Documentary pick: Creativity & Business

Documentary pick: Creativity & Business

So I love Documentary! And have been watchful on this new stream of documentaries investigating the way we live through design and business exploring. In this creative era, where ideas become power, no longer business persists without great design ideas, neither these reach the crowds without elaborated business strategies. New devices, new visuals, new ways to … Continue reading

52 Revision Secrets | App trailer

52 Revision Secrets | App trailer

Recently I have worked on a promo video wich presents the app “52 Revision Secrets”, focused on helping GCSE students on the revision process. We used a documentary style approach, filming the students, the psychologist app developer  and teachers in one of the schools, partner of the project. A 2.30min video that shows all the … Continue reading

Short Story Ville | Promo video

Short Story Ville | Promo video

During the summer me and small crew embraced a spontaneous collaboration to promote the Short Story Festival, which took place on the 14th July, 2012, in Bristol at the Arnolfini. I helped as Assistant Director, Director of Photography and 2nd Camera. The promotional video was published on the web to create buzz before the event and it … Continue reading

WIKIMEDIA

WIKIMEDIA

A Free Knowledge Movement Do you have that bad impression about Wikipedia? So had I. At university we are not allowed to use it as a reference, and normally when you ask your friends’s opinion he/she will say something like “Oh that thing where anyone can write and change?! Nah that’s not really reliable”. The truth … Continue reading

Postdigital Encounters

Postdigital Encounters

Last Friday, on the 24th of June several media practitioners, researchers and academics joined the Post-digital Encounters, an one-day symposium that asked “are we postigital yet?”. The event explored how the new digital technology era has influenced creativity and media practice. Educational perspectives, research and media practice projects were presented, and even a QR workshop … Continue reading

Future Artists’ model & Invisible circus film

Future Artists’ model & Invisible circus film

Finally… finally I watched the incredible documentary “Invisible Circus – No dress Rehearsal” by Naomi Smyth. Some weeks ago I went to a Future Artists talk in the Watershed at Bristol. Here I was introduced to the breathtaking film – Invisible Circus, the documentary, as a first experiment within a new model to distribute indy … Continue reading

public Youtube screening confiscated

public Youtube screening confiscated

Six days ago took place a significant and polemic riot in STokes Croft street in Bristol, UK, against the recent opening of a new Tesco express store. In a neighbourhood where the local production and local commerce is a stamp and a believe, the big supermarket chain company, opened a new store on the 15th … Continue reading

I-DOCS

I-DOCS

I-Docs, the first lab/symposium dedicated to interactive documentary. On the 25th of March took place the event on Watershed, Bristol. The symposium was a day long event which showcased new projects, motivated discussion around artistic, technological, economic and political implications of new forms of factual representation, much known as documentaries. It was a pleasure and … Continue reading

Working on “Are You Happy Project”

Reinterpretation of the “Are You Happy Project” The “Are You Happy ?” project  asks what we can learn from documentary and contemporary life when we ask the same question across different cultures and locations, as the project leader Mandy Rose refers. As a group (UWE MA Media students) we were asked or motivated to find … Continue reading