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THE NEW, NEW MEDIA: TAKING FILM FROM THE WEB TO THE WORLD

(MIFF 2011, Talking Pictures Express)

What are the consequences when the technology is there for everyone to be an artist? A filmmaker? A musician? MIFF 2011 title PressPausePlay tells us that technology has opened the floodgates for new markets and new audiences, but who's breaking through the clutter of online noise, and how does film really get from the web to the world? With broadcaster and academic Deb Verhoeven, Simon Goodrich (Victorian president, Australian Interactive Media Industry Association), Simon Britton (Mediawave), Ahmed Salama (Online Director, The Tunnel/The 135k Project), Emily Sexton (Artistic Director, Next Wave Festival), Dr Christy Dena (Transmedia Victoria), and Amy Gebhardt (director, We Were Here).

Monday 1 August
5.30pm - 6.15pm

Stella Artois Festival Lounge, Forum Theatre

FREE EVENT

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