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April 15, 2014 MIT OpenDocLab Lunch with AIR's Localore

April 15, 2014 MIT OpenDocLab Lunch with AIR’s Localore

We’re pleased to invite AIR’s Localore production team to the Spring 2014 MIT Open Documentary Lab’s lunch speaker series. MIT Building E15-331 These events are open to the public.  RSVP required.
February 18 MIT OpenDocLab Talk with Bjarke Myrthu

February 18 MIT OpenDocLab Talk with Bjarke Myrthu

Please join the MIT Open Documentary Lab for a talk with Bjarke Myrthu on Tuesday, February 18. MIT Building E15-331 These events are open to the public.
February 26, 2014 MIT OpenDocLab Lunch

February 26, 2014 MIT OpenDocLab Lunch

We’re pleased to announce Paul Turano as the first speaker in the Spring 2014 MIT Open Documentary Lab’s lunch speaker series. MIT Building E15-331 These events are open to the public.  RSVP required.
11/13 OpenDocLab & The DocYard present: HOLLOW with Elaine McMillion

11/13 OpenDocLab & The DocYard present: HOLLOW with Elaine McMillion

Hollow Interactive Documentary Performance + Q&A with director Elaine McMillion Wednesday, November 13th 7:00 – 8:30pm Brattle Theatre 40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA Hollow is an interactive documentary and community participatory project that examines the future of rural America through the eyes and voices of those living in McDowell County, W.Va. Hollow combines video portraits, data...
MIT OpenDocLab Open House

MIT OpenDocLab Open House

Please join us for the 2013 MIT OpenDocLab Open House! Wednesday, October 30th 5:00 – 7:00 pm Reception to follow. MIT Building E14-633 Please RSVP. 5:00pm Sarah Wolozin, Director Welcome 5:10pm William Uricchio, Principal Investigator OpenDocLab Overview 5:20pm Marisa Jahn, Fellow Project NannyVan 5:30pm Andrew Lowenthal, Fellow Video for Change 5:40pm Sean Flynn, Researcher Slum...

Fall 2013 OpenDocLab Lunch Series

We’re pleased to announce the fall line-up of the MIT Open Documentary Lab’s lunch speaker series. MIT Building E15-331 These events are open to the public. RSVP required.
Friday May 3 | Making Media Now 2013

Friday May 3 | Making Media Now 2013

Making Media Now is a fantastic annual Boston-based conference organized by Filmmakers Collaborative and hosted by the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. I attended last year and was blown away by the rich programming–the conference features everything from pitch sessions to a variety of panels focusing on topics like industry trends, digital storytelling and...
Wednesday May 1 | Boston Globe and the 68 Blocks Project

Wednesday May 1 | Boston Globe and the 68 Blocks Project

The Neighborhood Story:  How Boston Globe Journalists Listened to One City Neighborhood Wednesday, May 1 6:00-8:00 pm MIT Media Lab, E14-525 The MIT Community Innovator’s Lab (CoLab) is sponsoring an event with the team behind the Boston Globe’s multimedia project, 68 Blocks, focused on Boston’s Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood. According to CoLab, In 2012, the Boston Globe...
Tuesday April 9 | Ricky on Leacock

Tuesday April 9 | Ricky on Leacock

Glorianna Davenport in conversation with filmmaker Jane Weiner Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 12-1:30 pm MIT Media Lab, E14-240 Please join Glorianna Davenport for a conversation with Jane Weiner about Jane’s new film Ricky on Leacock. Ricky Leacock, a father of the Cinema Verite movement, directed MIT’s illustrious Film Section and Film/Video Section from 1969-1987. Jane...
Wednesday April 24 | Localore @ MIT

Wednesday April 24 | Localore @ MIT

Localore @ MIT Wednesday, April 24 12-1:30 pm at the MIT Open Documentary Lab MIT Building E15-331 Join us for a presentation and discussion with transmedia producers Todd Melby, Julia Kumari-Drapkin, and Ken Eklund, 3 of the 12 producers who led AIR’s nation-wide Localore initiative. They will discuss their projects and experiences using social media,...
OpenDocLab at SXSW

OpenDocLab at SXSW

The OpenDocLab team will be presenting at the 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival. If you’re in Austin next Saturday, come check us out. You can also follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #OpenDoc, and keep your eyes on this website for updates and recaps. The MIT Open Documentary Lab Saturday March 9, 11:00...
VIDEO: Convergence Journalism? Emerging Documentary and Multimedia Forms of News

VIDEO: Convergence Journalism? Emerging Documentary and Multimedia Forms of News

Did you miss last week’s OpenDocLab event – “Convergence Journalism? Emerging Documentary and Multimedia Forms of News“? Never fear– video is now available for the talk, which was co-sponsored with theMIT Communications Forum. Last Thursday, OpenDocLab Director Sarah Wolozin sat down with Jason Springarn-Koff of the New York Times‘s Op-Docs initiative and Alexandra Garcia, multimedia...