FOTOFEST 2010 BIENNIAL
Workshops

MEDIASTORM: Multimedia Storytelling

 
Brian Storm's workshop really opened up the idea of incorporating sound and video in my work.
His workshop also made me think about electronic distribution.
Charles Mintz, Cleveland, OH, Artist and Meeting Place Registrant                                     


How can photographers redefine their work for presentation across marketing and art platforms?
How can still photography be  incorporated with audio, animation, and video?

Showing his collaborations with still photographers in Rwanda, Iowa and many parts of the world, three-time Emmy winner and pioneering multimedia producer, Brian Storm, founder of MediaStorm (http://mediastorm.org), showed how to create multimedia platforms with still photography and use the Internet, in combination with Social Networks, to reach vast new audiences.

With the visual sophistication provided by photojournalists and art photographers, Brian Storm showed how to move from concept to production in creating effective multimedia platforms for both narrative and conceptual art work. He shared innovative ideas on where to to show your work and how build audiences through a variety of distribution platforms

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Brian Storm leading the MediaStorm Workshop
Workshop attendees viewing a MediaStorm production
 

The one-day seminar-workshop was designed for creative artists, photojournalists, media professionals, arts administrators, students, teachers and anyone interested in the multimedia Internet world. Brian Storm  built his reputation in photojournalism. He was Director of Multimedia for MSNBC.comfrom 1995-2002 and Vice President of News, Multimedia and Assignment Services for Corbis based in New York from 2002-2004. He founded MediaStorm in 2005 and has been honored with numerous prizes including four Webby Awards and two Emmy awards.

Brian Storm collaborated with FotoFest and fine art photographer Lisa Robinson, on a new multimedia work which debuted at the FotoFest 2010 Biennial. Brian Storm transformed her well-known photographic series Snowbound into a moving multimedia piece that incorporates music, animated stills, video, and interviews with the artist.

View Snowbound here >>


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Brian Storm showing how to edit sound
Mary Virgina Swanson introduces Brian Storm



LINKS
 
  • MediaStorm (http://www.mediastorm.org)
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    For more information call or e-mail:
    Sarah Craig, 713.223.5522 x 13, meeting@fotofest.org
    Vinod Hopson, 713.223.5522 x 26, press3@fotofest.org