Category Archives: The Media Futurists Podcast

5 minutes. Big stories.

Are you curious about how new tech is changing how we tell stories? How are creators using apps, animation, and new digital formats? And what’s up with VR/AR anyway? The countdown has begun for the New Media Film Festival on June 4-6! We sit down with creative folks from all around the world who are pushing the boundaries of technology and film.

Get to know a little bit about our nominees and hear about how new media is creating powerful narrative in this short podcast series leading up to the Festival.

Abigail Leong is your host and producer of The Media Futurists Podcast. She is a journalism and entrepreneurship student at Seattle University who enjoys corgis, circus arts, and good mic placement. Abigail is an intern with the New Media Film Festival, and is excited to get to talk to our media futurists!

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Out of State, Out of Mind – Hillary Bosarge

Did you know you can’t wear heels over two inches in Carmel, California? The Media Futurists Podcast is continuing the internet series with a new category: webseries! Hillary Bosarge is taking audiences on the roadtrip of a lifetime in the … Continue reading

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PODCAST: The Knight Trilogy – Anthony Phills

What is multiplatform interactive publishing, and how can it affect the way we read fiction? Anthony Phills is a designer and the media extraordinaire behind the Knight Trilogy. With 10 platforms to choose from and 72 hours of content, this … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Seek the Joy Podcast – Sydney Weiss

The Media Futurists Podcast is moving on to our second series – thanks for the good times, virtual reality, and hello Internet! Our first episode is a podcast on a podcast, featuring the effervescent Sydney Weiss, of the Seek the … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Everest – Jonathan Griffith

How can VR show you the extremes of human courage and skill? Jonathan Griffith is an accomplished alpinist, photographer, and filmmaker whose virtual reality film “Everest” follows Sherpa Tenji to the summit of the world’s most famous mountain. The film … Continue reading

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