By Rod Deal
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The newest phenomenon in film is transmedia or interactive film. According to Jose Jacho, founder and creative producer at Indie Film Club Miami, transmedia includes using various forms of media by different artists to complete a story.
For instance, you can watch a movie and then download an app or video on your phone later to see the end of the story. The idea is to get everyone involved. Someone can write a poem about the movie and post it on a blog or write a song or make a painting.
Jose, along with Diliana Alexander, the executive director of FilmGate, brought this new form of storytelling to the southeastern seas. Here’s a look at what you may have missed…
Contributed by Miami Indie Film Club
FILMGATE is an independent film festival for anyone interested in exhibiting a project that has interactive and multi-platform elements - film, ARGs, dance, live music, web series, comic books, opera, book, tv show, games, flash mob, blog, animation or other creative channel.
You’re only limited by your imagination, so choose your own adventure and invite the audience to dive in!
Contributed by SPANK
Fellow vinyl addict James Zabiela from the UK is in town and we’re giving you a chance to score a pair of free tickets to the show!
If you missed his set last time he was in our town, let us break it down for you in simple terms — On July 1st, 2011, Zabiela packed the house and tore up the dance floor at The Vagabond. He is fresh off his summer gigs at Space Ibiza for the We Love Music parties.
Tonight he’s back. Here’s your chance to catch up Miami style!
Forget your mom’s hairstylist – hook up with a local independent hair and make-up professional that will give you a funky fresh look.
Free from the constraints of salon hours of operation and payment policies, they may even be able to squeeze you in before that hot date tonight!
Don’t know any? We’ll hook you up…
Last we spoke of Ahol Sniffs Glue he was reppin’ Wynwood Art Fair. Since then, he’s definitely been doing his job – creating art that inspires even the most sophomoric citizens. It’s been almost two years since the premiere of his first solo exhibit, 7.625 Fl Oz, and he’s been long over-due for another.
And so he began 2012 prepping diligently for his upcoming art show, Ahol: Full-Time, which also marks the opening of Mercenary Square, Miami’s newest exhibition space.
The Miami Short Film Festival invites Miami locals and visitors alike to O Cinema for a lively look at our homegrown talent. I’m Not Gonna Move To LA is showcase of local film makers geared towards keeping our talent at home and active in our budding film scene.