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The Whole Cinemagilah: A New Art Project by Ken Goldberg and Tiffany Shlain for the National Museum of American Jewish History

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A Participatory Art Project

Premiering at The National Museum of American Jewish History on Dec 14th

Cinema: A sequence of images wound onto a reel and unwound to tell a story

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Tiffany Shlain Directing New Film for Refinery 29

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Announced today, actress Kristen Stewart will make her directorial debut as a filmmaker with a short film currently titled Water, and actress Gabourey Sidibe will make her directorial debut with a short film currently titled A Tale of Four Women. Additional filmmakers in the ShatterBox Anthology include: Academy Award nominee Jessica Sanders, Tribeca Film Festival Nora Ephron Prize winner Meera Menon, Webby Award founder and Emmy nominee Tiffany Shlain, Courtney Hoffman, Jessica Dimmock, Robin Cloud, Roja Gashtili, Julia Lerman, and Anu Valia. The first film debut backed by ShatterBox Anthology, Kitty, which is Chloë Sevigny’s directorial debut, will premiere at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

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Tiffany Shlain Profiled in Gratitude Revealed

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There’s a Goethe quote that Tiffany Shlain has had framed on her desk since she was a little girl:

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
Begin it now.”


By any standard for success, Tiffany has accomplished a lot. She has contributed an impressive amount of value to the world, combining film with the web to make and evolve change. She is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, founder of the Webby Awards, has spoken at multiple TED events, and delivered a commencement speech to UC Berkeley praised as among the best ever by NPR, just to name a few feathers in her signature chapeau.


Family is a priority for Shlain, and themes of connection are predominant throughout her work. Both her family and her companies, The Moxie Institute Film Studio and nonprofit Let It Ripple, are based in San Francisco, where she is currently preparing to launch her 3rd annual global event, Character Day.

We had the privilege and honor of sitting down with Tiffany to discuss focus, moxie and inspirational tips for how to produce effective change in the world.

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On Being with Krista Tippet - Tiffany Shlain

When Tiffany Shlain thinks of her favorite quote from naturalist John Muir, she thinks of the internet: "When you tug at a single thing in the universe, you find it's attached to everything else."

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On The Block Radio

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By Andrew Gurevich

The Emmy-nominated filmmaker, speaker, and Webby Awards founder has received over 70 awards and distinctions for her films and work, including being named by Newsweek as “one of the women shaping the 21st Century.” Shlain’s films encourage us all to think about where we’re headed in our increasingly connected world. Like future On the Block Radio guest Douglas Rushkoff, she explores how technology is shaping us in new, and often unexpected, ways. 

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25 Documentary Filmmakers to Follow on Twitter

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By Paula Bernstein

A couple of years back, we highlighted a number of documentary filmmakers to follow on Twitter, but given that we are living in what seems to be the heyday of nonfiction filmmaking, we felt it was high time for an updated list. It's an eclectic and impressive group responsible for some of our favorite documentaries, including "The Crash Reel," "The Act of Killing" and the "Paradise Lost" series.

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Untitled Magazine: #GirlPower Issue 8

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Tech Mavens

By Liz Belilovskaya

WHEN IT COMES TO EMPOWERING WOMEN, Internet pioneer and flmmaker Tiffany Shlain says that technology will “give them the tools to do whatever they want to do, whatever they dream of doing.” It’s strange that some people are still taken by surprise when girls express interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). But a percentage of our population still believes that applied science and technology should be, and have historically been male-centric felds. When in fact, women pioneered many of the ideas and technologies around which entire industries exist today.

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Build Your Character (at Least for a Day)

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Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker, on why we need more time to develop our inner selves.

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USA Today: Web to Watch

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BCBG: The New Guard

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This fall, get to know some of the country's most interesting women. Join us and become inspired as they talk ambition, life paths and personal style.

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Top 10 Amazing (Recent) Findings on Character Strengths

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As a tribute to the upcoming Character Day(link is external) which promotes the science of character strengths around the world, I’m sharing 10 recent research studies on VIA character strengths(link is external). Since the science of character strengths has exploded in the last decade and a half, we have gained plenty of new knowledge about these core positive qualities in human beings.

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Project for Women: New Influencers

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On September 18, 2015, the world will join Emmy-nominated filmmaker Tiffany Shlain for Character Day- a day of thousands of events around the globe where people will simultaneously premiere short powerful and entertaining films, dive into resources from scientists, educators and media experts, and join an online Google Hangout exploring how to live meaningful, successful and purposeful lives in today’s 24/7 world. This event marks one of the dynamic and intricate ways Tiffany continues to capture and captivate her audience with meaningful observations, guidance, and conversations about how life in the technical world can be alive, innovative, purposeful, and grateful.

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What makes a mensch? A ‘digital diva’ wants to know

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By Gabe Friedman

(JTA) — “Our technology has exceeded our humanity,” Albert Einstein is said to have lamented.

But filmmaker Tiffany Shlain — who utilizes an online, collaborative process and distribution method she dubs “cloud filmmaking” — says it’s possible that technology, used correctly, can enhance our humanity.

As a testament to Shlain’s methods, as well as her rise to becoming one of the most influential filmmakers in the American Jewish world, her latest film, “The Making of a Mensch,” will be shown in more than 4,000 Jewish schools, synagogues and other organizations across the country during the High Holidays.

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CNET: Celebrating 20 Years of Tech

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We've come a long way, baby

The Internet has become an infinitely more exciting place since The Webby Awards started back in 1997. It is now a place where short films can be used to spark global conversations.

I don't remember the astronauts landing on the moon, but I'll never forget the moment I first encountered the World Wide Web...

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Diversity in Action: Technology Through a Filmmaker's Lens

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The Times of Israel: US filmmaker is calling all mensches

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JTA — Have you ever wondered if you could scientifically become more of a mensch? Or do you want to be featured in a film by a renowned Internet innovator? Either way, Tiffany Shlain has you covered.

The award-winning Bay Area filmmaker — who is also known for founding the Webby Awards and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences — is making a Jewish companion film to her short “The Science of Character,” which delves into practical and scientific ways that we can all improve our character traits.

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Looking into the future with Tiffany Shlain

Screen_Shot_2014-12-19_at_4.54.20_PM.pngSan Francisco filmmaker Tiffany Shlain is so creative, so driven and so cutting-edge — Newsweek named her “one of the women shaping the 21st century” — that if she weren’t also such a warm and engaging person, she would make my head explode. And that scene would probably make it into one of her films, hopefully in animated rather than live-action format. Read more...

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Mill Valley filmmaker documents her dying father's struggle to finish his last book

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Here's what Tiffany Shlain—Webby Awards founder and digital storyteller extraordinaire—uses to do her job

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Tiffany Shlain knows a thing or two about our wired lives. Her AOL Originals series "The Future Starts Here", which "explores what it means to be human in our increasingly connected world", was nominated for a 2014 News and Documentary Emmy Award and is currently in the middle of its second season. She's also the creator of the Webby Awards. Read more...

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Discover where 21st-century humanity stands in series ‘The Future Starts Here’

Screen_Shot_2014-11-20_at_5.02.48_PM.png “The Future Starts Here,” an online series with eight five-minute episodes, is packed with rapidly delivered information and kaleidoscopic animation. It explores ways humans can train their minds to attain social freedom and earthly awareness by using the powers of technology and media instead of being controlled by them. As the average human attention span keeps on getting shorter, “The Future Starts Here” presents itself like a red pill: realistic, therapeutic and easy to swallow. Read more...

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'The Future Starts Here' Season Two, Episode Five: 'TransBoom', Watch It Now!

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Who are we? How do we define ourselves? In the past this was something that on the surface appeared to be set in stone, but as the world has grown smaller our knowledge and understanding of who we really are has grown exponentially. Read more...

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Future Starts Here: How Will Society Adjust To The 'TransBoom'?

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Tiffany’s producer and co-writer Sawyer Steele happens to be transgender. In this episode he joins Tiffany to share his transition story, as well as insights into where a shift toward a cultural acceptance of trans identities is coming from -- the past, present, and potential future of trans. See more...

 

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Untangling Your Digital Life

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Unplugging her devices for 24 hours on the weekend has "had a profound effect on my happiness," says Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain. Read more...

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THE FUTURE STARTS HERE

Screen_Shot_2014-11-13_at_2.58.22_PM.pngWe all know and feel that science and technology are transforming how we work, love, and play. Our lives are being affected inside and out: how our brain works, how we communicate, connect and create, how we parent and politic, how we learn and heal and die, our lifestyle and culture. There are techno-utopians who think this is the be-all end-all and techno-dystopians who think this is simply the end. And then there are the wise explorers and explicators of the present who encourage us to think hopefully and responsibly about where we are headed. Read more...

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We Wanna Be Friends With Local Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

Screen_Shot_2014-10-31_at_10.17.10_AM.png Hailed by Newsweek as one of the “women shaping the 21st century," singled out by NPR on their list of “best commencement speeches, ever,” and hot off her recent Emmy-nomination, Tiffany Shlain is a local filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards, and author who we really want to be friends with. Read more...

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Tiffany Shlain & The Case For Dreaming: Are dreams a theater to solve our problems?

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Web to Watch: 5 Best videos of the week

Screen_Shot_2014-10-29_at_3.39.09_PM.pngEmmy-nominated documentary series The Future Starts Here returns for Season 2 on AOL. Webby Awards founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain takes a creative, personal and heartfelt approach to explaining ideas in the field of technology and science. The first four episodes are live now and cover everything from the science of dreaming toGoogle GlassRead more...

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Tiffany Shlain on Main Street, Park City

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Tiffany Shlain’s ‘The Future Starts Here’ Debuts Season Two On AOL

Screen_Shot_2014-10-23_at_2.45.35_PM.pngTiffany Shlain, filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards, is back with more ruminations on how tech and science affect our lives. Season two of her artistic and fascinating The Future Starts Here series debuted on October 23, 2014, on AOL On. Read more...

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Tiffany Shlain Explains it all

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New online series investigates the science of creativity

Screen_Shot_2014-10-23_at_2.35.16_PM.png Over the past decade or so, designers are integrating technology into their work more than ever. Software such as the best iPad apps for designers has caused creatives to use technology for inspiration, creativity and productivity. 'The Future Starts Here with @TiffanyShlain' is an Emmy-nominated series that explores how science and technology is influencing your creativity. Read more...

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'The Future Starts Here' Season Two, Episode One: 'A Case For Dreaming'

Screen_Shot_2014-11-03_at_11.19.43_AM.png Why do we dream? Well, it's not just to pass the time while you're sleeping. In fact, the latest research suggests that the most important part of your day might be the hours you spend doing... nothing. Read more...

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Season 2 of Emmy-Nominated ‘The Future Starts Here’ Premieres Today

Tech_Cocktail.pngThe Emmy-nominated online series, The Future Starts Here, premiered today. Created by Webby Awards founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, the series documents what it’s like to be a person living in our modern, digital age, exploring the ways through which technology has affected the ways we interact with the world around us. Read more...

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Tiffany Shlain Hopes to ‘Elevate What People Are Watching Online’

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Second Season Of The Future Starts Here Debuts Online

Paste_Magazine.png The new season of the Emmy-nominated original series The Future Starts Here is now live on AOL. The series is from Tiffany Shlain, a filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards, who explores how technology and science affect daily life. Episodes will be released over the course of the next two months. Read more...

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'The Future Starts Here' Season Two, Episode One: 'A Case For Dreaming'

Screen_Shot_2014-11-04_at_4.43.36_PM.png  In this new series of her groundbreaking web show 'The Future Starts Here', filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain takes us on an incredible journey through the science and research of dreams, from 'The Default Mode Network' which controls our unconscious hours, to the effects smartphones are having on our ability to turn off. Read more...

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Photo Essay: 'Future Starts Here' new season premiere screening

Screen_Shot_2014-10-23_at_2.56.42_PM.png On October 22, 2014 in New York, a reception and premiere screening was held for the new season of filmmaker Tiffany Shlain's original series "Future Starts Here." The new season is set to launch October 23, 2014 on AOL. Read more...

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"The Future Starts Here" gets to return for Season 2!

Screen_Shot_2014-10-23_at_2.53.09_PM.png Continuing her exploration of what it means to be human in an increasingly connected world, Webby Awards founder and acclaimed filmmaker Tiffany Shlain will kick off the second season of her Emmy-nominated AOL series The Future Starts Here with @TiffanyShlain on October 23rd, 2014. Read more...

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Tiffany Shlain’s ‘The Future Starts Here’ Returns on AOL

Screen_Shot_2014-11-03_at_11.19.09_AM.png Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain is back with season two of her forward-thinking series, “The Future Starts Here,” on AOL On (in the “tech” section). Read more...

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"The Future Starts Here" gets to return for Season 2!

Screen_Shot_2014-11-03_at_11.56.31_AM.png  Continuing her exploration of what it means to be human in an increasingly connected world, Webby Awards founder and acclaimed filmmaker Tiffany Shlain will kick off the second season of her Emmy-nominated AOL series The Future Starts Here with @TiffanyShlain on October 23rd, 2014. Read more here...

 

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AOL Webseries Premiere Party

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AOL Originals Launch New Series

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The stunning @tiffanyshlain on the red carpet. #FutureStartsHere premieres 10/23!

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Internet Mirrors Human Brain

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When technology enables a truly global connected intelligence, the kind of insights we're going to be able to have we cannot even imagine yet." -- Tiffany Shlain Read more...

 

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What's Essential to your Creative Process?

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Fall 2014 Premieres

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Here's your sneak peek at five AOL On Originals series premiering in October: Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon, season two of #Candidly Nicole, True Trans with Laura Jane Grace, My Hero with Zoe Saldana, and season two of The Future Starts Here with @TiffanyShlain!  Read more...

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AOL Sets Fall Premieres for Originals from Nicole Richie, Zoe Saldana and Others

Screen_Shot_2014-10-22_at_2.29.14_PM.png AOL has set premiere dates for its fall 2014 slate of programming, including season two of reality series “#CandidlyNicole” starring Nicole Richie, “My Hero” from exec producer Zoe Saldana and “Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon.” Read more...

 

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Season 2 Press Release

New York, NY (September 10, 2014) – Continuing her exploration of what it means to be human in an increasingly connected world, Webby Awards founder and acclaimed filmmaker Tiffany Shlain will kick off the second season of her Emmy-nominated AOL series The Future Starts Here with @TiffanyShlain on October 23rd, 2014.  Read more...

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Mill Valley Film Festival: Bay Area documentarians on full view

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This year’s Mill Valley Film Festival has an unusual number of high-quality documentaries covering diverse topics. Following are mini profiles of the directors behind 10 of them. Read more...

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The 50 Best Documentaries Streaming on Netflix 2014

Screen_Shot_2014-07-29_at_9.17.20_AM.pngOne thing Netflix is quietly doing very well is streaming some of the best documentaries of the last few years. Nearly all of our favorite documentaries of 2013 are now available on the streaming service. But it’s not always easy finding the best of Netflix’s broad documentary selection. So here are our updated picks for the 50 Best Documentaries Streaming on Netflix in 2014.

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AOL Video Gets Emmy Nomination for Original Content

Screen_Shot_2014-07-18_at_12.31.01_PM.pngAOL, Inc. announced this week that the AOL Original, “The Future Starts Here” by @TiffanyShlain, has been nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award in the category of New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture. Read more here.

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AOL, NY Times, and Ora TV Scoop Up Emmy Noms

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Screen_Shot_2014-07-17_at_4.00.18_PM.png AOL, meanwhile, will be competing against The Times’ in the New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, and Culture category. The company’s “The Future Starts Here,” which was created and produced by filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain, explores what it means to be human in an increasingly “connected” world. AOL renewed the show for a second season earlier this year. It’s the company’s second Emmy nomination this year, following one for the Steve Buscemi-hosted “Park Bench” at the Primetime Emmys. Read more here.

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“The Future Starts Here” by @TiffanyShlain Nominated for Emmy® Award

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NEW YORK--AOL, Inc. announced today that AOL Original “The Future Starts Here” by @TiffanyShlain has been nominated for a News And Documentary Emmy Award in the category of New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture. This is AOL’s second Emmy nomination, coming on the heels of its nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Short-Form Nonfiction Program for “Park Bench With Steve Buscemi.” Read more here

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"The Future Starts Here" Season 2: Press Release

New York, NY (April 29, 2014) – Acclaimed filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain will continue her exploration of what it means to be human in an increasingly connected world when her critically acclaimed and hit AOL series The Future Starts Here by @tiffanyshlain returns for a second season in October 2014. Read full release here.

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Tiffany Shlain Readies Season Two on AOL, Verizon Sponsoring

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HOW BEING CURIOUS CHILDREN LED TWO INTERNET PIONEERS TO INNOVATION

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James Franco, Steve Buscemi to star in AOL series

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A-list talent is coming to AOL.

Last year, AOL debuted series from such stars asSarah Jessica Parker and Nicole Ritchie. In 2014, it's adding more talent to that roster with new shows from James Franco, Steve Buscemi and Zoe Saldana. The media company announced Tuesday a slate of 16 star-studded original shows scheduled to debut on the AOL On Network. Read more here.

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Interview with Ran Harnevo - President of AOL Video

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Four of the 16 shows are returning as second-season re-commissions of some of the 15 shows AOL produced in its 2013 slate - iJustine's Hardwired 2.0, Tiffany Shlain's The Future Starts Here, Sarah Jessica Parker's city.ballet and Nicole Richie's #CandidlyNicole. Read more here.

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James Franco, Ellen DeGeneres to Produce Shows for AOL

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AOL has ordered 12 new web series produced by a diverse group of A-list Hollywood talent, including James Franco, Steve Buscemi and Ellen DeGeneres. AOL unveiled its new slate of shows Tuesday at a presentation for advertisers in New York.

In addition to the 12 new shows, it picked up four series for new seasons, including Tiffany Shlain's “The Future Is Here” and “city.ballet,” executive produced by “Sex in the City” star Sarah Jessica Parker. Read more here.

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AOL Announces 16 Original Programs at the 2014 Digital Content NewFronts

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"We are extremely proud to be delivering a slate of original programming that is reaching audiences on a global scale," said Charles Gabriel, global SVP of video sales. "GroupM's recognition of the value of this programming for their client portfolio in Canada is an exciting moment in media." Read more here.

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AOL Lines Up Hollywood Producers for 2014 Originals Slate

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AOL has unveiled its full slate of 2014 original web series, focusing on “inspiring stories” and comedy, tapping celebs and personalities like James Franco with big digital followings. Read more here.

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AOL Announces New Original Series for 2014

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AOL Announces 16 Video Shows In 2014 NewFront Slate

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Four of the 16 shows are returning as second-season re-commissions of some of the 15 shows AOL produced in its 2013 slate – iJustine’s Hardwired 2.0, Tiffany Shlain’s The Future Starts Here, Sarah Jessica Parker’s city.ballet and Nicole Richie’s #CandidlyNicole. Read more here.

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How Cloud Films Wants To Keep Movies Authentic In The Age Of The Selfie

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US State Department Arts Diplomacy Newsletter

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AOL Revamps Homepage To Highlight Video Content

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 AOL.com is getting a new look today. It’s not a dramatic change, but it brings one big addition to the homepage, a carousel of videos from AOL (which owns TechCrunch) and content partners like Condé Nast Entertainment, ESPN, E!, HSN, WWE, and The Wall Street Journal. Read more here.

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5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Indie Web Series, Grants for Promising Media Projects and More

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AOL renews Tiffany Shlain's "The Future Starts Here," Three Other Series for Second Season: “The Future Starts Here” follows filmmaker and Webby Awards winner Tiffany Shlain on a journey exploring what it means to be human in our increasingly connected world. The second season of “The Future Starts Here” will premiere in fall 2014. AOL also renewed "#CandidlyNicole", starring Nicole Richie; the Sarah Jessica Parker-produced reality series "city.ballet.;" and Justine Ezarik's tech series "Hardwired 2.0." In their first seasons, these four AOL series combined received more than 75 million views. Read here.

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Renewed Series Sizzle Reel

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AOL Renews Original Series

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The company said it renewed ad deals for three of the returning shows with their first-season sponsors: Citi for “city.ballet,” a look at the life of New York City Ballet dancers, and Verizon for tech-themed shows “Hardwired” and “The Future Starts Here.” AOL is still seeking an advertiser for its most popular show, “#CandidlyNicole,” a short-form series reality based on Richie’s Twitter musings. VH1 is picking up a long-form version of “#CandidlyNicole”; on AOL, season two will feature original content separate from the VH1 series. Read more here.

 

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#Candidly Nicole, Hardwired, The Future Starts Here and City.Ballet streaming this fall

Screen_Shot_2014-04-08_at_1.59.04_PM.pngGreat news for #Candidly Nicole, Hardwired, The Future Starts Here and City.Ballet fans: You’ll be able to see more of these shows online this fall. AOL announced the renewal of the four Web series this morning.

The shows collectively received 75 million views last season. They also did well on other platforms and on social media. Read more here.

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AOL Renews Four Web Series

Screen_Shot_2014-04-08_at_1.26.49_PM.png AOL has renewed four of its original web series for second seasons on the AOL On network.

Returning to the digital video platform are #CandidlyNicole, starring Nicole Richie, based on her Twitter feed; city.ballet, a look at the world of the New York City Ballet from executive producer Sarah Jessica ParkerHardwired 2.0, an examination of tech trends with host iJustine; and The Future Stars Here, a docuseries from Webby awards founder Tiffany Shlain. Read more here.

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AOL Announces Renewal of Four Original Web Series for 2014

Screen_Shot_2014-04-08_at_2.04.48_PM.pngAOL (NYSE: AOL) announced today that it will renew four of its original web series for The AOL On Network, the company's premium video platform. Three of the shows returning for a second season bring back their first-season advertisers -- with "city.ballet." from executive producer Sarah Jessica Parker returning with Citi and popular technology-themed shows "Hardwired" and "The Future Starts Here" pre-selling to first-season sponsor Verizon. Read more here.

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5 Reasons You Need to Instill Values In Your Organization

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If you're interested in learning more about it, check out award-winning director Tiffany Shlain's 8 minute film, The Science of Character. And, if you want to get serious about building a culture that lives its values, below are five reasons why a focus on virtues will accelerate your path forward...read more here.

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Tiffany Shlain Receives Support From The Bezos Family Foundation For Her “Science Of Character”

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Prize winning filmmaker Tiffany Shlain producer of the  ‘Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change’ series,  has reportedly been the recipient of moral as well as financial support from the Bezos Family Foundation on the release of her latest short film entitled ‘The Science of Character.’

The eight minute film was produced by Ms. Shlain to mark  the first annual ‘Character Day’  and will be simultaneously  premiered online as well as hundreds of schools, public institutions and a number of other relevant venue locations around the world on Thursday, March 20th, 2014.

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Natural Child World Profiles Tiffany Shlain

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You won't see this super hero mom in a cape and spandex tights, but her signature fedora and camera in hand, are just as recognizable. Award winning filmmaker and co-founder of the Webby Awards, Tiffany Shlain, has taken the technology world by storm. Having been honored by Newsweek as one of the "Women Shaping the 21st Century," it's no surprise that Shlain was also invited to advise former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on the Internet and technology. Now Shlain has taken the ever-evolving discussion of technology on step further as she explores what it means to be human in the 21st Century in the clever and witty AOL original series, The Future Starts Here. We were able to catch up with Shlain to discuss the new series and how she juggles it all. 

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Web Advocate and Filmmaker Extraordinaire

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Back in 1987, when most teenagers weren't thinking about the Internet and the massive changes it would bring about just a few years later, Tiffany Shlain co-authored a proposal called "The United Nations Intelligence Communication Software," It was about how "computers are going to help solve world peace," she states. "It was very optimistic, young and naive. But it came from a hopeful place." Just age 17 at the time, she was already thinking about the impact computers and digital communication would have on the billions of people inhabiting the planet. Read more here.

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The Gurus Speak

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Among the experts who contributed to this project were some of the most prominent Internet analysts of our generation. Here we highlight the predictions of some of the people most deeply involved in shaping our digital present. Read more here.

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Paste Magazine Interview

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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain is not only a friend of Paste, she’s also the director of one of our favorite documentaries ever at Sundance, 2011’s Connected. Before she began her career as a filmmaker, she created and ran the Webby awards. She’s also the daughter of the late Leonard Shlain, one of the most profound and provocative recent writers on the mind and art. She’s recently been pushing her work into some areas suggested by all of these links, and she recently sat down with us to tell us about it. Read more here.

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Mamalode Starter Series: Tiffany Shlain

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"The Mamalode Starter Series is an exciting opportunity for us to share some of the amazing people we get to meet with our readers. Starting something takes enormous amounts of work, faith, help and community. Every week we will share with you another story of starting. So community of Mamalode, read up, get inspired and check out these wonder-folk." Read Mamalode's interview with Tiffany here.

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"I was personally captivated by her knowledge and talent to collaborate the influences of films with the connection of our human technology."

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The Filmmaker Who's Ditching Movie Theaters

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In digital age, where do parents set boundaries?

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Once a week, Tiffany Shlain and her family take a break from electronic devices. She calls it a “Technology Shabbat.” Modeled after the Jewish day of rest, the idea is that Shlain and her family turn off computers, mobile phones and TVs, so they can focus on being present. Read more here

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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain Discusses Her Family's 'Technology Shabbat' (VIDEO)

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Keen On...The Future Starts Here: Why AOL Might be the New Hollywood Studio

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AOL’s commitment to Shlain’s work is encouraging. They are, she told me, the new studio. And Shlain – with her ability to squeeze big ideas into short form video – represents the future of documentary filmmaking. As the founder of the Webby Awards, Shlain imported Hollywood to Silicon Valley. But in her current role as a video chronicler of digital culture, Shlain is exporting both Silicon Valley’s message and its medium back to the Hollywood studios. Read more here

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Instead of a Digital Detox, Why Not Take a Weekly Tech Shabbat?

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In the past few years, the digital detox--a break for a fixed amount of time from cell phones, laptops, and all the other electronics that hog our brain capacity--has become trendy. There are digital detox summer camps, evening parties, and pricey retreats. But shelling out $400 for a weekend of disconnecting with other tech addicts is a bit extreme. Instead, why not try just taking a 24-hour break from electronics once a week? Read more here

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Tiffany speaks with Dr. Doty

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The Future Starts Here: Tiffany Shlain on "Cloud Filmmaking"

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It was a dream to have the world premiere of my first feature documentary at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film was Connected, and one of the ideas I explored at the climax of the story was what I called “The Participatory Revolution,” the potential of so many people around the world having cameras in their hands at all times, connected to the Internet. So after the premiere, my team and I had an idea that we call “Cloud Filmmaking," where we’d make a film together with all those people around the world. Over the last three years, we’ve released four of these “Cloud Films,” all putting the idea of the Participatory Revolution into action. Read more here

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Why We Love Robots

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Tiffany Shlain, award-winning filmmaker, speaker, and founder of The Webby Awards, introduces us to her husband, Ken Goldberg, a professor of robotics, to dive into the past, present and future of robots and why it is that humans are so fascinated with the most “human” of our technologies. Watch video here

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Directing Life with Tiffany Shlain

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I met Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards and constant pusher of boundaries, on a breezy morning in SoHo in New York City. She looked stylish and authentic in her black and sunny yellow-striped poncho and hat. While we talked over hot cappuccino in the lounge of the Crosby hotel, she was fully present and attentive to our conversation despite the long line of press waiting to find out more about her new project, an AOL original series The Future Starts Here. Read more here

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Jane of All Trades Tiffany Shlain Wows the Web...Again

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It comes as no surprise that the talented Tiffany Shlain has, in just three weeks, garnered nearly 5 million views for her latest foray into filmmaking. Founder of The Webby Awards, co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, forward thinker, voracious writer, sought after speaker, wife and mother of two, this 43-year-old visionary is apt to have people imagining she never slows down—but that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

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The One Type of Robot You Should Fear

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Ken Goldberg, professor of robotics at UC Berkeley, thinks your fear of robots is unfounded. Read more and watch video here

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Datebook Spotlight

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5Qs with… Webby Awards Founder & Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

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To say that Shlain is an innovator is a slight understatement. In her career as a filmmaker and futurist, Shlain has released over a dozen films and received countless awards from a host of film festivals. She is a creator with an eye constantly towards the future as technology shapes it. Read more here

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Tiffany on Panel at Imagine Science FF 2013 - Storyboarding Data

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

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Tiffany Shlain chats with Gadi Elkon about her new AOL series and much more here

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Schmooze Spotlight

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: A Web series dissects our digital lives

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Tiffany Shlain thinks you’re probably tech-stipated. “What’s that?” you ask? It’s when your various in-boxes and feeds are so clogged with messages and updates that you Just. Can’t. Get. Through. Them. Read more here

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Tiffany Shlain on the Web, Women and Unplugging for Shabbat

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Tiffany Shlain has a lot of ideas.

But until fairly recently, the 43-year-old founder of the Webby Awards was reluctant to own them on film. No longer — in her new web-series, “The Future Starts Here,” which premiered October 11 on AOL, Shlain is loud, proud and vocal about thoughts ranging from 21st century motherhood, to acceptable online etiquette (hint: Emails masquerading as the great American novel are a no-no.) Read more here

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CBS Radio Interview

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Digital Spotlight of the Day

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Webby Awards founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain celebrated her first original series withAOL last week called The Future Starts Here. Shlain hosts the show, sharing her perspective on what it means to live in today's overly-connected world. Read more here

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Speaking with a Woman's Voice: 'The Future Starts Here'

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Bitch Flicks was lucky enough to receive an invitation to the premiere of Tiffany Shlain’s new webseries The Future Starts Here in New York City last week, and your humble correspondent was lucky enough to be the one to attend it. Shlain is, as her series’ voiceover states, a mother, filmmaker, and founder of the Webby Awards, and The Future Starts Here is an AOL-produced miniseries about being human in the digital age. Read more here

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Parenthood Remixed - Tiffany Shlain on her new film, 'Motherhood Remixed'

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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, the founder of the Webby Awards, mother, and filmmaker, has launched a new series on AOL called The Future Starts Here. One of the films in the series is called Motherhood Remixed, and it’s about the changing roles of mothers over the past century. Recently I sat down with Tiffany, who is also a good friend, for a conversation about the film and how the changing roles of mothers are affecting the shape of the 21st-century family. Read more here

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The Future Starts Here

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Now AOL is getting into the web series game with an AOL original series from Tiffany Shlain called The Future Starts Here. This 8 episode series is mostly about technology. Topics like information overload, tech etiquette, robots, and the creative process are included. See more here

 

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Tiffany Shlain Talks Technology Potential in New AOL Series

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Vivian Van Dijk, Editor-in-Chief of EYES IN, attended the premiere film screening and launch party of  Tiffany Shlain's AOL Original Series, "The Future Starts Here" at the Crosby Hotel in Manhattan, on Thursday, October 10. Ms. Van Dijk was extremely impressed with the short films from Tiffany Shlain, all of which are now available to millions of viewers on AOL. Read more here

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Watch: Do We Need a Break from Technology? The Answer, in Web Series 'The Future Starts Here'

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Writer, director, innovator and public speaker Tiffany Shlain is perhaps best known as the founder of The Webby Awards. Establishing an organization devoted to honoring the "best of the Internet" back in 1996, when CompuServe and AOL were still the major internet players and the majority of Americans had yet to get online, was an optimistic move and Shlain continues to exude optimism. Read more here

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What to Watch - TV on the Web

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Tiffany Shlain Explains Technobabble

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San Francisco filmmaker, TED talker, and expert meme-inventor Tiffany Shlain is back to explain the yin and yang of technology, this time with a new web series, The Future Starts Here, about our co-evolution with tech. The series premieres this Friday, October 11th for the AOL On Network. Here she defines some of her latest go-to terms. Read more here

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Why Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain Has Given Up on Movie Theaters

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Making an eight-episode series for AOL changed Shlain’s approach to releasing movies.

Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker first and a technologist second. The co-founder of the Webby Awards went to film school, learned to edit movies by splicing actual film, and has made more than a dozen films in her life.

Yet Shlain is ready to move past the movie theater after shooting eight episodes of a new series for AOL, which she considers eight short films. Read more here

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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain - Forging a Powerful Dialogue through Film

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Video Friday: Return of the Robot Ape, Anki Drive Battle Mode, and Why We Love Robots

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Enjoy these lighthearted and fun robotics videos while you can, because we're slowly but surely creeping up on IROS and IREX. As of November third, it's going to be all serious business, as we embrace insanity by attempting to bring you one of the world's largest research robotics conferences and the world's largest robot exhibition at the same time. See more here

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'The Future Starts Here' Screening in NYC

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Zimbio- Aol On Original Series Presents "The Future Starts Here" By Tiffany Shlain Press Screening

A general overview of the Aol On Original Series presents "The Future Starts Here" by Tiffany Shlain press screening>> at Crosby Street Hotel on October 10, 2013 in New York City.

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The Future Starts Here Starts Tomorrow, So Here’s a Teaser [Video]

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Newsle- The Future Starts Here Starts Tomorrow, So Here’s a Teaser [Video]

Get ready to follow yet another awesome online video series — Webby Awards creator Tiffany Shlain’s new project, The Future Starts Here, is set to release its first episode tomorrow. Judging from the trailer, we’re guessing it’s going to be pretty dang awesome.

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Aol On Original Series Presents "The Future Starts Here" By Tiffany Shlain Press Screening

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The Future Starts Here with Tiffany Shlain Preview

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"The Future Starts Here" event images

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Future Starts Here

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JoeTech- The Future Starts Here

In 1996, before we had a real grasp of what “viral” would come to mean, Tiffany Shlain started a little thing called the Webby Awards and it quickly grew. Some 17 years later, having experienced success many times, Tiffany is embarking on a new adventure with her show, The Future Starts Here.

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Shlain's 'Future' debuts on AOL

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JWeekly- Shlain's 'Future' debuts on AOL

Mill Valley filmmaker Tiffany Shlain will launch “The Future Starts Here,” a new web series about technology and innovation, starting Thursday, Oct. 10 on AOL On Network.

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Tiffany Shlain's The Future Starts Here Set for October 11

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Shared Darkness- Tiffany Shlain's The Future Starts Here Set for October 11

The Future Starts Here, a new AOL original series from Tiffany Shlain, Webby Awards founder and an acclaimed filmmaker in her own right, will bow on October 11, it was announced today. Read more here.

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The Future Starts Here, An AOL Original Series Created By Webby Award Founder & Acclaimed filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, Premieres October 11 at on.aol.com

Cinema Assassin- The Future Starts Here, An AOL Original Series Created By Webby Award Founder & Acclaimed filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, Premieres October 11 at on.aol.com

Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker, futurist, Internet pioneer, and director  of the award-winning film CONNECTED, will soon premiere her highly anticipated AOL Original Series titled TheFuture Starts Here. See more here.

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The Future Starts Here: Director Tiffany Shlain Explores Connections in the 21st century

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

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Univision Radio- Interview with Tiffany Shlain (audio clip)

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Tech Overload Problems Can Be Solved By Unplugging

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Investor's Business Daily- Tech Overload Problems Can Be Solved By Unplugging

The problem? Never-ending access to many electronic information streams. The solutions? Focus. And turn the things off once in a while. Read more here.

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Product Roundup

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BrainWorld Magazine- Product Roundup

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From STEM To STEAM, Cloud Filmmaker Joined British Airways' Innovators In The Clouds

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InventorSpot- From STEM To STEAM, Cloud Filmmaker Joined British Airways' Innovators In The Clouds

Traveling with top-flight innovators is a heady experience under normal circumstances. However, when you conduct a think-tank 30,000 feet above terra firma, it's a whole new ballgame. Such was the case when award-winning filmmaker and founder of the Webbie Awards, Tiffany Shlain took to the creative skies with 130 techie-elite from the Silicon Valley. Read more here.

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GOOD 100: Meet Tiffany Shlain, Changing the Way We Make Movies

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A Graduation Celebration: Commencement Words of Wisdom

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Exit Strata- A Graduation Celebration: Commencement Words of Wisdom

Tiffany Shlain ~ If you are not living on the edge – you are taking up way too much space (University of California at Berkeley commencement, 2010)

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British Airways to Host a Meeting of Innovators at 30,000 ft

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Tech Cocktail- British Airways to Host a Meeting of Innovators at 30,000 ft.

British Airways announced today that Tiffany Shlain, Gavin Newsom, Gina Bianchini, Craig Newmark, and other notable names will join UnGrounded’s inaugural Innovation Lab in the Sky. The flight is set to depart San Francisco for London on June 12, 2013.

During the 11-hour flight, participants will aim to tackle the global STEM skills gap that is limiting our planet’s forward progress. Read more here.

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Tiffany Shlain Lands Innovation Lab in the Sky

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Eyes In- Tiffany Shlain Lands Innovation Lab in the Sky

Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker, Internet pioneer, and founder of the Webby Awards, was recently chosen by British Airways and its partners to participate in UnGrounded, the company's inaugural Innovation Lab in the Sky. Read more here. 

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British Airways to Host a Meeting of Innovators at 30,000 Feet

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Business Wire- Industry Pioneers to Join British Airways Aboard ‘UnGrounded’ Innovation Lab Held at 30,000 Feet

British Airways today revealed a selection of industry leaders and change agents set to take part in UnGrounded, the company’s inaugural Innovation Lab in the Sky. The group will work on global challenges at 30,000 feet, aboard a private British Airways flight from San Francisco to London on June 12, 2013. Confirmed participants include California Lieutenant Governor and entrepreneur Gavin Newsom, Gina Bianchini, CEO of Mightybell, and Craig Newmark, founder, craigslist and craigconnects. Read more here.

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Sarah Jessica Parker & iJustine at the AOL New Fronts

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Young Hollywood- Sarah Jessica Parker & iJustine at the AOL New Fronts

We are at the AOL New Fronts event in NYC where the topic of conversation is online digital content and what it takes to be a viral sensation! Someone who knows a little bit about that is iJustine, who chats with us as well as Sarah Jessica Parker, NFL star Ray Rice, NASCAR's Dylan Kwasniewski, designer Jonathan Adler, and an authority on the subject, Webbys creator Tiffany Shlain! Hosted by Baruch Shemtov (@baruchshemtov). Read more here.

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2013 TFI Interactive: Tiffany Shlain Keynote

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Tribeca Film Institute- 2013 TFI Interactive: Tiffany Shlain Keynote

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, who is also the founder of The Webby Awards, kicked off this year's TFI Interactive with the presentation of her “Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto.” In the video above she describes her new participatory way of making films collaboratively with people all over the world. Watch here.

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5 Moms To Check Out On Twitter

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Tiffany is a woman who visualized her dream and went out and grabbed it.

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New York Gets HardWired

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Huffington Post- New York gets HardWired

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Tiffany Shlain Explains How and Why Non-Profits and Others Can Crowdsource Film Production for Free

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Online Video Woos Madison Avenue

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NewFronts ’13: Paltrow, Parker on tap for AOL original

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RealScreen-  Paltrow, Parker on tap for AOL originals

More top talent is entering the online original series sweepstakes, as seen in AOL’s content slate, announced at its NewFront presentation in New York City yesterday (April 30). Read more here.

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$50 iTunes Card: How would you spend 50 bucks on music, movies, books and more?

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AOL ORIGINALS WILL FEATURE CROWDFUNDING SHOW

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Turnstyle- AOL ORIGINALS WILL FEATURE CROWDFUNDING SHOW

AOL is launching 15 new web series, including shows from such stars as Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Richie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Rocco DiSpirito, Anthony Anderson and Sofia Vergara's younger sister, the company announced Tuesday. Read here.

 

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AOL Adds Series From Sarah Jessica Parker, Hank Azaria, Nicole Richie

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B&C- AOL Adds Series From Sarah Jessica Parker, Hank Azaria, Nicole Richie

AOL previewed 13 new original web series spanning topics of entertainment, food, style and more at its Digital Content NewFront event on Tuesday. Read here.

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AOL Bets on Star Wattage to Win TV Ad Dollars

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Variety- AOL Bets on Star Wattage to Win TV Ad Dollars

AOL is tripling investment in original video programming this year with a slate of 15 new shows, many featuring brand-name entertainment personalities including Sarah Jessica Parker, Hank Azaria, Nicole Richie and Gwyneth Paltrow. Read here. 

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AOL’s Investment in Original Programming Takes Center Stage at Digital Content NewFront with Launch of New 2013 Video Slate

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Business Wire- AOL’s Investment in Original Programming Takes Center Stage at Digital Content NewFront with Launch of New 2013 Video Slate

Groundbreaking filmmaker and Founder of the Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain explores, with humor and insights, humanity’s evolution with technology. Read full article here.

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AOL makes its pitch for ad money at an upfront-style event on Tuesday

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At a NewFront presentation at the Skylight club in New York, AOL has announced 15 original series from the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwyneth Paltrow and Hank Azaria. Also on tap are Flat Out, a docuseries series featuring 17-year-old NASCAR prodigy Dylan Kwasniewski; Hardwired, by hosted by YouTube's iJustine; and The Future Starts Here, from Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain about the evolution of technology and its effect on humanity. Read more here.

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AOL Rolls Out Star-Studded Slate Of Original Series At Newfront

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TubeFilter- AOL Rolls Out Star-Studded Slate Of Original Series At Newfront

AOL‘s Digital Content Newfronts presentation, like many of the others to go down this week, featured a clear emphasis on star power and original programming. The site, which currently holds the 7th position in Comscore’s Online Video Rankings, unveiled 15 upcoming series and spilled the beans about new partnerships with companies like Nielsen and AXS TV. Read full article here.

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AOL Launches New Shows with Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwyneth Paltrow and Others

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Seattle Pi-  AOL Launches New Shows with Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwyneth Paltrow and Others

"We've focused on creating a common thread through all of our series on this slate, namely authentic voices, sharing remarkable stories," Gabriel Lewis, head of AOL Studios, said in a statement. "Whether the voices are lighthearted, insightful, or inspirational, all of them are genuine and unique."

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Close Quarters: When Tech Companies and an Indie Film Studio Share a Workspace

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Good Magazine- Close Quarters: When Tech Companies and an Indie Film Studio Share a Workspace

In 2010, when a friend invited me to move my film studio to a funky refurbished pier in San Francisco with a gaggle of other tech start-ups, I responded with, “You had me at funky.” Read on.

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5 Blow-Your-Mind Moments from TFI Interactive Day 2013

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Tribeca Film Institute-  5 Blow-Your-Mind Moments from TFI Interactive Day 2013

The Tribeca Film Institute held its second annual Interactive Day on Saturday, welcoming visionary artists and innovators from across a range of media platforms to New York’s IAC Building and a stage in front of its 120-foot Video Wall

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Five Top Takeaways from Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Day

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PBS- Five Top Takeaways from Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Day

These same concepts drove keynote speaker Tiffany Shlain’s Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto, which focuses on using the cloud collaboratively and highlighting humanity’s universal connectedness. Branching out from Shlain’s 2012 feature documentary Connected, the ongoing series of cloud films created by her team have been comprised of internet submissions from all over the world. Read more here.

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Tribeca 2013: On 'Interactive Day,' It's the Who-Needs-Film? Festival

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The Wrap- Tribeca 2013: On 'Interactive Day,' It's the Who-Needs-Film? Festival

“Film is the appetizer,” Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain said in her keynote address kicking off the day. “The discussion you have is the main course.” Read full article here.

 

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Technology Shabbat - My weekly break from the Technology

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The Recommender- Reshma Saujani, Tiffany Shlain, David Noel and More on What They're Loving this Month

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San Francisco Magazine

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Moms Who Rock: Meet San Francisco's Coolest Power Moms

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Red Tricycle- Moms Who Rock: Meet San Francisco's Coolest Power Moms

San Francisco is home to the Golden Gate Bridge, foggy summers, amazing food and super savvy mamas rockin’ the business world. We decided that it’s about time to give major props to Bay Area moms who are kicking booty and taking names, whether it be on the techie front, the world of words, film, design and much more. Join us in throwing up the confetti in honor of these gals who are pushing the envelope and bringing brainstorms to life.

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Tribeca Lines Up Talks for Digital Storytelling Conference

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Variety- Tribeca Lines Up Talks for Digital Storytelling Conference

"Tribeca Film Institute, the nonprofit org affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has set the slate for its upcoming TFI Interactive conference, a daylong event skedded during the upcoming 2013 fest." Read more. 

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My Tech Top 10 Tiffany Shlain Webby Awards

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CONNECTED available today on DVD and all digital platforms

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Cinema Assassin- CONNECTED available today on DVD and all digital platforms

Have you ever faked a restroom trip to check your email? Slept with your laptop? Become so overwhelmed that you just unplugged from it all? In her feature directorial debut,CONNECTED: An Autoblogography About Love, Death and Technology, Internet pioneer and Webby Award founder Tiffany Shlain’s love-hate-love relationship with technology serves as the springboard for a thrilling exploration of modern life and our interconnected future. Read on.

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Tiffany Shlain's Documentary CONNECTED Releases on DVD Today

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Connected: Tiffany Shlain explores love, death and technology

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Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology

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Filmmonthly- Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology

CONNECTED: an autobiography about love, death & technology is a fast-paced, eye opening film by Tiffany Shlain that explores the impact of technology and the world’s connectiveness to the Internet and other media that serves to make us more independent, when we should certainly be more interdependent on each other to solve the world’s problem. Read more.

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Interview With CONNECTED Director Tiffany Shlain

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How to Develop Moxie by Tiffany Shlain

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Book Roundup

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Brain World- Book Roundup

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Connectors

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Playback, by Tiffany Shlain

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Tech's Best Feature: The Off Switch

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Harvard Business Review- Tech's Best Feature: The Off Switch

It's Friday evening. The smells of rosemary chicken and freshly-baked challah fill the house. My daughters, 3 and 9, sigh as I gently detach the iPads from their laps. One by one, our screens are powered down. My husband, Ken, is usually the last holdout, in his office, madly scrambling to send out just one last email before the sun sets. Then he unplugs too. We light the candles, and sit down to a sumptuous meal... Read on.

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Movies for the masses, straight to the Web

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Yahoo! News - Movies for the masses, straight to the Web

On Sunday night, American television sets will once again host the freakish masked ball known as the Oscars. Demigods will glide importantly down a synthetic staple-gunned red scroll, posing, balletically angled, while fielding questions about denim tuxedos and cocktail rings the size of iPhones. Later some of them, on the brink of hysteria, will accept gilded statuettes, and use the word “humble” to mean “proud.” Read more here.

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Tiffany Shlain Melds Collaboration & Cloudsourcing Into Cloud Filmmaking

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Inventor Spot - Tiffany Shlain Melds Collaboration & Cloudsourcing Into Cloud Filmmaking

"The new tools and technologies that enable video sharing have allowed me and my team at The Moxie Institute to embark on a whole new adventure that we call CLOUD FILMMAKING."

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Connected With Love and Death in Our Age of Technology

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The Advocate - Connected With Love and Death in Our Age of Technology

"The film is emotional but also informative and fascinating. Connected offers viewers a chance to see and connect to Shlain’s collection of thoughts on life and death, love and family, technology and the world, and the connection between it all." 

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A Film Doesn't Live Unless Someone's Watching It by Tiffany Shlain

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Sundance Success Story: Connected

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Learnist: Sundance Success Story: Connected

"The story of how a small independent (really independent, not fake-studio-independent) film called Connected broke out at Sundance. This film will be available on VOD on 5th February 2013."
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Sundance 2013: An Interview with Tiffany Shlain

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

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David Seaman Hour! (Podcast) - Interview with Tiffany Shlain: The full, unedited version of The David Seaman Hour. Interviews with newsmakers and political commentary.

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Interview with Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

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JobShadow - Interview with Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain: Read as Tiffany Shlain talks about her career as a Filmmaker.

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BRAIN POWER - GGI newsletter

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George Greenstein Institute - BRAIN POWER mentioned in GGI newsletter: "Honoring the lives of children lost in 2012 and dedicated to all youth... whose brains will grow strong in 2013." See here.

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Tiffany Shlain Talks Cloud Filmmaking

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Filmmaking Stuff - Tiffany Shlain Talks Cloud Filmmaking: Tiffany Shlain stopped by Filmmaking Stuff to share ideas on marketing, distribution and Cloud Filmmaking. Read here.

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Cyborg Utopia: Downloading IQ, Uploading Apprehension

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Huffington Post - Cyborg Utopia: Downloading IQ, Uploading Apprehension: This anxiety associated with over-connecting is becoming a well-documented area of study -- and something we are all trying to come to grips with. Filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain led what many media savvy practitioners are now engaging in: a ritual and personal pledge to unplug from the connection weekly. 

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Follow This: 16 Twitter Stars To Add To Your Feed Now

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Fast Company - Follow This: 16 Twitter Stars To Add To Your Feed Now: 

Find Inspiration: Filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain is quirky, inspirational, and full of interesting facts.

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The Unplugged Home

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Sunset Magazine - The unplugged home: LOOKING TO UNPLUG? Here’s what others are doing––and what you can try––from easy to hard-core.

Technology Shabbats. Who’s behind it: Tiffany Shlain. What it is: Powering down, usually from sundown Friday until sundown Saturday. Insight: “It’s definitely harder to make plans, and we have to print out our schedules the day before,” Shlain says, laughing. “Instead of sending 10 texts to coordinate, we just show up. If we’re late, there will be no cell phone call. It’s the way everyone used to do things.” tiffanyshlain.com

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Tiffany Shlain: Webmaster, Alt-Filmer or Philosopher

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Cinesource - Tiffany Shlain: Webmaster, Alt-Filmer or Philosopher: We are only going to see the true potential of the Internet when we see every one online who wants to be online contributing their perspectives, knowledge and wisdom.

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Moxie Gives Good Brain

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Digital Hippos - Moxie Gives Good Brain:  The similarites between a childs brain and the collective global brain of the internet. A lot of people are working on this project. Who?, Why everyone on the Net. Including you.

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Artists Bring Healing After Recent Tragedy

Huffington Post: Artists Bring Healing After Recent Tragedy

Tiffany Shlain, Director of Connected The Film at Let it Ripple customized 2 beautiful videos for the Unify Movement. The first video was featured and described in Global Brain Global Heart, in which we explored the idea of humans acting as an immune-system that can help heal each other and the planet through deepening personal connections and conscious use the internet/technology. Read more.

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Nonprofits: Steal This Film For Your Own Purposes

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Scientific American - Nonprofits: Steal This Film For Your Own Purposes:  Published from Fast Company: Don't have the money to make a fundraising pitch for yourself? You can tailor this open-source one to your own needs.

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Connecting Broadly Won’t Replace the Importance of Connecting Deeply

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GOOD Magazine - Connecting Broadly Won’t Replace the Importance of Connecting Deeply:  How will the internet affect the human brain and human culture as a whole?

 

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Why We Need to Get the World Online

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Heavy Chef - Why We Need to Get the World Online :  Heavy Chef got the chance to chat to Tiffany about her views on how technology is impacting our lives and what the future holds for women in power over the next decade. 

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Weekly Technology Shabbat

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A Big Brain

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Marin Magazine - A Big Brain: Mill Valley's Tiffany Shlain is premiering her latest film project and TED Book this month.

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Tiffany Shlain posted on the Wall of Fame

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Global Brain, Global Heart

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Huffington Post: Impact - Global Brain, Global Heart:  

“… She is the proof in the pudding concerning the work she is doing and its value to society as a whole.” – Jacob Devaney

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Using Mindfulness to Shape Our Global Brain

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 SuperConsciouness - Using Mindfulness to Shape Our Global Brain 

One of the core concepts behind SuperConsciousness is that we are inextricably connected with everything around us... Read on.

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How do you make a movie in the cloud?

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Bloomberg TV - How do you make a movie in the cloud?:  Cloud Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain talks about making movies in the cloud. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

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Multimedia maven connects all the links

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Oakland Tribune - Multimedia maven connects all the links

Cloud Filmmaking, a process (Tiffany) and her Moxie Institute film studio collaborators developed, invites people from around the world to submit photographic and video content. Read article here.

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Multimedia maven connects all the links

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Mercury News - Multimedia maven connects all the links

Imagining Shlain? Picture a human hub, exponentially spawning countless tendrils. Which is why the walls she constructs, at the start of a 90-minute interview one week after the Nov. 8 premiere of her new film and TED (electronic) book, "Brain Power," suggest possibilities, not barriers. Read more.

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Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks: The Parallels between Children's Brains and the Global Brain of the Internet

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IndieWire Women and Hollywood - Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks: The Parallels between Children's Brains and the Global Brain of the Internet

The Internet, is, in many ways, an extension of our brains. An extension of us. And like us, these inventions can be both good and bad, and everything in between. Read on.

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Nonprofits: Steal This Film For Your Own Purposes

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Fast Company - Nonprofits: Steal This Film For Your Own Purposes

Tiffany Shlain, a filmmaker perhaps best known for the documentary Connected and for founding the Webby Awards, is turning into a fairy godmother for nonprofits in need of new ways to get out their messages. Her latest 10-minute film, Brain Power, could help childhood development-related nonprofits solicit donations, volunteers, and anything else they might need. Read article here.

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Tiffany Shlain: Net's growth like brain

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SFGATE: Tiffany Shlain: Net's growth like brain

Just how far along is the Internet in its development? That's one of the questions posed in the short film "Brain Power," the latest production from Tiffany Shlain and the Moxie Institute, the film studio she founded. Read more.

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BYOD and “CONNECTED” with web pioneer and Director Tiffany Shlain

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Film Threat - BYOD and “CONNECTED” with web pioneer and Director Tiffany Shlain

Tiffany Shlain comes to BYOD to bring her message of Inter-Dependence and discuss filming her family in her doc, “Connected.” 

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Tiffany Shlain’s Collaborative Model Boosts Nonprofits

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Gen Connect - Tiffany Shlain’s Collaborative Model Boosts Nonprofits

So many nonprofits are doing important work, but they don’t have inspiring media, they don’t have the money to do it.

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The Parallels between our highly wired minds and networks

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TED: The Parallels between our highly wired minds and networks

Can we draw instructive parallels between the development of the human brain and the emergence of the electronic global ‘brain’ of the Internet?

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From Neurons to Networks - BRAIN POWER

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TED - From Neurons to Networks - BRAIN POWER: It's short so it can be really juicy. Punchy graphics (love the animation representing the www), happy songs, quick fun clips of real people, all from a hippy, tree-hugging perspective on the comparison between a child's brain and the internet. Read on.

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'Brain Power' Film and TED Book Parallel the Mindful Growth of a Child's Brain and the Internet

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Huff Post Parents - 'Brain Power' Film and TED Book Parallel the Mindful Growth of a Child's Brain and the Internet: Blog Post by Director Tiffany Shlain

Last year, my team at the Moxie Institute and I created Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change, a cloud filmmaking series that invites people from around the world to collaboratively create short films focused on the social, cultural and political issues that connect us as humans. We create custom versions of these films and donate them to nonprofit organizations working to inspire positive change in the world. Read more.

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Cloud Filmmaking

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CollabDocs - Cloud Filmmaking

Shlain has been developing a form of web-native filmmaking she has called “Cloud Filmmaking”. Nov 8th saw the release of her latest film, Brain Power. Shareable, on web and mobile. Read here.

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How the Internet is Shaping Our "Global Brain"

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Harvard Business Review: How the Internet is Shaping Our "Global Brain"

Blog Post by Director Tiffany Shlain - The South Africans have a beautiful philosophy called Ubuntu, which translates as "I am what I am because of who we all are." This is a perfect way to think about the way a brain develops, influenced by its surrounding people and experiences.... Read on.

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Which Is More Complicated, The ENTIRE Internet, Or One Child's Brain?

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Upworthy - Which Is More Complicated, The ENTIRE Internet, Or One Child's Brain?

The Internet is very young as a form of human interaction. It’s still in a phase of rapid growth and change. If the Internet were a human being, it would be a toddler. Both the Web and children are hugely shaped by our actions as adults. See here.

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"Connected," with Web Pioneer and Director Tiffany Shlain

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Tell the Parents

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Huffington Post Education: Tell the Parents: Sir Ken Robinson, international expert on creativity and education, has said that "we are all born creative" but "creativity gets squeezed out of us" about the 4th grade... So what happens on the way from childhood to adulthood? Read here.

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Brain Power: From Nathaniel Hawthorne to Tiffany Shlain

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Paul Levinson's Infinite Regress - Brain Power: From Nathaniel Hawthorne to Tiffany Shlain

Tiffany Shlain has done it again.  The director of the acclaimed Connected and The Tribe movies has given us another slice of her vision that probes and provokes our understanding as it delights our senses and coaxes our smiles. Read here.

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BRAIN POWER: FROM NEURONS TO NETWORKS

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Stream Tiffany Shlain's New Film Free; TED Book Accompanies

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Paste Magazine - Stream Tiffany Shlain's New Film Free; TED Book Accompanies

Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker and Internet pioneer, premiered her new short film and TED book, Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks, last night at NightLife at the Academy in San Francisco. Read here.

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Brain Power Film and TED Book with Tiffany Shlain

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Wired Magazine - Geek Dad: Brain Power Film and TED Book with Tiffany Shlain

How is a child’s developing brain like the internet? And how can both develop better? Read here.

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Short Film & TED Book Explores Brains & Technology

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Eyes in - Short Film & TED Book Explores Brains & Technology 

Created through a new global participatory filmmaking process that Shlain and her team at The Moxie Institute call Cloud Filmmaking, Brain Power explores connections -- between neurons, networks, and people around the world. Read here.

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Cool Grandparents Get Ready for Cloud Film Making and Start with Engage

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Grand Magazine - Cool Grandparents Get Ready for Cloud Film Making and Start with Engage

In just two minutes “Engage,” a short film, speaks loudly about humankind with scarcely a word. Read here.

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TIFFANY SHLAIN ON MINDFULNESS, THE INTERNET & HER LATEST CREATION, “BRAIN POWER”

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BrainWorld Magazine - TIFFANY SHLAIN ON MINDFULNESS, THE INTERNET & HER LATEST CREATION, “BRAIN POWER”.

“What do you think is the fastest way to make change…by group consensus or by one person?” Read here.

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@TEDBOOKS - ‘BRAIN POWER: FROM NEURONS TO NETWORKS'

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The Internet & A Baby's Brain

 

THNKR - The Internet & A Baby's Brain: Documentary filmmaker and Webby Award Founder Tiffany Shlain explores the affect that media and technology have on our brains and human interaction.


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American Film Showcase: 'Connected' in Cape Town

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Documentary Magazine - American Film Showcase: 'Connected' in Cape Town 

Documentary filmmaker and Webby Award Founder Tiffany Shlain travels to Cape Town, South Africa with the American Film Showcase. Read here.

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An Interview with Tiffany Shlain

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ACM Computers in Entertainment: An Interview with Tiffany Shlain by Newton Lee on founding The Webby Awards, Connected, and "Cloud Filmmaking."

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Crowdsourcing is creating the cloud filmmaking revolution

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Venture Beat Media - Crowdsourcing is creating the cloud filmmaking revolution

The Internet and movie makers have collided, and the result is a cloud film-making revolution. Read here.

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Tiffany Shlain discusses her new short film, Brain Power, due for release this month

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Natural Child World - Tiffany Shlain discusses her new short film, Brain Power, due for release this month.

Each of the short films use Cloud Filmmaking technique, in which communities can be a part of the production by sending in their artwork and suggestions. The submissions will then possibly be added to the free customized version of the film that will be sent back to the community and organizations. Read here.

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Addicted to the Internet

THNKR - EPIPHANY Addicted to the Internet

Documentary filmmaker, Webby Award Founder: Tiffany Shlain. Epiphany is a series that invites impassioned thought leaders across all disciplines to reveal the innovative, the improbable, and the unexpected of their worlds. 

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Makers Profile Tiffany Shlain - Filmmaker

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Perfect Day: Unplugged with Tiffany Shlain

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Virtual Mentor: Tiffany Shlain

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PopCulture Pirate - Virtual Mentor: Tiffany Shlain: I first met filmmaker and Webby Award-founder Tiffany Shlain at SxSW in Austin, TX where we shared a table at the Huffington Post’s Women’s Dinner...

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"Brain Power" film & TED Book release party tickets available

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Election Day Is a Perfect Time to Think About Our Interdependence

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GOOD - Election Day Is a Perfect Time to Think About Our Interdependence

The Fourth of July is about our Declaration of Independence from England 236 years ago, so what if Election Day, on November 6, could be a Declaration of Interdependence: to each other, to our country, to the world and us as a species? Read more.

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Internet Pioneer Tiffany Shlain to Premiere Film and TED Book

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SF ExaminerInternet Pioneer Tiffany Shlain to Premiere Film and TED Book

Created through a new global participatory filmmaking process that Shlain and her team at The Moxie Institute call Cloud Filmmaking, Brain Power explores connections: between neurons, networks, and people around the world. The film and book will also be available worldwide via the web on Nov. 8, 2012. Read on.

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INTERNET PIONEER TIFFANY SHLAIN TO PREMIERE FILM AND TED BOOK BRAIN POWER: FROM NEURONS TO NETWORKS

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Cinema Assassin - INTERNET PIONEER TIFFANY SHLAIN TO PREMIERE FILM AND TED BOOK BRAIN POWER: FROM NEURONS TO NETWORKS 

This release marks the first time a film and TED Book are released together. Read here.

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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain comes to SRJC’s Petaluma campus

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Press Democrat - Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain comes to SRJC’s Petaluma campus

Shlain’s last four films have premiered at Sundance Film Festival and her films have received 50 awards, including a “Disruptive Innovation Award” from the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Read more.

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Declaration of Interdependence

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Friends of Justice - Declaration of Interdependence 

I recently came across this Call to Action video by Let it Ripple.  Given that my work centers around restorative justice, I found the clip particularly compelling.  What would it be to feel interconnected?  What change would it create in our communities? Read more.

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"FOR GLOBAL CHANGE"… LET IT RIPPLE !

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Beez & Co - "For global change" ... Let it Ripple!:

... (Tiffany Shlain) appealed to the video users around the world to show the strength of the connection and the "interdependence" of human beings to engage in positive actions. Read on.

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Two great (free) ways to advance your cause

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Katya's Non-Profit Marketing Blog - Two great (free) ways to advance your cause

"My hero Tiffany Shlain has created an amazing new two-minute film with free customized versions for nonprofits all over the world." Read more.

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ENGAGE in Online Premiere – a cloud sourced film

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Innovation ExcellenceENGAGE in Online Premiere – a cloud sourced film. 

ENGAGE is the latest 2 minute film in Let It Ripple – Mobile Films for Global Change. Read more.

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"Engage" With Cloud Filmmaking

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Tribeca Future of Film"Engage" With Cloud Filmmaking

"Following up on her “Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto,” filmmaker Tiffany Shlain introduces the second film in her “Let it Ripple” series—a uniquely collaborative process, from creation through dissemination." Read here.

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A Declaration of Interdependence

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GOOD Magazine: A Declaration of Interdependence (posted Develop Africa's customized film)

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ENGAGE: Tiffany Shlain’s New Cloud-Sourced Film (VIDEO)

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Gen Connect - ENGAGE: Tiffany Shlain’s New Cloud-Sourced Film (VIDEO)

Highlighting a new genre of filmmaking called Cloud Filmmaking, Shlain employs user-submitted content to collaboratively create, translate and customize films. Read here.

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Check out ex-Webby boss Tiffany Shlain’s new cloud sourced film

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MemeburnCheck out ex-Webby boss Tiffany Shlain’s new cloud sourced film 

Following up on her “Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto,” filmmaker Tiffany Shlain introduces the second film in her “Let it Ripple” series—a uniquely collaborative process, from creation through dissemination. Read more.

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Tides Momentum Mixer The Art of Story Telling

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John Snowden, Tiffany Shlain- Interdependency TMRTE 2012

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Leonia gets ‘Connected’ with film

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NorthJersey.comLeonia gets ‘Connected’with film 

Focusing on the mind, the filmmaker referred to present topics such as the advancement and use of technology, the issue of pollution, health and some of the advances in modern science and how this has affected the evolution of human communication. Read more.

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breakfast @ tiffany's fall 2012 newsletter

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breakfast @ tiffany's fall 2012 newsletter

Breakfast @ Tiffany's is published each season with a collection of things we think you may find interesting. Read here.
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Celebrating Interdependence Day 2012 With Tiffany Shlain

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Gen Connect - Celebrating Interdependence Day 2012 With Tiffany Shlain

Award-winning filmmaker premieres short, user-generated film about engaging in society at 2012 Interdependence Day celebration. Read more.

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Highlight on Innovative Filmmaker and Internet Pioneer, Tiffany Shlain

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IndieWireHighlight on Innovative Filmmaker and Internet Pioneer, Tiffany Shlain 

With the “Let it Ripple” series, Tiffany is paving the way for a new style of collaborative filmmaking she calls Cloud Filmmaking... Read on.

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Bootstrapping with Tiffany Shlain of Let it Ripple

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BootstrappingBootstrapping with Tiffany Shlain of Let it Ripple 

Tom and Tony talk with Tiffany Shlain of Let it Ripple.

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A New film explores what technology is doing to our brains

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NY METRO PARENTSA New film explores what technology is doing to our brains. 

The second film of the three-part series "Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change" by Tiffany Shlain explores this question and offers guidance on how parents can best nurture their children’s minds. Read on.

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20 women to watch

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Columbia Journalism Review: 20 women to watch

A by-no-means-complete list of eXXcellent talents we’d bet on to map the future of the media business. Read here.

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Ongoing Innovation and Collaboration from Tiffany Shlain and The Moxie Institute Team

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NAMLE: Ongoing Innovation and Collaboration from Tiffany Shlain and The Moxie Institute Team

Shlain’s dynamic work continues with many innovative projects including ongoing cloud-sourced, collaborative filmmaking through the Moxie Institute... Read more.

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Announcing the Tiffany Shlain Award!!!

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Foresight Engine: Announcing the Tiffany Shlain Award!!!

The Tiffany Shlain Award goes to the best use of using connections and creativity to create real positive social change. And the award goes to… Read on.

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Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain: "The Internet's in its Toddler Years"

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Tech Cocktail: Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain: "The Internet's in its Toddler Years" 

Sometimes, Tiffany Shlain loves technology: after all, she’s the founder of the Webby Awards and cofounder of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, whose goal is to help drive the progress of the Internet. But sometimes, she’s not so fond of it: she and her family take “technology shabbats” once a week to unplug from the blinking alerts and scrolling text of their digital gadgets. Read more.

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Crowdsourced Videos Change the World

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Goodnet: Crowdsourced Videos Change the World

Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change is a series of short films created by two mega-powerful channels: the first is Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards, who is the mastermind of Let it Ripple. The other is Cloud Filmmaking, which means creating films in a collaborative, digitally-networked effort. Read here.

*Also featured in the Good Directory on their site

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Shlain on the job: Life before - and after - creating the Webbys

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Daily Maverick: Shlain on the job: Life before - and after - creating the Webbys

Tiffany Shlain is an internet evangelist. It comes through in everything she says. She is a true believer in the internet as a force for good, a force for social progress, a force for creativity, a force, even, for making us simply better as members of the human race. It’s uplifting stuff, though I’m tempted to ask her if she’s been on any News24 comment boards lately. Read more.

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Getting Connected with Cloud Filmmaking

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Tiffany Shlain is a multi-award winning filmmaker, her last four films premiered at Sundance, she is the founder of the Webby Awards, she is the co-founder of The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, she delivered thekeynote commencement address at UCBerkeley, and she was honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century”.

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Feast of Films at Encounter

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Cape Times: Feast of Films at Encounters 

Fast-paced, funny and full of pertinent flashes on contemporary ways of being, Tiffany Shlain meditates on the state of our technologised lives in Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death and Technology. Read here.

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Ex-Webby boss Tiffany Shlain on how the Internet is revolutionising film

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Memeburn: Ex-Webby boss Tiffany Shlain on how the Internet is revolutionising film 

For more than 15 years the Webby Awards, known as “the Oscars of the Internet”, have rewarded innovation online. Famous for their five-word acceptance speeches, the awards have honoured innovators like World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners Lee and Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, and top online players such as FacebookWikipedia, and Pinterest. Read here.

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Creativity in the Cloud: From the Big Bang to Twitter

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Tiffany Shlain Discusses Her Film Connected

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Cloud Filmmaking: Using The Internet To Make Inspiring Films

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Co.ExistCloud Filmmaking: Using The Internet To Make Inspiring Films

In the age of YouTube, a moving video can be a powerful tool for raising awareness. But not all nonprofits have the ability to put together a good movie about their work. Let It Ripple can help with that, with a hand from the global community. Read here.

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tiffany shlain on connectedness

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deniseleeyohn: tiffany shlain on connectedness 

For me, Tiffany Shlain is a source of great insight and hope on culture, communication, technology, and life, so I’m pleased to share my recent interview with her. 

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Heard of Cloud Filmmaking?

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Cinovu: Heard of Cloud Filmmaking?

Seeing the opportunities of living in the age of collaboration, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain made a call-out for a ‘participatory revolution,’ which led to the creation of Cloud Filmmaking.

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A Tech Sabbath offers a chance to unplug, recharge

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Oregon Live: A Tech Sabbath offers a chance to unplug, recharge

We have screens on our walls and screens on our desks. Screens in our laps and screens in our pockets and screens in our cars. Before long — if Google delivers the computers-inside-of-eyeglasses it’s been advertising — we’ll have screens on lenses before our very eyes. Read on.

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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain talks cloudsourcing creativity and giving back in the age of collaboration

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Tribeca Film Festival: Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain talks cloudsourcing creativity and giving back in the age of collaboration

As a filmmaker who hardly shoots anything and is primarily into remixing and recontextualizing images, this explosion of online video was not only a much bigger candy store than I had ever dreamed of, it also completely changed the way I make films. The new tools and technologies that enable video sharing have allowed me and my team at The Moxie Institute to embark on a whole new adventure that we call CLOUD FILMMAKING. Read more.

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More to Life Than Liking and Poking

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SF Bay: More to Life Than Liking and Poking 

How can someone who wants to bring the Internet to every being with an opposable thumb think technology can be bad? Read here.

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A Declaration of Interdependence: a crowdsourced short film

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HomeGrown: A Declaration of Interdependence: a crowdsourced short film

A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE is a crowdsourced short film by the filmmakers behind the feature film CONNECTED (in theaters now, http://www.connectedthefilm.com). Read more.

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Who's Shaking Things Up in 2012? Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards Honorees Announced

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Tribeca Film Festival: Who's Shaking Things Up in 2012? Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards Honorees Announced 

The Tribeca Film Festival, in association with renowned Harvard Business School Professor Clay Christensen and the Disruptor Foundation, is proud to announce the recipients of the third annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, hosted by NYU Stern School of Business, on April 27.

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... Tiffany Shlain, director of acclaimed documentary Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology – Shlain is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of The Webby Awards. She created disruptive innovation both in the way she made Connected and the way she is using the social media itself to further the conversation about its subject: “connectedness” in the 21st century.

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Exclusive Live Stream Event

San Francisco Chronicle: Exclusive Live Stream Event

Top Visionaries, Scientists Explore Revolutionary Discoveries and Insights about Human Nature at First-Ever Being Human 2012 Event. Read here.

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Tiffany Shlain's 'Connected' explores brain power, love

Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Tiffany Shlain's 'Connected' explores brain power, love 

Even Tiffany Shlain, maker of the movie "Connected," unplugs once a week. She loves the power of technology but believes in boundaries. "This 'technology Shabbat' that I do is very powerful. For a whole day we don't have television, we don't have phones, we just garden and fly a kite and we do all these other things," said Ms. Shlain, a Mill Valley, Calif., filmmaker, wife and mother of daughters nearly 3 and almost 9 years old. Read on.

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Movie Buff: "Connected"

CU Independent: Movie Buff: "Connected" 

“Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology” presents an interesting view on technology, the brain and the way we connect with those around us. The International Film Series presented two screenings of “Connected” on Saturday and Sunday nights. The film focuses on technology and the way we interact as a result of the increasing technology. Read more.

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Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y

WebProNews/technology: Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y 

“A key differentiator between winners and losers will be winners’ capacity to figure out the correct attention-allocation balance in this new environment. Just as we lost oral tradition with the written word, we will lose something big in the coming world, but we will gain as well. “As Sophocles once said, ‘Nothing vast enters the life of mortals without a curse,’” noted Tiffany Shlain, director of the film Connected and founder of the Webby Awards. Read full article here.

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Are you Connected? Brian Solis at #shiftSXSW

Shift: Are you Connected? Brian Solis at #shiftSXSW 

In preparation for our upcoming #shiftSXSW event, we would like to highlight a few of our special guests, and, in their honor, address topics that are near and dear to them. We are kicking off our series of events with a discussion about social convergence and connectivity, and this conversation would not be complete without our featured panelist, Brian Solis... Read here.

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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain: 'Help Me Make a Film'

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genConnect: Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain: 'Help Me Make a Film' 

Are you a film lover? Here’s your chance to be part of a movie in the making… Read here.

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Local Filmmaker to Become a US Film Ambassador

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Bay Area Citizen: Local Filmmaker to Become a US Film Ambassador

Local documentarian Tiffany Shlain's 2011 film "Connected" will be one of the 29 films included in the US Department of State's American Films Showcase. According to the official announcement last week, the project is "an international cultural diplomacy initiative that brings people together worldwide through film." Read more.

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Tiffany Shlain Video Cameo

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TedxBerkeley's 2012 Theme "Innovation" Kicks Off Third Year at Zellerbach Hall Feb 4

Business Wire: TedxBerkeley's 2012 Theme "Innovation" Kicks Off Third Year at Zellerbach Hall Feb 4

15 ground-breaking thinkers, leaders and performers will cover a diverse number of global issues and topics, ranging from health and toxicity, politics in a new media world, robotics, machine learning, and mobile computing to the arts through life-changing film & storytelling, micro-finance, the gift-economy and “magic.” Read on.

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Where are the First-Person Women Documentaries

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POV: Where are the First-Person Women Documentaries

With Tiffany Shlain’s personal documentary Connected wrapping up its theatrical run, Doc Soup Man Tom Roston asks why the best known first-person documentarians are men. Read here.

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The 20 Best Documentaries of 2011

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How about a video that stars your organization? The four-minute film, A Declaration of Interdependence

Katya's Non-Profit Marketing BlogHow about a video that stars your organization?

The four-minute film, A Declaration of Interdependence, features a montage of videos and graphics submitted by people from around the world talking about our connections to each other... Read here.

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Alice 97.3 FM Radio: Review of Connected

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Alice 97.3 FM Radio: Film critic Hooman Khalili does a movie review of Connected. 

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Patt Morrison Asks: Tiffany Shlain, wired in

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IDA names winners of Creative Recognition Awards

Real ScreenIDA names winners of Creative Recognition Awards 

The hosts for the evening will be Josh Fox, whose work includes Gasland and Memorial Day; and Tiffany Shlain, whose newest doc is Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death and Technology. Shlain is also the founder of the Webby Awards and co-founder of The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Read more.

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It's not a dirty word: In defense of the 'conversation'

Geek WireIt's not a dirty word: In defense of the 'conversation' 

"I was stunned. As an early social media champion who loves few things more than to spark meaningful discussion through things I’ve written or passed along, the “conversation” inspires everything I do. It represents not just the breadth of exchange made possible by this revolution in connectivity, but also its highest ideal — " Read on.

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The Quest for Connection

LilithThe Quest for Connection 

Tiffany Shlain’s newest film, “Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology,” explores the history of human interaction, and the hope that natural and technological connections don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Read here.

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Maybe You Don't Love Your iPhone, Or a Review of Tiffany Shlain's "Connected"

The New York EgotistMaybe You Don't Love Your iPhone, Or a Review of Tiffany Shlain's "Connected" 

Even when you sneak off to the bathroom on a lunch date in order to check your email, you're craving that chemical release of dopamine or oxytocin, not the smooth touch of a glass and plastic handheld body (however sensually pleasing that may be). But that's just the beginning of the film. I won't give away the rest. Read more.

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Tavis Smiley interview with Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

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What Have We Become? (Q&A Tiffany Shlain)

Shambhala SunWhat Have We Become? (Q&A Tiffany Shlain) 

Few of us are beyond the pull of the plugged-in life these days, and that includes filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, even though she’s as passionate about unplugging as she is about connecting and communicating.

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Our Next Evolutionary Step?

ieee SpectrumOur Next Evolutionary Step? 

As creator of the Webby Awards—the Oscars of online videos—Tiffany Shlain has had a front-row seat to the Web’s power and the creativity unleashed when people with disparate points of view and from different cultures put their minds together. Read more.

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Geoffrey Gilmore and Tiffany Shlain Discuss Connected

TribecaGeoffrey Gilmore and Tiffany Shlain Discuss Connected

Tribeca's Geoffrey Gilmore and director Tiffany Shlain discuss her newly released film Connected and its exploration of the social web that unites us all in the 21st century.

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Connected: How Technology Explains The World

Fast CompanyConnected: How Technology Explains The World 

In her new film, Connected, Webby Awards founder and Internet philosopher Tiffany Shlain sees digital connection as the next step in harnessing our collective brainpower--as long as we don’t lose our ability to relate to each other. Read more.

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"Connected" Movie Review

Shockya"Connected" Movie Review

A documentary snapshot of the blurry, ever-evolving intersection of the relationship between technology and human bonds and grander societal development, “Connected” is wonderfully emblematic of the ways that intelligent artists can use the medium of film to explore issues and ask questions in a manner that encourages and bolsters a pleasantly unsettled life of exploration and outreach in the minds and hearts of viewers. Read on.

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Documentary explores the effects of being wired

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain at Web 2.0 Summit 2011

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The Pros, Cons of being 'Connected'

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A documentary about addiction to technology that could save us

GigaOMA documentary about addiction to technology that could save us

Filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain opens her new documentary Connected with a personal confession: She once faked having to go to the bathroom during dinner so that she could check her email on her phone. For many web-addicted people, that might not be too shocking a reveal, but for her it was a wake-up call — one that comes close to capturing Connected in a nutshell. Read more.

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Review of Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death, and Technology

Spirituality & PracticeReview of Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death, and Technology 

Tiffany Shlain was honored by Newsweek as one of the "women shaping the 21st century." She is a filmmaker, the founder of the Webby Awards (celebrating the best of the Internet), and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Read here.

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Review of CONNECTED: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology

This Week in New York:  Review of CONNECTED: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology 

After working for two years on a film about global interdependence and connectedness in the internet age, award-winning documentarian Tiffany Shlain (Yelp: With Apologies to Allen Ginsberg’s Howl, The Tribe, Less Is Moore) realized that she did not feel connected to her material. Read more.

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Tiffany Shlain, the Talk of the Town

Interview MagazineTiffany Shlain, the Talk of the Town 

Once dubbed by Newsweek one of the "Women Shaping the 21st Century," filmmaker Tiffany Shlain returns to shake things up on screens across the country and around the world. Read here.

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Disconnected Filmmaker

Daily News GossipDisconnected Filmmaker 

Tiffany Shlain is optimistic about our increasing technological connectedness, but even she advocates unplugging on a regular basis.

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A Conversation with Tiffany Shlain: On Connectedness, Interdependence and the Ripple Effect

Wild River ReviewA Conversation with Tiffany Shlain: On Connectedness, Interdependence and the Ripple Effect 

Naturally, the founder of the Webbys (an awards series for the best of the Internet) would be acutely sensitive to technology’s role in defining what it is to be human in the 21st Century. Read here.

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Spotlight with Tiffany Shlain

 

NBC's Last Call with Carson DalySpotlight with Tiffany Shlain (video) 

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

 

The High Bar with Warren EtheredgeInterview with Tiffany Shlain (video) 

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

NY Times Tech TalkInterview with Tiffany Shlain

"Incredibly engaging! ..Like High Tech Terry Gilliam...So lively and so fun, I could not take my eyes off of it!" Read here.

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Connected: How Technology is Changing Us

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A Declaration of Interdependence

The Jewish WeekA Declaration of Interdependence

Two years into making a full-length documentary, which will have its New York premiere Saturday night, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain realized what was missing.

“I watched all the footage” for the project, about what it means to be connected in the 21st century, “and saw that it was all about ideas, it was all about the head and not about the heart. I wasn’t exploring emotional connectedness.”

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"Connected" Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

  

Twit: The Social Hour 29: "Connected" Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

 

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Living the Dream: Tiffany Shlain

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

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People's Critic Film Reviews: Q&A with Tiffany Shlain

Seattle Post IntelligencerPeople's Critic Film Reviews: Q&A with Tiffany Shlain 

I sat down with filmmaker Tiffany Shlain to discuss her latest film Connected. Tiffany talks about connections, her day of “unplugging”, hope phones, and the good side of being connected. Read more.

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Reflections on Connections: A Review of Connected, the Film

Gumption (Joe McCarthy's ruminations on inspiration, aspiration and perspiration): Reflections on Connections: A Review of Connected, the Film

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Making an 'Autoblogography'

The Wall Street Journal: SpeakeasyMaking an 'Autoblogography' Guest Blog by Tiffany Shlain

I never intended to be in my own movie. I have made eight movies and have never made a “personal” film. But I will never forget sitting in the editing room after working on “Connected” for two years feeling that here I was making a film about what it means to be connected in the 21st century and I was not connecting to the material. Keep reading.

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People Critic Film Reviews: Connected

Seattle PIPeople Critic Film Reviews: Connected 

Tiffany Shlain explores connection and what it means in the 21st century. Read here.

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'Connected' Sheds Light on Our Addiction to Social Technology

The Atlantic'Connected' Sheds Light on Our Addiction to Social Technology

Tiffany Shlain's feature-length documentary Connected is an intensely personal exploration of what human connection means in our modern, technology-obsessed world. In anticipation of the film's release in New York next week, she shares an excerpt that looks at how our brain chemistry compels us to reach for our gadgets 24-7. Read on.

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Connected: Sometimes, It's Good to Unplug

TribecaFilm.com(Future of Film Blog): Connected: Sometimes, It's Good to Unplug 

When filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain set out to make her first feature, she wanted it to focus on “a brief history of everything in the universe.” After watching that first cut, she realized her signature humor was completely absent from the film. Almost on cue, life intervened and entirely rewrote her goals... Read on.

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Craving Connection

Jewish JournalCraving Connection 

In ancient times, the rabbis probably couldn’t imagine that, one day, a Kol Nidre service would be broadcast live on something called the Web. Naturally, some would have shunned the implications of such a modernizing event for a tradition steeped in ancient mores and law. The new often threatens the old. Read more.

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A Short Interview with Tiffany Shlain on Connected: A Film about Love, Death and Technology

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Connected: Tiffany Shlain's ode to the age of interdependence

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Connected: Starting Conversations with Tiffany Shlain

Hollywood JesusConnected: Starting Conversations with Tiffany Shlain 

Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker and artist. She is the Founder of The Webby Awards and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. She met with a few reporters for a roundtable interview. These are excerpts from that interview. Read here.

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Pencil This In: Mindshare Screens 'Connected', The Movie, DJs Peter Bjorn and John

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Film event:Tiffany Shlain discusses 'Connected' at ArcLight Hollywood

Examiner.comFilm event:Tiffany Shlain discusses 'Connected' at ArcLight Hollywood 

Opening Friday at the ArcLight Hollywood is the documentary, “Connected” by Tiffany Shlain.  Self-described as an autobiographical documentary that looks at technology through the lens of love and death, “Connected” traces what it means to be connected in the 21st century. Read more.

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Guest Post: 10 Things I Have Learned Having Our Film CONNECTED In Theaters by Tiffany Shlain

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

Interdependence ProjectInterview with Tiffany Shlain (audio) 

Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, artist, founder of The Webby Awards, co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences and a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute. Tiffany’s work with film, technology and activism has received 48 awards and distinctions and her last four films have premiered at Sundance. Read here.

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Connected the Movie Examines Love, Death and Technology

Chip ChickConnected the Movie Examines Love, Death and Technology 

Imagine a world without the Internet, and without cellular networks. Communication would be crippled. Keeping in touch would become dramatically more difficult. We wouldn’t know exactly when our Tweet-happy friend went to the store and bought oranges. Read more.

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The Life Out Loud: An Interdependent World

The Huffington PostThe Life Out Loud: An Interdependent World 

In the opening segment of Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain's new documentary, Connected, she talks about sneaking off from lunch with a dear friend to use the bathroom, when secretly she just wants to check the text messages and emails on her phone. I'm sure we've all been in this situation in our lives, probably on a weekly basis! Read more.

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Review of CONNECTED

Film RadarReview of CONNECTED

Although her new documentary, Connected has an eye on the future, director Tiffany Shlain also knows there’s still wisdom to be mined from the past. “Nothing vast enters into the life of mortals free from a curse.” It’s hard to imagine how Sophocles would have reacted to the internet, but the quote from Antigone is effective in describing our species’ ever increasing dependence on technology. Read article here.

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Connected: Looking at love, death and technology in the 21st century

NPR's MarketplaceConnected: Looking at love, death and technology in the 21st century

Kai Ryssdal: It is, most of the time, great to be connected -- to be able to reach somebody by text or get that nugget of information you need whenever you need it. The flip side, of course, is that other people can reach you, too. And there's just so much information out there. Pretty much the definition of mixed bag. Read on.

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Connected: An Autoblogography

Portable TV: Connected: An Autoblogography 

In a world that seemingly revolves around online activity, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain sets out to “untangle what interdependence and connectedness mean in terms of the history of the human species and moving forward” with her debut feature-length documentary, Connected. Read more.

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Mill Valley's Shlain Connects Head and Heart in Documentary

 

Daily NewsMill Valley's Shlain Connects Head and Heart in Documentary

AS A MILL VALLEY KID, Tiffany Shlain practically grew up in the Sequoia Theater, watching movies every weekend with her parents. So it meant a lot to her when her documentary, "Connected: An Autobiography about Love, Death and Technology," opened with a splash in her childhood multiplex last weekend for a run that ends on Sept. 29.

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Connections both technological and Personal

Jewish JournalConnections both technological and Personal 

Several years ago, San Francisco Bay Area filmmaker Tiffany Shlain was eating lunch with a friend when she felt the sudden urge to text-message and check her e-mail. So, like any tech addict, she faked needing to go the bathroom as an excuse to get up from the table. Read on.

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Exclusive: Connected- Tiffany Shlain's New "Autoblogography"

Women's Media CenterExclusive: Connected- Tiffany Shlain's New "Autoblogography" 

Tiffany Shlain’s new movie, “Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death and Technology,” opens with her talking about going out to lunch with a friend whom she hadn’t seen for years, having a great conversation with her  . . .  and Shlain getting the urge to check her email. “I think that story was to represent how I’ve changed my behavior,” Shlain said. “Before it was like, ‘Oh, my God, that person is so rude.’ Now I have become that person, and I’m not alone. Read more.

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Tiffany Shlain on being "Connected"

(CBS) - The very idea of being wired to your gadgets and online 24/7 is so that you won't miss anything. But consider, being super-wired, all the time, means you might be missing something even more significant: life. Depicted in her documentary "Connected," Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and founder of The Webby Awards, wonders, "How much faster can it go until we can't keep up?" Though Shlain understands all of the wonderful things technology has brought us, she also realizes the downsides. Read more here

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Q&A Tiffany Shlain- Director, Connected: A Declaration of Interdependence

Podomatic: Q&A Tiffany Shlain- Director, Connected: A Declaration of Interdependence podcast

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Vlogumentary Connected

Connected is Shlain’s first feature doc about, well, technology, loss, love, connections and the Internet. It’s a big place, and she wants to talk about every aspect of it in 80 minutes.  Made on a small budget and with a crew you could count on one hand, Connected is Shlain’s personal vlog (she calls it a autoblogography) of love, death and technology.

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain

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Filmmaker & Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain On Her Thought-Provoking Documentary "Connected" (interview)

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Have you ever found yourself faking a trip to the restroom to check your email on your phone or slept with your laptop?  Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards, is definitely guilty of sneaking off to a fake bathroom break to text, email and tweet and this habit has caused her to ask, “What have we become?”  We are all so uber-connected these days that it can be overwhelming and so she set out to create a film about what it means to be connected in this day and age. Read more here

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#Evolution: Connected: How the Internet will Save the World

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AT FIRST GLANCEConnected appears to be a documentary about the rapid pace with which the world has become networked with communication technology, and it is—but it's much more than that, too. Read more here

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Mill Valley Filmmaker launches 'Connected'

“Connected: An Auto blogography about Love, Death & Technology” may be Mill Valley filmmaker Tiffany Shlain’s ninth film, but it’s her first to direct the lens on the deeply personal events of her own life. Read more here

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Get 'Connected' and change your perspective, thanks to Mill Valley director Tiffany Shlain

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Tech advocate Tiffany Shlain tells engaging stories

Local filmmaker Tiffany Shlain presents a loving account of her final months with her father — surgeon and author Leonard Shlain (“The Alphabet Vs. The Goddess”) — and a brainy, breezy spin through tech-communications history in “Connected: An Autobiography About Love, Death, and Technology.” Read more here

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Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death -- the bright side of technology

One of the first theories discussed in this film is that with the invention of writing, men became dominant over women since writing changed the course of civilization. Writing is a left brain activity and men are more left brain oriented than women. Right brain activity, which is more prominent in women, generally, concerns imagery. It is only appropriate that this film, directed and co-written by a woman, Tiffany Shlain, would be rampant with images, visuals demonstrating almost every word of dialogue.Read more here

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'Connected' Opening: Tiffany Shlain Explores Technology And Interdepndence

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As San Franciscans (or really, as grown-up Americans), we like to consider ourselves independent: independent from our parents, our families, our hometown and each other.But in her new Sundance-approved film Connectedopening tonight, local filmmaker Tiffany Shlain asks, "Have you ever faked a restroom trip to check your email?" Read more here

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Keen On...Connected: The Movie About All of Us (TCTV)

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One of the most interesting movies of the year launches tomorrow. Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death and Technology is the work of the award-winning filmmaker Tiffany Shlain and it deals in both a personal and idealistic way with the impact of digital connectivity on all of us. Read more here

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Tiffany Shlain: Talking connections and CONNECTED the Film

Honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century,” Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, artist, founder of The Webby Awards, and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Read more here

 

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Tiffany Shlain's Connected, opening this weekend

My friend Tiffany Shlain's new documentary feature film, Connected, opens in select theaters starting this Friday. The film is a lovely and moving meditation on technologies of connection as told through a transformative year in Tiffany's own life in which she she lost her father, remarkable author and true Renaissance man Leonard Shlain, to a brain tumor, and gained a daughter. See more here

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A World Apart

When I entered the office space of Tiffany Shlain at Pier 38, which has the look of a pirate ship refurbished into a tech geek’s dreamland, she was on her iPhone, Bluetooth-in-ear. How apropos of her new documentary “Connected: An Autobiography About Love, Death & Technology,” a rumination on our attachment to 21st century tools of communication. Read more here

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San Francisco Bay Guardian Film Listings

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Interview with Tiffany Shlain, Director of 'Connected' (Video)

 

 

 

 

 

That we humans are all ever-increasingly connected with one another [as cell phones and the internet foster still-further-reaching institutions, as global trade networks continue to expand, etc] is beyond dispute. What the sum total impact of this dizzying array of newfangled connections will be is, on the other hand, entirely disputed.Read more here

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Symposium on Interdependence

Smiley & West celebrate Interdependence Day with an esteemed panel at the New York Public Library in Lincoln Center. See more here

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'Connected' wins award

The Berlin Film Festival and the activist org Interdependence Movement have named Tiffany Shlain's doc "Connected" the winner of the first Interdependence Film Prize for emerging filmmakers. Read more here

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From the Creator of the Webby Awards, A New Film About Our Addiction To All Things Digital

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Good documentaries ask tough questions. Director Tiffany Shlain wants to know: how much internet is too much internet? Or maybe: have our digital lives started to over power our physical lives? Shlain has a self-professed love/hate relationship with technology. Read more here

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The Emerging Global Mind

Noetic Now JournalThe Emerging Global Mind (article by Tiffany Shlain)

Fifteen years ago I founded the Webby Awards. I was fascinated by how the Internet was connecting people all over the world in new and unexpected ways. Read on.

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Film List

The Jewish WeekFilm List 

"Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology, " a new film by Tiffany Shlain, whose hilarious short "The Tribe" used the Barbie doll… Read more.

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Fall Sneaks List

Los Angeles TimesFall Sneaks List

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Review of Connected: A Triple Threat Movie by Tiffany Shlain

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Paul Levinson's Infinite RegressReview of Connected: A Triple Threat Movie by Tiffany Shlain

Just saw Tiffany Shlain's new documentary Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology via private online screening.  I saw an earlier version about a year ago, and was well impressed both times. Read more.

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The Mensch Connection

Pacific SunThe Mensch Connection

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain says new technologies are permanently changing us- for the better...

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Tiffany Shlain Connected

 

HollywoodStarsHoney.com: Tiffany Shlain Connected

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Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain's New Film "Connected" Questions How We Relate in the Age of Social Networking

7X7Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain's New Film "Connected" Questions How We Relate in the Age of Social Networking 

Filmmaker and early Internet adopter Tiffany Shlain is addicted to tweeting. “I’m a total junkie,” says the director of Connected, a new documentary about technology, family, and the way the Internet has changed how we think. 

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Various Press Theatrical Listings

Various Press Theatrical Listings

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 San Jose Mercury News

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 Let's Talk'Connected' Movie Review

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Objects of Affection

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Tiffany Shlain Saves the World

CinesourceTiffany Shlain Saves the World

Known to many CineSource readers, Marin County's Tiffany Shlain is an internationally renowned multi-media producer/writer/director, speaker, author, innovator, and new media leader. Just a partial list of her accomplishments is, well, intimidating. Read more.

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Tiffany Shlain- The Single Most Important Thing You Need to Know

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Sundance expands Artist Services Initiative

 

Real Screen: Sundance expands Artist Services Initiative

In addition, the Institute has also entered into a deal with direct marketing firm Topspin Media to provide its filmmakers with direct marketing tools and fulfillment services.

Among the films to use these services will be a doc from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival: Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology, by director Tiffany Shlain, which premiered in the U.S. Documentary Competition section earlier this year. Read more.

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Sundance Institute Teams With Kickstarter in Three-Year Deal

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The 31st Annual SFJFF: Spotlight on the Bay Area Connections

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Hipster Batman and Other Picks for the Geek Film Festival Florida Supercon

Miami NewTimesHipster Batman and Other Picks for the Geek Film Festival 

Florida Supercon is this weekend, and this year, there's a new addition: the Geek Film Festival. But with over four dozen films, it can be a pain to sift through them and decide which ones look good, so we've done the work for you. Read more.

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an Francisco Magazine chooses Tiffany as 'One of the Best' of 2011

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"Another Earth" Takes Audience Nod at Maui Film Festival

indieWIRE: "Another Earth" Takes Audience Nod at Maui Film Festival 

Audience Award - Documentary Feature: Connected Mike Cahill’s “Another Earth” won the Audience Award for narrative feature, while Oren Kaplan’s “Hamill” took the nod for “independent feature,” while “Building Hope” won the doc category along with “Connected” and “Love Shines.” 18,000 people attended the event in Wailea, June 15 - 19. Read here.

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June 2011

June 2011 Sundance ChannelTastemakers Vignettes - Tiffany Shlain

June 6, 2011 Q&A with Tiffany Shlain atThe Conversational Marketing Summit

June 2, 2011 VarietyPaladin Stays ‘Connected’: Documentary to get fall release

June 2, 2011 Screen DailyPaladin Gets “Connected” for US

June 2, 2011 Current TVPaladin Acquires Sundance Doc “Connected”

June 1, 2011 IndiewirePaladin Acquires Sundance Doc “Connected”

June 1, 2011 IMDBPaladin Acquires Sundance Doc “Connected”

June 1, 2011 Fast Company Expert BlogConnected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology                                                                                                                             

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Revolution: Filmmaker and Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain

Brian Solis: Revolution:Filmmaker and Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain joined me on the set of Revolution to discuss her new film, Connected. Watch here.

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May 2011

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April 2011

April 29, 2011 Forbes reviews exerpts of Connected: Finding beauty and hope at a personalized medicine conference

April 20, 2011 Tribeca Film Fest “Future of Film Series” & PBS invite Tiffany to contribute her thoughts 10 Big Ideas for the Future of FIlm blog post by Shlain

April 11, 2011  NPR’s RadioWestThrough the Lens with Tiffany Shlain

April 7, 2011: New Media Age Keynote at MipTV

April 6, 2011: Cannes Cretivity MipTV Keynote at Palais des Festival

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March 2011

March 28, 2011: Tiffany to Keynote & Screen Connected at Cannes Palais des Festival MIP DOC Creativity 

March 2011 Soma Magazine: Tiffany Shlain

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February 2011

Feb 25, 2011 NPR’s Sci FriHowl? More Like Yelp!

Feb 23, 2011 Journal of Religion and Film: Report from Sundance 2011: US Documentary Competition

Feb 10, 2011 Interdependence Project: Daily Connected?: Ashton Kutcher, Interdependence, Sundance and Thich Nhat Hanh

Feb 4, 2011 Showbiz411 VideoTiffany Shlain talks with Nicole Patrice Johnson about Connected

Feb 4, 2011 Noetic NowTransformational Films: A Genre on the Threshold

Feb 3, 2011 Paste MagazineThe 10 Best Films From Sundance 2011

Feb 2, 2011 Paste MagazineSundance Documentary Reviews

Feb 1, 2011 San Francisco ChronicleMoviegoers React to Tiffany Shlain’s New Movie

Feb 1, 2011 Grist MagazineThe Most Sustainable Cinema at Sundance 2011

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Energetic Connected: Upbeat about Internet Age

Hollywood Reporter: Energetic Connected: Upbeat about Internet Age

A personal yet universal story about the Internet Age, Tiffany Shlain's Connected: An Autoblography about Love, Death and Technology is a highly energized romp through a myriad of ideas about where the human race is headed. Read on.

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January 2011

Jan 31, 2011 The WIPThe Best of Sundance 2011

Jan 28, 2011 Hollywood ReporterEnergetic Connected: Upbeat about Internet Age

Jan 28, 2011 Hollywood Reporter: Behind the Scenes of Sundance 2011 Photo Gallery

Jan 28, 2011 The New York TimesSundance Slideshow

Jan 28, 2011 FilmMaker MagazineEditor’s Note on Sundance 2011

Jan 28, 2011 Thelma AdamsTiffany Shlain Connects: The Sundance Interview

Jan 28, 2011 The Arty SemiteQ&A With Sundance Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

Jan 27, 2011 SF360 interview with Tiffany: Tiffany Shlain Connects the Dots

Jan 26, 2011 Wired MagazineSundance doc Connected says Internet can Save the Planet

Jan 25, 2011 San Francisco Chronicle highlights Sundance artists: Sundance Film Festival 2011 Portraits

Jan 25, 2011 Women’s Media CenterEntirely Connected to Tiffany Shlain: More from Sundance 2011

Jan 25, 2011 Moviefone highlights Tiffany’s panel, “Your Brain on 2011: Technology and Human Evolution”: Scheduling Sundance, Day 6

Jan 24, 2011 Wired MagazineSundance Documentary Connected Champions Internet as Social Tool

Jan 23, 2011 The Wall Street Journal writes about ConnectedTiffany Shlain Explains How We’re All Connected

Jan 22, 2011 Women’s Media CenterGirl Bloggers Interview Tiffany about Sundance experience

Jan 21, 2011 Huffington PostCraig Newmark blogs about Connected

Jan 21, 2011 Sundance In the Can Interviews Tiffany ShlainIn the Can on YouTube

Jan 21, 2011 Sundance Film Festival Tribune ReviewConnected Review

Jan 21, 2011 Press Screen Internationalroco films international Boards Sundance Doc Connected

Jan 21, 2011 SF360Bay Area Doc Makers Breathe Deep Before Sundance Debuts

Jan 20, 2011 KPCW interviews Tiffany Shlain and other Sundance filmmakersThe Green Earth

Jan 20, 2011 Filmmaker MagazineConnected: an autoblogography about love, death & technology

Jan 20, 2011 Variety ProfileStaying Connected — Shlain designs ‘kit’ to keep audiences talking

Jan 20, 2011 San Francisco ChronicleQ&A with ‘Connected’ filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

Jan 20, 2011 IndiewireSundance Shorts 2011: Here’s the Best of the Best

Jan 17, 2011 CineSourceTiffany Shlain, Connected and Sundance

Jan 4, 2011 Marin IJ asks Tiffany about her Thoughts on the FuturePeering into the Crystal Ball

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December 2010

Dec 10, 2010 Sundance’s description of Connected

Dec 6, 2010 Salt Lake Tribune Features ConnectedTrailer of the Day: Connected: A Declaration of Interdependence

Dec 1, 2010 Connected Accepted to Sundance2011 Sundance Film Festival Announces Film in Competition

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November 2010

Nov 2, 2010 Extras from Marin Magazine ArticleMeet Webby Awards Founder, Tiffany Shlain

Nov 1, 2010 Marin Magazine Features Tiffany ShlainMarinterview: Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain

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September 2010

September 20, 2010 Washington Post features blog post on “Yelp”: Yelp! Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” Gets Updated for a Digital Generation

September 20, 2010:  Tiffany’s video “Yelp: With Apologies to Allen Ginsberg’s Howl” gets shortlisted into Guggenheim/Youtube competition. Film will play at Guggenheim Museums in Berlin; Bilbao, Spain, and Venice, Italy. New York Times: Highly Subjective Highlights From the Guggenheim YouTube Contest

September 20, 2010 Huffington Post Article on the Guggenheim/Youtube film competitionShlain’s film makes short list

September 19, Director Tiffany Shlain Quoted in Article on Film Fundraising: Crowd-Fundraising for Causes Adds Up Fast

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July 2010

July 19, 2010 Tiffany’s Radio Interview About Her Film ConnectedEarthsky Clear Voice for Science Interview with Tiffany Shlain

July 12, 2010 Article on the Effects of Social Network Gaming Quotes TIffanyMore World of Warcraft Means...

July 8, 2010 The Sydney Morning Herald Quotes TIffany on Social NetworkingTwittering Our Way to a Peaceful Future

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June 2010

June 22, 2010 Huffington Post Features Blog by Tiffany ShlainMy UC Berkeley Commencement Speech - What to Say?

June 3,2010 Local Newspaper Remarks on Tiffany’s Speech at UC BerkeleyMill Valley Resident Inspires Cal Grads

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May 2010

May 30, 2010 Filmmaker Magazine features Tiffany’s UC Berkeley SpeechTiffany Shlain on Life, Death, Change, and Connection

May 26, 2010 Australian Blog Bibliostructures writes about the speechTiffany Shlain’s Commencement speech at Berkeley

May 17, 2010 A Call for “Moxie” and Compassion Marks CommencementDirector Tiffany Shlain’s UCB Commencement Speech

May 15, 2010 Tiffany Listed Among Top College Commencement SpeakersTop Commencement Speakers of 2010

May 7, 2010 Online Experiment set for Commencement Speech at UCBCall for submissions from the Graduates of 2010 

May 4, 2010 Forbes Includes Tiffany with Commencement Speakers Across U.S.Forbes Reports on 2010 Commencement  Speeches

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April 2010

April 27, 2010 Tiffany’s Icon-O-Cast Podcast on Design of a Global NetworkIcon-o-Cast: Connections and Mutations in the Network

April 22, 2010 Harvard GazetteFilm As Social Change: Review of Panel

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March 2010

March 19, 2010 Huffington Post Blog by Tiffany ShlainAbout New Film Yelp and Connected and Unplugging

March 19, 2010 NY Times BlogA New Take on the Old Sabbath Ritual of Unplugging

March 22, 2010 JESNA.org: Tiffany honored for Jewish Women in Education by  JESNA 

March 19, 2010 Huffington PostNational Day of Unplugging.

March 19, 2010 Beliefnet.com BlogNational Day of Unplugging: a Sabbath from Technology

March 18, 2010 CBS NewsCBS Katie Couric talks about new film "Yelp"

March 18, 2010 San Francisco ChronicleIn support of "revisiting the present tense," Tiffany Shlain and Ken Goldberg, high-tech royalty (she created the Webbys; he's a robotics prof at UC Berkeley), have created "Yelp," a two-minute takeoff of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl"

March 17, 2010 Boing BoingSneak peak at new feature by Tiffany Shlain and Ken Goldberg

March 12, 2010: Tiffany posts new Spring 2010 Newsletter...check it out here

March 10, 2010: New blog about creator of Barbie posted

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January 2010

Jan 27th, 2010 Tiffany, featured speaker at Planned Parenthood eventLove & Politics, Planned Parenthood Style! « East Bay Young Democrats

Jan 24th, 2010 Stranger than Fiction Film BlogSundance Report Day 1

Jan 2010 ModernLuxury.comQ&A: Tiffany Shlain Goes From Webby Awards to Film | San Francisco

Jan 2010 Foreign Policy MagazineClinton Dines With Top Tech Executives

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Tiffany Shlain's "Connected: A Declaration of Interdependence"

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June - October 2009

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January - March 2009

March 11th, 2009: Smashing Art Installation Acquired at Pulse Art Fair

March 10th, 2009 Bruno David GalleryThe Tribe exhibits at Bruno David Gallery *Reviews for art show

Jan 4, 2009 Filmmaker MagazineHighlights five case-studies by Scott Kirsner including Tiffany Shlain

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December 2008

December 8th, 2008: ITVS Case studies by Scott Kirsner. Tiffany’s The Tribe included

December, 2008: Tiffany Shlain & Ken Goldberg’s Art Installation Smashing selected at Pulse Contemporary Art Fair NYC March 09

December, 2008 The Financial Post, Toronto, CanadaFilms & The Web: The New World Order

December 19, 2008 Conference Report of The ConversationThe Future of Cinema, Games and Online Video: New Tools, New Distribution, New Rules” co-hosted by Tiffany in October 08 at UC Berkeley

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November 2008

November, 2008 San Francisco Film SocietySelects Tiffany and her new feature documentary for a 6 month film residency

November, 2008 The Book of Life Audio PodcastTribalism with Tiffany and others

November, 2008 Fresh DV PodcastInterview with Tiffany Shlain 

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October - May 2008

October, 2008 YouTube’s Screening RoomFeatures The Tribe September, 2008: The Moxie Institute launches What’s Your Issue?

Aug 30, 2008 BBCTiffany hosts BBC’s “Real Cities” about San Francisco

July 25th, 2008 New York TimesDatebook: Chicago, San Francisco and Singapore Other highlights include a performance-documentary by Tiffany Shlain...

June 5, 2008 Business WeekIndie Filmmakers Hit Their Target

June 7, 2008: Art Installation “Smashing” to open with the San Francisco Jewish Museum

May 23, 2008 San Francisco ChronicleTiffany’s Performance with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Triennial art exhibition: Bay Area Now 5 *Read Description of Show May, 2008: The Tribe wins it’s 13th Award

May 1, 2008: Tiffany set to speak at The Tribeca Film Festival

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January - April 2008

April, 2008 Indie Filmmaker MagazineThe Distribution Frontier

April 9, 2008 CNNMobile Screens Seek Portable Content

January 27, 2008 Sundance Institute releases “Live @ Sundance interview” with Tiffany Shlain, Jason Silverman from Wired Magazine and David Straus from withoutabox.com On The Download

Jan 25, 2008 Sundance Institute iTunes PodcastGo It Alone: Digital Distribution for the Indie Filmmaker

Jan 19, 2008 Huffington PostFirst Person Artist: Barbie As The Ultimate Muse

Jan 18, 2008 USA TodaySocial, work lives collide on networking websites

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2007

Dec 26, 2007 The Ideas Festival: The Creative Process of Filmmaking (iTunes podcast episodes 13&14)

Dec 14, 2007 The South China Post: Specials/Style/Career Women: Top of Their Game

November 2007 The Hollywood ReporterAlternative Distribution Pushes Dealmaking in New Directions

Nov. 2, 2007 VarietyStudios Digital Dilemma

Oct 22, 2007 San Francisco Chronicle Front Page DatebookWeb Delivers New Audience to Short Films *Descriptive Feature on the DIY landscape and Tiffany’s work with the internet and film

Oct. 26, 2007 Jewish Telegraph Agency: Tribe Poised to Hit #1 on iTunes

Oct 23, 2007 New York TimesFacing Competition, iTunes Revs Up Its Film Section

Oct 26th, 2007 Jewish Telegraph AgencyTribe poised to hit #1 on iTunes

Sept 14, 2007 Daily EMTiffany Shlain at Idea Festival: Interdependence and Colony Collapse Disorder

Sept 14, 2007 EthanZuckerman’s Blog from The Idea FestivalIdea Festival: Tiffany Shlain’s Web of Ideas

Sept 2007 Center for New WordsTiffany Shlain on the Art of Creating  Sept 1, 2007 JewliciousTribe the Film on Itunes

June 30, 2007 San Francisco ChronicleTuning Out Technology

Spring 2007 Jewish Film WorldTiffany Shlain: Filmmaker Extraordinaire

March 8, 2007 Pittsburgh Post-GazetteShort ‘The Tribe’ stands out among festival offerings

2007: Ken Goldberg and Tiffany Shlain were asked to participate in artist Lincoln Schatz Video Cube Art Installation.

March 10, 2007 The Morning Call, Pennsylvania‘The Tribe,’ a short film starring Barbie...

Summer 2007 Jillian Burt’s BlogA Declaration of Interdependence: a new film by Tiffany Shlain’s 

January 22, 2007 Biz JournalUpcoming Idea Festival features Tiffany Shlain

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2006

October 15, 2006 60 Minutes AustraliaLights! Camera! Whatever...

September 25, 2006 Pew Internet/Elon UniversityContribution to the Future of the Internet in 2020 Study

Summer 2006 Lifestyles MagazineTiffany Shlain: Creative Trailblazer

Sept 2006 San Francisco ChronicleTrendsetter: Tiffany Shlain

June 13, 2006 BBCThe 10th Annual Webby Awards Photos

May 27, 2006 The Jerusalem PostA Jewish girl in a Barbie World

May 12, 2006 The Marin Independent JournalSuch a Nice Jewish Doll

May 27, 2006 San Francisco MagazineBreakout at Tiffany’s

February 14, 2006 South China Morning PostWebby Awards Founder Predicts Trends

January 20, 2006 The Sundance Insider: Short Shot: The Tribe

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2005

December 19, 2005 NextBook: Barbie, Daughter of Ruth

November 30, 2005 BBCNet Thinkers Look to Web’s Future

November 28, 2005 Oy Mendele!: The Tribe, Wal-Mart

June 8, 2005 The New York TimesAccepting a Webby? Brevity, Please

CNN Highlights of the 2005 Webby Awards: Video Clip

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Good Morning America Segments

For a period of time Tiffany was the On-Air Internet Expert and was interviewed in the studio in NY with Charlie Gibson and Diane Sawyer sharing with the world how the Internet was going to change their lives.

GMA: Tiffany Shlain on Job Hunting: Making the Most Out of Your Search (Dec 2000)

GMA: Tiffany Shlain on Net Beliefs: A Website with a Spiritual Following (Dec 2000)

GMA: Tiffany Shlain on Search Engines: When Pounding the Keyboard Won’t Help (Oct 2000)

GMA: Ask Tiffany Shlain: Tell Her What You Want to do with the Net (Sept 2000)

GMA: Tiffany Shlain, Internet Expert: Find Out What Your Paycheck Should Look Like (Sept 2000)

GMA: Tiffany Shlain, Internet Expert: Find Out How to do it on the Net (Sept 2000)

GMA: Tiffany Shlain on Taxes: Doing Taxes Online Can Save Time and Money (March 2000)

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