The Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube was released last week as a follow up to the Video Vortex forums, conferences and exhibitions staged from the end of 2007 into 2008. Download the pdf More publication information about the book: The Video Vortex Reader is the first collection of critical texts to deal with the Read more about Video Vortex Reader (published)[…]
In this video I re-worked the tags created around online video during the research process of the Video Vortex conference in Amsterdam. The shot I took travelling from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central.
What did I pick up from the XML Melbourne Lab feedback? The VD system was described as a “taxonomy of display.” A “recombinant video player.” There was confusion “Is it a content engine or a tag engine? Could we provide clearer context. Another called it “Anti-TV…the opposite of YouTube…not a lot in the house” and Read more about XML notes for VD[…]
Chris Adams ran through his website ‘View2gether’ that he is supporting and promoting as CEO. View2gether is called a “social viewing platform”, which means it incorporates online video viewing with other social media tools as a complete website. FAQ page: What is View2gether and Social Viewing? Wouldn’t it be great if you could watch a Read more about View2gether[…]
Fill manages as described in the program four strategic areas: Internet Broadcasting; Convergence Production; the development of ABC TV Communities, and th development of a contextual websites that support ABC TV programs on the Internet, on hand held devices and emerging platforms…. Fill presented 3 key Me TV areas: Me TV – as content creator (mash up tools; collective contribution Me TV – as viewer Me Tv – as participant (multi-user creating content yourself; i.e storm hawks; ‘fanging it’ ) fanging it is an example of the ABCs push to create UGC content through the creation of distinct communities.
Good news! The Videodefunct research project has been accepted into the X-Media Lab (XML) being held in Melbourne soon. VD is one of 12 projects that have been chosen from around Australia within the theme of “DIY TV”: Video, UGC, Mobile and IP TV content and services. The blurb: X|Media|Lab is the internationally acclaimed digital Read more about x-media lab[…]
Intergrated Media 2 students this semester are being asked to produce moving-image (time-based) content for mobile phone distribution through an engagement with second life. The mobile platform asks for differing approaches to this type of content that possibly moves away from the real-life recordings that are prolific on YouTube. Here is one response to the Read more about flickr video example[…]
Some Flickr users are protesting against Flickr (Yahoo) adding video to their services. “We Say NO to Videos on Flickr”
Video Vortex 3 Ankara Edition On October 10-11 2008, the third Video Vortex event will take place in Ankara, Turkey, organised by Bilkent University (Department of Communication and Design), in cooperation with the Institute of Network Cultures. The event will feature a two-day international conference, evening program, live performances and new media art exhibition. As Read more about Video Vortex 3 Ankara Edition[…]
At the Prof Tom Barker workshop I learnt about the XMedia Lab from one of the participants, who had their project put through the XMedia Lab think tank. The about from the website: X|Media|Lab is the internationally acclaimed digital media event: a unique meeting place designed to help people get their own ideas to market Read more about X Media lab[…]