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Entries from May 2007

My video subject wins Gates award

May 30th, 2007 · Comments Off · Good Causes, People Who Rock

One of the subjects of a video I am making, Thai Senator, Mechai Viravaidya, just won the Gates Award for Public Health for its “Innovative family planning and HIV prevention programs.” The million dollar Gates award is the biggest cash prize for public health in the world. I am making a video for Project Hope […]

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DC Media Makers Happy Hour Thursday

May 24th, 2007 · Comments Off · dc media makers, Uncategorized

Good bevvies and Irish Bar food to go with the scintillating conversation. All interested in micro-media-moguldom are welcome. Thursday, May 24, 2007 6:30-8:30 PM Where: The Four Provinces Cleveland Park Metro stop, Red Line 3412 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, District of Columbia 20008 [ cialis medication | performance anxiety viagra | how much does cialis […]

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Camping: fall in love with menial labor all over again

May 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment · personal meanderings

What’s great about camping is that it makes menial labor seem so much more tolerable. There is so much menial work involved in camping. Pack, unpack, set up tent, cook, wash dishes, make fire, clean up camp, and on and on. There’s nothing else really competing for your attention, so you kind of get into […]

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Urban Beavers

May 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment · personal meanderings, Uncategorized

I live in a big apartment complex in Mount Rainier Maryland, in a fairly urban environment, about 1000 feet from the boundry of Washington DC. My neighbors are pretty wild, with loud music and parties and so on, but they aren’t the only wildlife. A fork of the Anacostia river runs by my apartment complex […]

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What a week!

May 14th, 2007 · Comments Off · dc media makers, nptech, People Who Rock, social media, teaching, video

This has been one of my most action packed weeks ever. I’m just starting to process it all. Let me take you through it. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Worked with a team of DC Media Makers and special guests to write, rehearse, shoot, and edit an entire short film for the 48 Hour Film Project. We […]

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Congressman YouTubes Hearing

May 10th, 2007 · 5 Comments · dc media makers, mobile media, social media, television, video

I Was just down at the Capitol in DC shooting congressional hearing on the future of video. The Chairman of the Telecommunications and the Internet Subcommittee, Ed Markey, of Massachusetts. shot video of the proceedings, vlogger style, to be YouTubed after the hearing. [ cialis buy | viagra price comparison | buy viagra internet | […]

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DC Media Makers Meeting,

May 7th, 2007 · Comments Off · dc media makers, Uncategorized

DC Media Makers is the group for people who want to learn about web 2.0 video and share their existing knowledge. We’ve got members who work at established media operations like CNN, NBC, ABC, and even Al Jazeera, as well as people who have just recently picked up a camera. All levels of experience welcome. […]

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48 Hour Film Fest Debut

May 7th, 2007 · 2 Comments · dc media makers, maniacal laughter, People Who Rock, video

You are given a genre, a prop, a character name, and a line of dialog, and then you have 48 hours to write, rehearse, shoot, and edit a short film. That was the scenario this weekend as a coven of DC Media Makers and myself converged to pariticipate in the 48 Hour Film Project. Check […]

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Directing 48 Hour Film Project This Weekend

May 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

JonnygoldsteinWackyInterview Originally uploaded by jonny goldstein. I’ll be out and about with a cast and crew of amazing folks creating (writing, rehearsing, shooting, and editing) a short movie in 48 hours. So don’t hate me if I don’t return your calls and emails until Monday. When you’re out in the hot Washington DC sun, it’s […]

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Suppport us at the 48 Hour Film Fest Screening–Tues, May 8th.

May 1st, 2007 · Comments Off · dc media makers, Good Causes

Some of you are aware that a few of us in DC have formed a team to enter this year’s 48 Film Project; this involves writing, casting, filming, and cutting a 7 minute short film in 48 hours over this coming weekend. I’m directing and we’ve got a great cast and crew, many of them […]

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