On Saturday, ITVS's Jonathan Archer will be live blogging from the Producers Institute Public Conference Day at the Bay Area Video Coalition in San Francisco.
BAVC's prestigious Producers Institute kicked off on Thursday and runs through June 18. Over the course of a week, teams of filmmakers and technologists representing six hand-picked films will develop a science-based interactive platform as part of a cross-media storytelling strategy that includes the participation of global communities. Read about the participating projects here, including next season's Independent Lens film We Were Here.
On Saturday, ITVS's Jonathan Archer will be live-blogging from the Producers Institute Public Conference Day, which will be broken into two parts. From 10am to 12pm PDT, BTB will feature a panel entitled THE TRIBAL SCIENCE FUTURE TRIP: Collaborations in Art, Culture, Data, and Interactive Learning featuring the filmmakers of Revolutionary Optimists among others. Then, from 1pm to 4pm PDT, come back for Technology QuickFire: New Tools and Trends to learn about the latest cutting-edge technology filmmakers can use to enhance their storytelling.
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