Last week my brother who is the last person in the world I'd expect to hear give a film recommendation, phoned me to wish me a happy birthday and then went on to tell me that I just had to go and see Avatar, coming from him, it had to be good. So on Saturday … Continue reading That 3D thing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cKc_pvpuqg When the BBC announced Digital Revolution, a new project to create a programme about the rise of the Web, I had high hopes that it would be something genuinely different to the way documentaries about computing are normally made. The whole production process was put out in the open with a blog, a Twitter … Continue reading The Virtual Revolution
This filming of the new TV advert this weekend gave me another excuse to try out taking some video on our new Flip Video camera. I caught up with Mister Roy during filming in the University Library on Sunday.
Last night's Newsnight had a feature about the problems of user generated content (watch again online today). It featured "The Cult of the Amateur" by Andrew Keen from the Newsnight Book Club and they were interviewing him along with Charles Leadbeater representing the opposing view. Before the debate, they had a short video about the … Continue reading The Cult of the Amateur