lunes, abril 26, 2010

You say you want a revolution

PressPausePlay es un proyecto ambicioso e interesante:

A new generation of global creators and artists are emerging, equipped with other points of reference and other tools. The teachers arenʼt certified schools anymore - itʼs web sites, discussion forums and a “learn by doing”-mentality. We see the children of a digital age, unspoiled or uneducated depending on who you ask. Collaboration over hierarchy, digital over analog - a change in the way we produce, distribute and consume creative works.

PressPausePlay is the first film to capture this new ecosystem. We meet the creatives at the frontier of production, the technical enablers of collaboration and distribution, the artists, the pop stars, the film makers, the business men, the visionaries and the ones left behind. Itʼs a story from the smallest molecule to the largest corporation. Itʼs a snapshot of today, but at the same time predictions of a near future.

Weʼre not creating a documentary in the classical sense of shaky cameras, bad lighting and unbearable sound. Although we have a small budget, we got big aspirations. The film will in itself be a proof of the evolution story weʼre telling, shot in digital 4K and finished at the end of 2010. Ready for both the big (cinema) and the small (mobile) screen. We will release rough edits and interviews as well as the final film free for anyone to use, broadcast and distribute.

PressPausePlay will be an observation, a testimony and a tribute.

Estos proyectos sirven para documentar los avances en un terreno que no está del todo cartografiado. Llama la atención, sin embargo, que los ejemplos exitosos sean casi siempre de Estados Unidos cuando el abaratamiento de la tecnología y la abundancia de la creatividad apuntan a un mapa mucho más diverso. Y si el mainstream es esto los creativos del mundo en desarrollo deberían ser rápidos de reflejos para subirse también a estas plataformas de difusión.

(Vía: Jawbone TV)

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