The Media Futurists Podcast: Innovators Series, Episode 5: Six Figures, No Suits

On the final episode of our Innovators Series, we’re speaking with Aaron Wright about his journey in creating the world’s home for construction-centered series and films. His series, Six Figures: No Suits, won the grand prize at this year’s festival! On Soundcloud and Spotify – The Media Futurists Podcast

Be sure to check back next week as we’ll be beginning our Writers Series, starting with a conversation with Brad Wozny!

As always, be sure to visit newmediafilmfestival.com to hear more and view the winners of the 2019 New Media Film Festival.

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The Media Futurist Podcast: innovator’s Series, Episode 4: Burning Man-The Build

On the fourth episode of our Innovators Series, we’re speaking with Matt Emmi about his drone short, Burning Man: The Build.

Burning Man, a human achievement made every year in the middle of the desert. We’re talking with Matt Emmi on this weeks episode of the Innovators Series about Burning Man: The Build. Hear the stories of connections, accomplishments, and how the disembodied freedom of drone photography changes all of it. 

Be sure to check back next week as we’ll be speaking with the grand prize winner of this year’s festival, Aaron Wright, about his series, Six Figures: Zero Suits.

As always, be sure to visit newmediafilmfestival.com to learn more and view the winners of the 2019 New Media Film Festival.

Listen on Spotify here! 

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Innovators Series, Episode 2: Take It From the Top

On the second episode of our Innovator’s Series, we’re speaking with Jill Whelan about taking the cast and crew of the 70s sitcom The Love Boat and making the jump to independent, digital, web series filmmaking on Take it From the Top

Be sure to check back next week as we’ll be speaking with Christopher Ruane about his Augmented Reality Art Exhibition, VISIONS.

As always, be sure to visit newmediafilmfestival.com to check out the award winning global community of infinite catalyst New Media creators.

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PODCAST: – Innovators Series, Episode 1: David Bowie Is

The Media Futurist podcast, check in every week for new Podcasts, where we’ll talk with the New Media Film Festival global community of creators to discuss projects and the new technologies that made them possible.

Innovator Series, Episode 1 – Our first guest is Jimi Stine, producer of the winner of best App, David Bowie Is, an augmented reality adaptation of the Rock n Roll exhibit that toured the world.

Be sure to check back next week as we’ll be speaking with Jill Whelan about taking the cast of the Love Boat from network television to independent web-series Take it from the Top! As always, be sure to visit NewMediaFilmFestival.com to learn more about honoring stories worth telling and New Media as an infinite catalyst for story & technology.

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PODCAST: Q and A with Adam Ravetch, VR Cinematographer

The Media Futurists Podcast has completed its two-part series – thanks so much for joining us for the ride! Here’s a bonus episode to express our appreciation: a Q&A with Adam Ravetch from Arctic Bear Productions.

Did our VR series make you want to know more about VR filmmaking? Adam is a VR cinematographer who specializes in underwater wildlife films – we ask him real questions from film/media students and community members about his work and the fun techy world of VR.

Visit newmediafilmfestival.com to hear more and view the winners of the 2019 New Media Film Festival (including Tech Bettys and Seek the Joy Podcast, which were featured on the Media Futurists Podcast!).

Listen to the whole podcast on Spotify here!

“I always believe movies are meant to move people, and I think movement is important…it’s always a journey and you are always moving, changing the environment as you go along and seeing something new.”

– Adam Ravetch
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PODCAST: Confessions of a Gamer’s Girlfriend – Alexandra Kirr

What do you do when your boyfriend’s gaming obsession starts leveling up? You make a webseries, of course!

The YouTube webseries “Confessions of a Gamer’s Girlfriend” was born on a ladies’ wine night, and the hilariously relatable episodes are based on creator/lead actor Alexandra Kirr’s real life with her gamer boyfriend. Listen to this podcast episode to hear about internet content-creation and gaming culture. Fun fact: the whole webseries was filmed in a single day!

“People are in different cultures, different countries, but we are all universally connected by certain things…it’s fascinating to watch, that our little video game series can touch on some of those topics.”

– Alexandra Kirr
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PODCAST: Tech Bettys – Mary McGloin

The future is female!

It’s hard being a woman in a male-dominated field like tech, so our next featured internet creator is here to bring a much-needed (and humorous) eye to workplace sexism. On this episode of the Media Futurists Podcast, we sit down with Mary McGloin (pictured left), creator of the webseries “Tech Bettys.” Listen below to hear about how female-driven media can bring people together to laugh a little, and encourage more gender-inclusive workplaces while we’re at it!

Visit newmediafilmfestival.com to learn more – the 10th annual fest kicks off TODAY!

“I think once people observe something as a viewer…you’re able to sort of step away and see ‘I see this behavior now, and I do have this behavior at work.'”

– Mary McGloin
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