The first public screening will be this Friday! Check it out: IN MEDIAS RES A short film festival featuring artists living and working in Mount Pleasant. Graciously supported by the Mount Pleasant […]

Parade of Lost Souls 2012

This was my video installation for the Secret Souls Walk at Parade of Lost Souls 2012. Thanks to Nahid Karimaghalou and Reza Shahidi-Nejad who were my awesome volunteers!  Without them I’d be wetter, and would have had far more TV’s short-out in the rain – there were enough of those as it was! More of […]

Video Journalism workshops at VIVO

Learn on-camera reporting, off-camera interview skills, documentary shooting techniques, polished journalistic writing skills, and documentary editing. Participants will develop a documentary concept (or bring one you have in mind) and shoot footage that will be analyzed and edited over two workshop sessions.  You are welcome to use VIVO’s video cameras, or you can bring your […]

Extraction is in the works

After two years of research and planning, Theatre Conspiracy is digging into the creation of the documentary-style play Extraction. Our international cast and team of theatre artists are in residence at The Cultch in Vancouver for the next couple of weeks to experiment before a work-in-progress presentation at Your Kontinent: Richmond International Film & Media […]

The Cultch presents Extraction

Here’s a little taste of the show I’m working on for Theatre Conspiracy.  Our workshop performances will happen in July at the Cultch and at the Richmond Int’l Film & Media Arts Festival. The Cultch presents Extraction – YouTube. “Through the biographies of four performers, the bilingual, documentary-style play Extraction looks at lives transformed by […]

Online surveillance bill opens door for Big Brother – CBC News

Terry Milewski Politics Online surveillance bill opens door for Big Brother – Politics – CBC News. “Essentially, [this law] says that government agents may enter an ISP when they wish, without a warrant, and demand to see absolutely everything — including all data anywhere on the network — and to copy it all. If that […]

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