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Media That Matters Premiere

I went to the premiere screenings of the MediaRights’ Media That Matters Film Festival; it was a great evening with fantastic short films. All the filmmakers were there to answer questions which made it a special evening, well worth $11.
May 30, 7:00 PM at NYC’s IFC Center. More>>
If you aren’t in the NYC area, no […]

NYC Write-a-thon

A talented writer/director Debra Kirchner (The Tollbooth) sent me a message the other day about a very cool fundraiser she is involved with that I wanted to let you know about - might be some folks here who either wish to donate dough or time to New York Writer’s Coalition (NYWC). From her message: “NYWC […]

I’ve been haranging filmmaker and writer Harriette Yahr to contribute to this blog on the subject of short films, which she is working on (thank you Harriette!). But she has been very busy since Sundance (I linked to an earlier article on the film Strange Culture) and she just got back from Florida reporting on […]

DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation

After a two-year world tour, conceptual artist, writer and musician DJ Spooky will bring his acclaimed multimedia performance piece Rebirth of a Nation to the Tribeca Film Festival on May 4th and 5th, 2007 (9 PM).
An audio and visual re-imagining of D.W. Griffith’s groundbreaking and polarizing 1915 classic, The […]

Five Media Arts Fellows have made short films to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Media Arts Fellowships. The filmmakers are Jem Cohen, Luciano Larobina, Valerie Soe, James Spooner and Casper Stracke.

Watch the other shorts, or make your own remix on Eyespot.
Renew Media has partnered with Eyespot for this project. Eyespot […]

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