DIYDays is a roving conference for those who create which consists of talks, workshops, presentations and open sessions centered on creativity and storytelling. DIYDays strives to present discussion and debate while highlighting innovation.
How is transmedia production and distribution different from film, tv, video and game distribution? Join Anita Ondine and David Beard as they deliver a practical overview of the process of producing and distributing transmedia experiences. From budgeting and scheduling to designing an integrated workflow to the distribution of transmedia works across a broad range of delivery platforms – “How to Design Transmedia” provides an overview of how to integrate transmedia effectively into your production and distribution process.
COWORKING SPACE AT 3RD WARD New York-based creative professionals take note! Odds are, you’re familiar with 3rd Ward, the massive workspace in Bushwick full of all sorts of resources, supplies… read more
CONNECTED with Tiffany Shlain We caught up with Tiffany Shlain as she prepares to release her newest feature, CONNECTED “An Autoblogography about Love, Death and Technology.” A DIY pioneer,… read more
Michael Margolis of GetStoried gave a presentation on personal branding to a packed room at DIYDays NYC. The following vid captures the presentation – please excuse the camera mic.
THE REAL YOU: PERSONAL BRANDING, SOCIAL MEDIA & STORYTELLING
Hello, is this microphone on? As an artist or creative, it’s easy to talk about your passions. Sure, everybody has a story to tell. Yet getting others to see, care, and believe in the same things you do is a different story. How can you market your truth in way that’s still relevant and genuine? This session introduces a new ego mindset for social media with brand frameworks that will encourage people to embrace and buying into your work.
RADAR NYC 11.12.10 WATCH
Auto-Tune the News: Rent Too Damn High! Song
Well the greats of Auto-Tune the News (RADAR Ep.27 – ATTN) have done it again. They have used the evils of auto-tune for good! How you ask? Well they took the already comical Jimmy McMillan and made a musical number out of his speeches during the Gubernatorial debates. It’s hard not… read more
New Breed LA: The Integrity of Story [vid] For the community of working-class filmmakers at New Breed a constantly evolving creative process of telling our stories is the one thing we can count on in these changing times. Embarking on journeys through deeper methods of collaboration & engaging with fans across various platforms is certainly exciting – but one thing is for certain, the creative needs to be… read more
Before I Die – RADAR S3 ep 28 [vid] Before I Die is a rare form of Interactive Art, started by K.S. Rives and Nicole Kenney, creating life, out of death. Using a Polaroid camera, Rives and Kenney have traveled far and wide asking people what they would like to do before they die, and snapping their photo as they answer. Rives and Kenny found that asking an age-old… read more
Bre Pettis loves to make things, share them with the world, and support others in their dreams of making things. He co-founded MakerBot Industries to bring manufacturing to the masses and he co-founded Thingiverse so there would be a place for to share digital designs on the web. He is also a founder of NYCResistor, a hacker collective that seeks to learn, share, and make things. When Bre’s not making things, he is sleeping.
The Universal Record Database, otherwise known as the “definitive site for human achievement” is an interesting crowdsourced project that encourages users to share, break and tell stories around the world records they set. President and co-founder Dan Rollman shares how URDB has grown into an online and offline community.
UNIVERSAL RECORD DATABASE – DAN ROLLMAN
What do ‘Most money destroyed for profit’, the ‘Longest shhh’ and ‘Most flaxseed cracker people created in one minute’ have in common? They are all records held on Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson’s Universal Record Database, otherwise known as the ‘definitive site for human achievement’. Dan Rollman takes us through the thinking behind the project and shares how URDB has built a dedicated community.
NEW BREED: Tour De Fours: Episode 1 We’re introduced to the dudes as the fall tour kicks off in Columbia, MO, where we weather sellout screenings, impromptu parades, and travel delays before heading west.
Current Tour Schedule:
Sep 19 – Sep 21
Oct 1 – Oct 6
Santa Fe, NM
Oct 8 – Oct 15
Oct… read more
RADAR NYC 3.24.11 Artwork by Cynthia Von Buhler via Dr. Sketchy’s
Parts + Labor
Parts + Labor from Sean O'Malley on Vimeo.
Parts + Labor is a cute short film made by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Sean O’Malley and starring Barak Hardley and Tipper Newton. In it, a girl on a budget tries to get her motorbike fixed and strikes up a conversation… read more
DIY list #4 OpenSourceCinema.org is a collaborative documentary project to create a feature film about copyright in the digital age. The film entitled, Basement Tapes is a crowdsourced doc that welcomes submissions from the community mixed with footage shot around the world by a traditional crew.
WHY: Projects like OSC and A Swarm of Angels are new models in production and distribution. They… read more