Spent last Sunday at the West Hollywood Book Fair helping video poets and writers for the online literary site, Guerrilla Reads (that would be guerrilla as in DIY/indy media – no freedom fighters were involved in the making of this production).
Here’s a nifty write-up of how to pull off a half-day guerrilla performance session.
Here is a Powerpoint presentation of recommendations for print journos learning to use video — the slides have been remixed via a website called Animoto. You upload the slides, they let you select some music and viola — a 30-second music video. Is this the future or I am just a sucker for glitzy toys?
Update: The Chronicle of Higher Education is reporting that students watching videos of professors’ lectures are running them at up to twice their normal speed.