Author: cooper cherry

Id’s Mark Bristol

Mark Bristol from Id Software was kind enough to sit down for a short interview following the From Framing Shots to Pushing Pixels: Crossing Between Film and Video Games panel.  Mark has worked as a storyboard artist on over 40 films, including a personal all-time favorite, Memento. Mark also shared some anecdotes about working with...

Rodney Gibbs From Austin’s Own Fizz Factor

On the final day of this year’s SXSWi I sat down for a quick chat with Rodney Gibbs from Fizz Factor, which is located in the heart of Austin.  Gibbs moderated a panel called From Framing Shots to Pushing Pixels: Crossing Between Film and Video Games, which I had personally been looking forward to for...

Chris Anderson Book Signing

I just attended the Chris Anderson book signing in front of the Adobe day stage cafe. He was signing copies of The Long Tail, his new book Free, and giving away signed copies of the latest issue of Wired. The Long Tail heavily influenced my graduate research so I had to get signed copy of...

CSS3: What's Now, What's New and What's Not?

The title of this panel was a bit misleading in that CSS 3 doesn’t even exist yet.  Reps from Mozilla, Opera, and Microsoft appeared and showed off the new CSS features they’re working on for CSS 3.  Apple was dubiously absent yet again, even after repeated invitations.  However, to make up for it, apparently the...

From No Budget to Low Budget

This excellent indie film related panel consisted of the following people: Meghan Scibona: a producer/director from Small Media Extra Large Jason Nunes: whom I recognized from a similar panel last year  a wrtier at Small Media Extra Large. Felicia Day: the creator of the web series “The Guild” Kevin Sullivan: producer Asia Minor Productions Michael...

CUNY J-School at SXSWi Trade Show

I ran into Stephen Dougherty, a Director of Admissions and Student affairs from the CUNY graduate program in journalism, at the SXSWi trade show.  He mentioned that a colleauge of his had recently visited Texas State and was impressed with the program’s adoption of New Media. CUNY was recently in the spotlight when New York...

Ben Brown: Internet Rockstar

I spoke with Ben Brown of XOXCO on Thursday afternoon about his upcoming panel:  What Do I Do With Myself, Now That the Economy Has Collapsed?  The panel with take place on Sunday in room 9 at 3:30.  Visit XOXCO.com to play Ben’s video game Click to Swim and save that poor polar bear from...