Sneak Peek of MediaStorm’s Multimedia Publication at Visa pour L’image

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Image by JP Laffont Brian Storm gave a one-hour presentation of MediaStorm's soon-to-be-released multimedia publication at Visa pour L'image. The festival is held each September in Perpignan, France and is the largest international photojournalism event in the world. Visa pour L’image website: Perpignan review by Peter Howe on The Digital Journalist:

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NPPA Flying Short Course Speakers Announced

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DURHAM, NC -- The 2005 NPPA Flying Short Course continues the tradition of nearly five decades of delivering education and inspiration to photojournalists across the country, only this year the Flying Short Course breaks with tradition and takes on a new format that's intended to bring even more educational and inspirational benefits to attendees by offering two full days of events at each FSC stop. This year the 48th annual Flying Short Course will visit Boston University on September 30 and October 1, the University of Texas at Austin on October 1 and 2, and the University of Oregon at Eugene on October 1 and 2. At each stop there will be one day of presentations by the national Flying Short Course faculty and a second day of hands-on sessions and multiple workshops taught by regional and local experts, with topics such as location lighting, digital imaging, remote transmitting, and Web presentations.…

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Multimedia Photojournalists by Brian Storm on Digital Think

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"We are at the beginning stages of crafting a fourth Medium. The transitional time when a new medium is primarily used to replicate the established medium is playing out. New forms which take advantage of the unique attributes of this forth medium are being developed. On this site you will meet some of the people who are working on and thinking about what these new forms can be. They are artists, journalists, journalists, activists. They share their ideas about story design and function. The pass along lessons learned. They reveal their hopes for the role this new medium can play in society. They tell you about where they go for inspiration. We invite you to spend some time with these Digital Thinks and to share your own thoughts about the ongoing (r)evoluton in digital storytelling." -- Nora Paul, Director Institute for New Media Studies, University of Minnesota Digital Think website:

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Brian Storm Opens MediaStorm, a Multimedia Publication and Production Company

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Calls for submissions to multimedia publication in print, broadcast, and online. NEW YORK (March 1, 2005) -- Photojournalism veteran and new-media pioneer Brian Storm announced today the launch of MediaStorm, a multimedia production studio with the principal aim of ushering in a new era of multimedia storytelling. The launch includes a call for submissions to Voices, the company's flagship publication, which will feature in-depth multimedia stories. "Voices will be an eclectic showcase for multimedia storytellers to connect with educated readers thirsty for well produced, engaging narratives," said Storm. "Our goal is to create epic productions, rich with detail and timeless in their relevance." The deadline for submissions to the inaugural issue, slated for print, broadcast and online, is set for March 31. We will continue to review submissions past that deadline for future editions. Submission guidelines are available at Consolidation in the media industry has put new financial pressures on newsrooms,…

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