The rise of remix culture has brought the music world into a completely new era. Music now is not simply a song with lyrics and rhythm anymore. With a small piece of music, people can recreate it into a totally different version suitable for different occasions and moods. Or with some of the familiar sounds… Continue reading ‘Viva La Vida’ New Version Released
At the previous blog post about some of the strategies to create a unique YouTube video series , I've given out ways to keep things on track in a video producing process like choosing background music for the videos, dealing with team work or how to grow the audiences. In this part of the blog I'll… Continue reading A unique YouTube video series? Why not? (Part 2)
BEAT GIRL is a well-known name for those who are Pinterest fans from all over the world. Beat Girl is known as Heather Jennings, a 19-year-old girl who used to mean to become a pianist but then found out her true passion is being a DJ. Her stories now have been spread through multiple platforms… Continue reading Beat Girl – A phenomenon of transmedia storytelling!
Me and my 3 other friends are making a series of YouTube videos as a final project for BCM112 (Convergent Media Practices). The videos are about us doing and asking people to do challenges which are supposed to be fun and entertained. Every week we will come up with 3 to 4 challenges and post… Continue reading A unique YouTube video series? Why not? (Part 1)
Whenever anyone mentions the words ‘craft’ and ‘digital craftsmanship’, I immediately think about the wood 3D printing material used for CubePro, which is a combination between wood art and 3D printing – a very, as I believe, good example for digital making things. Source: http://www.tecedu.com/wood-material-for-cubepro/ Wood 3D printing material, as I understand it, is using normal… Continue reading Wood 3D printing material – New craftsmanship generation
Talking about 'public sphere', people always think about a place where everyone with different ideas, cultures and opinions gather around to talk and discuss about some controversial issues in the world. Well, if you understand the phrase 'public sphere' in that way, it is not incorrect, but it is not enough. According to what Jurgen… Continue reading ‘Public sphere’ and how it comes to Vietnamese media?
When media converges, are we media audiences changing our positions in the media world? The answer is 'Yes'. We have not only changed, but also changed dramatically. We've changed from the 'consumers' to the 'prosumers'. Media audiences seem not to sit there passively and receive what the media shows them anymore, they stand up and make… Continue reading Have we audiences changed?
Media convergence, what does it mean to me? Hmm, well, I’m sure it means something to me but I’m not sure what it exactly it does mean to me. The evolution of media convergence is the era when an iPhone is not really an iPhone but it’s an iPhone with the mp3 player, a theatre… Continue reading Is an iPhone still an iPhone when media converges?