Second Screen Applications extend and enhance content information streams and synchronize alternative content on and via portable devices (the second screen). Join a complex and fascinating discussion and prototyping session among a diverse group of experts and interested parties, discussing and demonstrating second-screen concepts. We’ll be generating a lot of creative content together – paper [...]
Themes » Audio Video and the Web
Web media beyond the box
- Learn more about Audio, Video and the Web at MozFest.
- Try out Popcorn Maker! Make your videos pop with interactivity and context.
- Come meet us at the MozFest Maker Bar. (And stay for some free popcorn!)
- Dig into the sessions below. Including session notes, demos and links to stuff we’re making together.
Learn how to use Meemoo to hack images and turn them into animated gifs! We will experiment with stop motion, image filters, green screen, and other image hacks. Once you have animated images, you will use Thimble to make an “animated comic strip” with titles and links. You will start by making an animation with [...]
Zeega is an open-source HTML5 platform that came out of the idea that people should be able to make interactive stories on the internet without having to program. We don’t believe technical knowledge or budgets should be a constraint for exploring the creative possibilities of the web. Zeega’s team of journalists, documentary artists and creative [...]
Superheroes of MozFest is a gripping three-minute video about a new species of humanoid—the Webmaker. This collaboratively-produced video montage provides insight into the webmaker’s habits, characteristics, and habitat by profiling a handful of individuals participating in MozFest, an annual gathering that attracts hominids interested in learning about, and playing with, the future of the World [...]
Develop your charismatic Vlog Host personality and learn how to plan, present and edit intelligent, inspiring or just plain compelling content and commentary – and learn how Popcorn Maker can help you to pull it all together with style and verve! Session attendees will then be able to take their personal strategy forward and work [...]
Together, we will channel the spirit of the revolutionary avant-garde and draft the core tenants of a web documentary manifesto. The web promises a radically new direction for cinema, combining live data, networked collaboration and on-location access for new forms of storytelling. What transformation of the arts and society does this new medium propose? How [...]
What would it be like if everyone could use video as a powerful ‘intelligence’ weapon, just like Jon Stewart or Russell Howard? Join Mozilla and Internet Archive to prototype and build innovative applications that leverage their massive TV news research and borrow service. The Internet Archive has over 300,000 television news clips from dozens of [...]
Help answer the question, “What does our block sound like?” and enable individuals to come together online to create and participate in the power and passion of neighborhood community radio. This digital community radio service will focus on developing a continuous listening experience for sharing local news, information and culture while building audience engagement through [...]
We want to show the world how to use Webmaker tools like Popcorn Maker to bring radio style content to life on the web. With Popcorn Maker, you can combine the intimate experience of audio journalism with a layer of interactivity using maps, images, web pages, and annotations to learn more about the stories you [...]
We’re going to make Webmaker projects on the spot! Join our hack-ready media lab environment: Computers, headphones, internet, and power outlets for those who have their own machines. We’ll have webmaker gurus onsite to support and inspire your makery. We’ll also be serving Popcorn to eat. Take-aways: Walk away with better chops and give our [...]
Want to learn how to send time synched links from online videos to a smartphone or tablet? Why would you? Have you ever googled films and TV-shows while you watch them? Do you think Youtube’s popup annotations in the middle of a video are distracting? Linklib lets filmmakers, filmfans, journalists and bloggers send time synched [...]
This session is for: – Video bloggers & journalists – Translators – Designers & Techs – International bloggers & journalists An explosion in online video production has changed the nature of reporting and advocacy around the world. For civic actors, the problem has shifted from obtaining footage of important events to discovering and amplifying the [...]
Mozilla’s Bob Richter shows you all the pieces of the open source Popcorn Maker, how you can contribute to development, and incorporate it into your apps. Take-aways: Participants will learn about the systems behind Popcorn Maker and how they work together. The app was built from the ground up to be flexible and versatile, so [...]
Popcorn opens up a whole new opportunity for instructional videos to evolve just like wiki articles do. wikiHow, a collaborative site with almost 150,000 articles, is here to show you how to create and edit awesome how-to videos that improve over time. You’ll get to watch some fun video demos and edit blank how-to videos [...]
This session is designed teach you how to build almost any Web app. We’ll be making a web application (The Web Gramophone) with client and server parts using audio and images in Firefox. Images will be translated into audio and vice-versa. Any image can be used. You can play a regular image, but it’s likely [...]
Participants will work with custom Popcorn Maker templates to create a narrative about a place or location. This template advances the work by Laurian Gridinoc for the BBC. Participants will record an audio clip telling a story about a place – It could be as simple as their flight to London or walk to Ravensbourne [...]
Challenge: What would it look like to combine privacy awareness tools like Mozilla Collusion with Popcorn.js into a documentary about privacy? Could we actually tell a story about tracking by tracking the audience? Make yourself visible and join documentary filmmakers, privacy advocates and hackers in a brainstorming jam that’s sure to raise some hackles. Session [...]