Top Albums and Films of 2009

Music xx by The XX Veckatimest by Grizzly bear Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective Eating us – Black Moth Super Rainbow The Magic Couple by Amadou & Mariam Fever Ray by Fever Ray Un Dia by Juana Molina Youth Novels by Lykke Li Machine Dreams by Little dragon You & Me by The Walkmen … Continue reading

Open Video Conference – Day 2

Day 2 started yet again without any coffee, but with a hilarious presentation by Jonathan Zittrain of the Berkman Center pretending to be Clay Shirky of ITP. Clay was delayed on a flight, so Jonathan took over with a talk titled “Here Comes Everybody.” He did a great job of pumping energy into the conference … Continue reading

Open Video Conference – Day 1

As the film and television industries struggle to understand the economics of the current social media landscape from the top down, the grassroots continue to grow and innovate in the field. Last week’s Open Video Conference at New York University Law’s Vanderbilt Hall was an impressive showing of independent producers, academics, programmers, filmmakers, entrepreneurs, activists and … Continue reading