Workshops/hackthemedia

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Hack the Media workshops UPDATED

A proposed series of weekly practical workshops on DIY video media. Here are some ideas about subjects I'd love to cover and get people involved in.

looking at each week on Monday 6.30 in the evening staring on 25th july

  • how to make a journalistic video report with a mobile phone. Hands on video story-telling.

Then thinking of something like this:

  • techniques and technologies for better use of the tools in your pocket for video journalism. Mobile phone steady cameras, how to plug an external mic in a mobile phone, better camera apps etc...
  • how to make a journalistic video report with a mobile phone. Hands on video story-telling.
  • video CMS hack day, liferay, JWplayer, and open-source video/conversation embedding widgets.
  • Geek film screening, what makes a good geek film?
  • repairing/fixing video equipment.
  • Opensource video editing tools.
  • What are the best toys/tools? The world of spy gadgets, remote controlled helicopter camera drones, pen cameras etc. with an overview of the legal issues.
  • The solar vagabond. Move your office to a beach or mountain-top far away from the power lines and keep connected.
  • Starsuckers and hacking the mainstream, spoofing and sleight of hand and other black/white hat mainstream media spoofing techniques.

List open to suggestions and comments.