Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Tribeca Robert De Niro Birthday Party

August 26, 2013   |   filed under Community, Participation, Social Media, Tribeca, Vine

Image courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival website Robert De Niro celebrated his 70th birthday on Saturday, August 17th. To mark this momentous occasion, the editors at the Tribeca Film Festival website have commissioned Vines from eight of their favorite Vine makers. The results are terrific. Tribeca also made a few GIF’s that are hilarious and… Read more »

The Power Inside

August 16, 2013   |   filed under Facebook, Movie, Participation, Social Video, Video

The battle for earth has begun. Are you going to help save it or destroy it? That’s what computer chip manufacturers Intel and Toshiba are asking as they launch “The Power Inside,” a social film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon. The film stars Harvey Keitel, Craig Roberts, Analeigh Tipton, Reid Ewing, Zack Pearlman… Read more »

The Virtual Choir

August 14, 2013   |   filed under Music, Participation, TED, Video, YouTube

Check out this amazing project by composer/musician Eric Whitacre. He led a virtual choir of over 185 people in 2011, creating a piece of music using YouTube videos. He now has completed his fourth rendition of the Virtual Choir project that includes 8,409 video from 5,905 singers in 101 countries! His idea stemmed from a… Read more »

Station To Station: A Nomadic Happening

August 9, 2013   |   filed under Art, Community, Concerts, Participation, Video

Video artist Doug Aitken is well known for his immersive large scale multi-channel video installations that have taken space on hundreds of surfaces, both interior and exterior. For his latest project, Aitken has teamed up with the Levi’s brand to create, “a liquid platform for artistic experimentation that connects artists, musicians and cultural icons with… Read more »

Participant Media Launches Pivot

August 1, 2013   |   filed under Broadcast, Participation, Social TV, Television, Video

A new cable network targeting millennials has hit the airwaves today. Pivot is driven to reach “The New Greatest Generation,” with a line of original programming, numerous documentaries and a slate of syndicated content. Powered by Participant Media, Pivot will be available on any device, live and on-demand, offering the most comprehensive set of TV… Read more »