“Et si on faisait des mini-films sur la société de consommation, ses dérives et ses abus ?” s’est-on dit chez Arte. “Super idée ! Révélons enfin au monde ce qui se cache derrière ‘Storytelling’, ‘Content Marketing’ et autres ‘Marketing participatif’ avec lesquels on nous manipule” a dû rétorquer le stagiaire. “Mais en 5 minutes maximum, les gens veulent des formats courts !” a dû gueuler quelqu’un du fond de la pièce, pour finaliser le brief. Tout ça aboutit à une série de 10 mini-films entièrement réalisés en visuels de banques d’images… Continue reading →
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Very little time to write at the moment, but I did have time to read & watch some great content in April. My favorites include a documentary about crowdfunding, which is great in telling some entrepreneurs’ stories before/after they got massive funding from the crowd. There is also some advice for career choices around 30, a great Wired piece about VR pioneer Rony Abovitz or the State of Crowdsourcing 2016 report. Continue reading →
Edward Snowden (left) shows journalist Glenn Greenwald (right) how the encryption system works before sharing his leaked documents.
I am probably quite late (the film was released in October 2014) but it just happens that I have seen CitizenFour tonight. “Citizenfour,” the codename that Snowden gave himself prior to getting public with the NSA spying scandal, is a very interesting documentary, impartial, objective, as any documentary should be, which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary at this year’s 2015 Oscars. Continue reading →