A great read if you are into filmmaking. Especially anyone interested in taking the Convergence Course, which is a mixture of classical linear storytelling and digital, interactive production. The three month course, which I hope to start in September, will be less expensive than the comparable cost of available courses in new journalism and convergence media. Although most of the work is project based – development and practical – I use Eisenstein as a way of covering the basis of film theory.
Author: Charley Weber
I work as a writer and creative media trainer and assessor with UK Apprenticeship qualifications organisations. My career has mostly been as a film editor and sometimes producer in commercials, corporate films and documentaries in the US and the Near East. In music, I've had releases in film and mostly worked as a club music director and contracting producer for a 24-hour music festival. With the surprisingly warm reception of my book 'Ragamuffin's Tale: Growing up in counterculture', my interest is increasingly turning toward writing.
What advances in tech don’t address is how to keep up with and operate these different technologies and how to use them holistically within the context of traditional good storytelling practice.
In the next series of posts I will walk through an entire creative cycle of a digital design and writing project.
This must have been at No. 1 for six months now. Amazing and unexpected. Btw, since the book, Ragamuffin has somehow become my artist name.
The NY Times offers some of the best and only Open Source reporting. Many of…