Zachary Cooper, a freshman at El Dorado High School, won a $10,000 scholarship in the third annual “Drive Smart: No Distractions, No Excuses” teen digital short contest. Cooper’s digital short was selected from more than 500 submissions from across the country, said CTIA Wireless Foundation Executive Director Athena Polydorou, who traveled to Placentia last week to […]
The OUT Web Fest (OWF), a two-year-old digital short film festival recognizing queer storytellers, is slated for May 12 at the YouTube Space LA, honoring three LGBTQ influencers for their contributions within the space. Tyler Oakley,...Show More Summary
What's the best way to write in the digital age? Short, according to Roy Peter Clark, vice president of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. The Internet has I’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a short story all over again.
Andrew Pinder was perhaps best known as former UK e-Envoy, but I knew and respected him through a variety of his other roles including Chair of Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited (DMSL). Very sadly, after a short illness, he has just died. You can find a DMSL statement with a short record of Andrew’s distinguished record here.
Shortly after announcing a USB-C external SSD, Western Digital has announced a USB-C version of its externally-powered spinning metal G-Drives in capacities of up to 10TB. They will also be available in 4TB and 8TB models. The company...Show More Summary
You often hear people waxing poetic about the difference between film and digital, so much so that it’s become something of a cliché. A short video essay about the glories of 16mm film by The Royal Ocean Film Society steers directlyShow More Summary
Last week, FlickerFest came to town, and if you’ve never given it a look before you should do so next time it rolls around. Off the back of Bondi Flickerfest 2017, the touring selection of the 26th International Short Film Festival made its way to Palace Electric Cinemas as it nears the back end of […]
Carrie Fisher had completed her work on Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi before her unexpected death in late December. Shortly after her passing, Lucasfilm confirmed that they had "no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher's...Show More Summary
Why I Chose a Union Voice at Thrillist Anthony Schneck Shortly after news broke that Thrillist had secured a $100 million investment as part of a deal to merge with three other digital properties and create a new media behemoth, a few of us on the editorial staff began discussing the possibility of unionizing. Show More Summary
Molecular Informatics, Culture Pain, Science Commercialization, and Early UIs DARPA Looking to Molecular Informatics -- Instead of relying on the binary digital logic of computers based on the Von Neumann architecture, Molecular Informatics...Show More Summary
Rachel Roy has embraced digital marketing and social media from the start — sometimes landing herself in controversy, which she gracefully manages to shake off — so it’s no surprise she’s made a series of short videos titled “Rachel’s Favorites” at Smashbox in Culver City earlier this month, that...
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What would Marilyn Monroe have made of it? One of the most filmed and photographed women of the last century, Monroe has sprung back to life on the digital screen thanks to Kendall Jenner, who bobbed her hair, lip-synchs her way through a few famous songs and vamps for the camera in a short film...
Vice Media is moving into scripted video programming, thanks to a partnership with digital media studio Blackpills. Read More
Vice Media has inked a distribution deal with Blackpills, a French digital studio specializing in short form content for millennials, to release its first-ever slate of scripted shows. The shows will be helmed by celebrated filmmakers...Show More Summary
On April 4th, RocketJump will premiere a new show, and this one looks like it’s going to get weird. The digital studio co-founded by Freddie Wong has launched a short teaser for Dimension 404, an anthology series coming soon to Hulu. Each...Show More Summary
Fuji’s Instax square format camera was first mentioned at Photokina back in September last year. At the time it was “in development”. Shortly after they released a somewhat cryptic short movie to advertise the camera. Now, it seems the development may be completed. Show More Summary
A Barbie-style commercial parody spot for a digital internet short is casting young talent for speaking roles. Two child female actors are needed for the piece, which will shoot March 19 in New York City. Those hired will be paid $50 for the day. Learn more or apply through the full listing here. Show More Summary
In today’s edition of the digital boom: Not too many people have been long Bitcoin and short gold the last 5 years. I remain bullish on Bitcoin and the digital boom. Even at these prices I would rather own 1 Bitcoin than an ounce of gold. Today – 78 percent of the gold produced each year goes into jewelery. Show More Summary
Rime comes out on 26th May. Tequila Works' once PlayStation exclusive puzzle adventure game is set for PC, PS4 and Xbox One in both physical and digital form, priced £29.99. Shortly after, Rime launches on Nintendo Switch also as a physical and digital release, but this time priced £39.99. We've asked for an explanation for the tenner increase. Read more…