Post-Festival Thoughts – Being Social. Going Global! What took so long to write this blog? It’s been one month since the first-ever Social Media Film Festival. It’s also been 15 months since those 4 words popped into my head: SOCIAL MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL. And now after the first presidential debate of 2012 it’s the [...]
The Official Selection of Films for 2012 DOCUMENTARY FILMS “Bringing King to China” 85 mins. “Broken on all Sides” 68 mins. “Crocodile in the Yangtze” China 75 mins. “Face2Face” 110 mins. “The Naked Brand” 56 mins. “The Real Social Network” England 76 mins. “This Space Available” 86 mins. NARRATIVE FEATURE FILMS “InContact” USA /Israel [...]
This episode of Revolution with Brian Solis interviewing David Batstone, co-founder and president of Not for Sale, focuses on how social media is a strong platform for raising awareness and creating social change. Social organizations need to adapt to technology in order to further their cause. It is a great example of the ideas surrounding [...]
This new animated logo was created by Russell Thomas who enhanced the original animated logo by Kevin Birnbaum.
After a year of forming the idea, incorporating In Your Head Productions, LLC, promotional parties and an Indie Go-Go campaign, we are at the point of judging the films. Today, Sat. June 23, 2012, I’m sharing the festival films submitted on DVD with my judges in Los Angeles. It should really be interesting as we [...]
SO EXCITED! On the very day of the Final Deadline of film submissions, it’s my pleasure to announce: Social Media Film Festival will be taking place Sat. September 8 to Sun. September 9. The first day will take place exclusively at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Day 2 will take place [...]
On March 30, 2012, Social Media Film Festival put on it’s 3rd promotional party. Rock band MAMA ZEUS rocked The ROYAL HOUSE! We also screened a short film by Ben Zuk called “Love on Saturday.” Yelp shot glasses quenched our thirst. Getting the buzz out on SMFF. Being Social. Going Global!
As my mileage gauge reached 100,000 miles this weekend, it seemed like a perfect time to reflect on not only the passed 8 months in pursuing a film festival, but the passed 9 years since I bought my car and beyond. A friend of mine invited me to a meeting they were having with another [...]
One of the toughest parts of putting a film festival together is raising the necessary sponsorship funds to make this dream take place the way I envisioned it. In order to ‘go big’ you have to dream big. And that translates to raising a lot of money. It hasn’t been a lot of time since [...]
Gadgets and gizmos. Everything electronic and accessories to go along with it. Officially, it was my first year at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. There was so much to see at the LV Convention Center. “With more than 3,100 companies showcasing more than 20,000 new products, the 2012 International CES is the [...]