May 1, 2013 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).
April 30, 2013 The Hollywood Reporter- AOL makes its pitch for ad money at an upfront-style event on Tuesday
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.
Nov. 26, 2012 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.”
BBC News: Documentary explores the effects of being wired (video)
NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly: Spotlight with Tiffany Shlain (video)
NPR’s Marketplace: Connected: 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.
NY Times Tech Talk: Interview with Tiffany Shlain -”Incredibly engaging! ..Like High Tech Terry Gilliam…So lively and so fun, I could not take my eyes off of it!”
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.
Brain World 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?”
Harvard Business Review: Technology’s Best Feature: The Off Switch
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?
SFChronicle - 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.
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.
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….
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.
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.
November 30, 2011 Alice 97.3 FM Radio: Film critic Hooman Khalili does a movie review of Connected.
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Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain joined me on the set of Revolution to discuss her new film, Connected.
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Los Angeles Times: Patt Morrison Asks: Tiffany Shlain, wired in
CNN: The Pros, Cons of being ‘Connected’ (video)
NBC Bay Area News: Interview with Tiffany Shlain
The High Bar with Warren Etheredge: Interview with Tiffany Shlain (video)
The Wall Street Journal: Speakeasy: Making 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.
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.
Fast Company: Connected: 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.
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.
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”.
Fast Company - Co.Exist: Cloud 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.
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
The Daily Californian: 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.
Marin Magazine - A Big Brain: Mill Valley’s Tiffany Shlain is premiering her latest film project and TED Book this month.
Nov. 7, 2012 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.
Pacific Sun: The Mensch Connection
Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain says new technologies are permanently changing us- for the better…
Variety: ‘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.
SF Chronicle: Objects of Affection
Cinesource: Tiffany 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.
TEDx NASA @ Silicon Valley: Tiffany Shlain- The Single Most Important Thing You Need to Know
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.