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A Real-Time Crowdsourced Production by New Yorkers

Posted in film, ideas by aldorf on August 19, 2011

“The ‘New York Writes Itself’ script is a record of the real people in New York and what they have said and done as witnessed by a group of observational New Yorkers. If you hear a great quote or something catches your eye, submit it here as part of the script. Quotes, scenes and characters in the script are selected to be made into productions – like posters, exhibitions, music videos and short films.” Read more at www.newyorkwritesitself.com

The Bicycle Film Festival – Your Submissions By March 17 2011

Posted in Animation, design, film, Media, photography by aldorf on January 6, 2011

It’s Tenth Anniversary!

The Bicycle Film Festival screens films and videos documenting, depicting, promoting and supporting bike culture in all its forms. Films can be any length, but to be eligible for our shorts programs, we prefer films under 10 minutes and strongly discourage films that are already posted online


Making Future Magic – Excellent Future Forecast by Dentsu + Berg

Posted in film, ideas, pioneers by aldorf on November 24, 2010

This is the first of two video sketches illustrating some of the ideas and principles behind Dentsu London’s communications strategy Making Future Magic.

This is part of a collaboration between Dentsu London and BERG. You can read more about both films at Dentsu London’s blog bit.ly/​mediasurfaces and on BERG’s blog here bit.ly/​incidentalmedia and here bit.ly/​thejourney_ms

How Trends & Creativity Become Contagious

Posted in film, ideas by aldorf on November 9, 2010

Not an entire new thought but absolutely relevant these days and well-done executed.

INFLUENCERS is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious today in music, fashion and entertainment.
The film attempts to understand the essence of influence, what makes a person influential without taking a statistical or metric approach.
Written and Directed by Paul Rojanathara and Davis Johnson, the film is a Polaroid snapshot of New York influential creatives (advertising, design, fashion and entertainment) who are shaping today’s pop culture.
“Influencers” belongs to the new generation of short films, webdocs, which combine the documentary style and the online experience. Read more here.

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