"The explosion of digital video has created an unprecedented level of choice for viewers. Netflix VP of Product Innovation Todd Yellin and his team devised a system to cut through the clutter and match viewers with the stories they’ll love."
Amidst all the hoopla over the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and their motion processors, faster CPUs, and larger screens, people are missing that Apple's latest smartphones are also a high-quality camera that filmmakers—or aspiring ones—can keep in their pockets.
"The aim of this research is to understand how much User-Generated Content (UGC) is used on air and online by 24-hour news channels, why editors and journalists of these news outlets choose to use it, and under what conditions it is employed. The study intends to provide a holistic understanding of the use of UGC by inetrantional broadcast news channels"
Now I am inclined to define television as any moving picture — at all — watched on any sort of screen not located within a movie theater. From a 30-second clip of a baby wombat to a fancy long-arc drama starring people whose other job is being a movie star, whether it was made by unionized professionals or rank amateurs, for fun or for profit, for crass reasons or noble purposes, art, garbage or garbage-art — I am happy to call it all TV. Whether you are shelling out for a full menu of premium channels and streaming sites or just consuming what you can pick up off the Internet for free, there is more to watch, and worth watching, than any reasonable person could ask for, or want.
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
"TED-Ed is a free educational platform that allows visitors to engage in, create, and distribute “Lessons worth sharing.” Every Lesson in the TED-Ed library is a result of a collaboration between some combination of educators, learners, animators, and the TED-Ed team"
In newsrooms, social media teams and picture desks are faced with more graphic and disturbing imagery than ever before. A recent Journalism.co.uk survey examined how this can impact journalists' wellbeing
A Short Film About War explores contemporary global conflicts mediated over the Internet. The left-hand screen is comprised of photographs found online, released under a creative commons licence. The right-hand screen references the source of each image. Weaving the sequence together is narration based on blog posts, written by individuals involved in the conflict depicted. These perspectives do not offer a universal view of war: there are many places that Thomson & Craighead struggled to represent. Such absences illustrate the unequal distribution of Internet connections across the world. The artists treat the resulting western bias critically. For them, war is a popular media subject that is always filtered through different agendas and perspectives.
"Rashomon is an open-source online toolkit designed for rapidly synchronizing and displaying videos and photos from contested events to help users gain a more nuanced understanding of them through multi-perspective timelines and interactive viewing features."