Geoff is a globe-trotting New Zealand filmmaker and transmedia specialist working on multiple feature films while contributing to the RealPlayer blog. His groundbreaking work with interactive video content is fueled by his passion for creating technological connections between audiences and content providers. Geoff is the founder of the daily creative blog Seven Sentences, and also loves rugby, good food and three-legged dogs.
Video sharing on social media sites has become a modern day Internet phenomenon. Nothing says guilty like your mug captured on camera with your hand trapped in the cookie jar. Unfortunately, we aren’t always in the know when a video of us is shared. There are so many free video-sharing sites online, you never know
Drama is now happening one tasty tantalizing morsel at a time on the Internet. No longer do you have to wait for a commercial break to take to the washroom, with episodes ranging from a couple of minutes to 12 minutes, you can now watch your favorite web series and barely step out of
Many Americans don’t understand the game of cricket. And, why would they? It’s a game like no other. This very British game was invented in the early 1600’s. Although it spread rapidly through the British Empire, when the game began to take off internationally in the mid 1800’s the United States was one country
Video is a powerful tool that connects people who are geographically separated from one another. It is also a great aggregator of people; whether we are a random group of people who support the same cause, find the same kind of thing funny, or simply because we all love J-Lo, video groups us together.
Have you ever noticed a person sitting on a train by themselves laughing hysterically? It may be that they are a can short of a six-pack, but in today’s high-tech world of online video streaming there could be a more logical explanation. Perhaps that person is in their own world watching a hot new
From the beginning of time people have been predicting the end of the world. As the Mayan calendar draws to an end on December 21 , 2012, I find myself rushing to finish this blog post. What if it I don’t get it done on time? The beauty of the 21st century is that the technological
If you love watching documentaries then there is a good chance that you also really love listening to National Public Radio (NPR). With a diverse range of programming from the “Mystery Science Shows,” to the even-handed political discussion on “Talk of the Nation,” to the hilarious “Click and Clack Car Talk,” there is really
“1.7 billion were there for his birth. 220 countries tuned in for his first step. The world stood still for that stolen kiss. And as he grew so did technology. An entire human life – recorded on a intricate network of hidden cameras and broadcasted live and uninterrupted 24 hours a day, seven days
My mother used to tell me that there was no excuse for boredom. I’m not sure that I believed her. In particular, I found waiting boring. I would have loved to be back in our living room watching television. The good news is I actually don’t have to be bored anymore; because there is
Everyone loves music right? There is an inherent value found in the relationships that people have around and through music. Unless you’ve been sleeping for a while (like 12 years), finding and listening to good music has become an increasingly social experience. It’s really simple, it goes something like this: “Hey, I found this