FITC: Notes from Based on a True Story session

(Notes from Flash in the Can conference)

“Based on a true Story”, by Hoss Gifford, www.flamjam.com

Engaging speaker but (by his own admission) a disorganized wanker.

Did cool work for “Liberated Theatre” in London (http://www.liberatedtheatre.co.uk/chorus.htm)

narrative is what provides meaning and context for your work

“You don’t hire an artist and tell him how it should be done. You hire him for what he does”

[interesting project: environment which changes based on the time of day as pulled from the computer on which the project is running]

FLASHTERBATION

www.newbirth.org

site created by

www.sharperfx.com

[BOOK TO FIND: The Long Tail]

the context in which we apply our skills, rather than the specifics of our skills, is what gives us our job titles

Flash animator + big screen = film-maker
Flash animator + DVD = multimedia presentation creator
etc.

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