Friday, January 29, 2010

FotoFest 2010 Workshops - Meeting Place Discounts Available


As the FotoFest 2010 Biennial draws closer, don t miss the opportunity to sign up for the two outstanding workshops scheduled in conjunction with the 2010 Meeting Place. 
The Discounted Rate of $50 for Meeting Place Registrants and Reviewers has been extended. Reserve your place now before it is discontinued.Creating new audiences across the world has never been easier and more affordable. How do you select the best tools? What are the benefits and shortcomings of blogging, social networks, podcasts and websites? How do top photographers redefine their work for presentation across marketing and art platforms?

 BEYOND PRINT: Creative Communication in the Digital Age
Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 8:30am - 4:45pm at The Doubletree Hotel Downtown Houston, Texas

Beyond Print: Creative Communication in the Digital Age is a NEW workshop organized by nationally known marketing consultant Mary Virginia Swanson and artist Katrina d Autremont that shows artists and art professionals how to establish an exciting and effective online presence to gain exposure and visibility for themselves and their art work.
Presenters include David Bram, Founder and Editor, FractionMagazine.com; Susan Carr, Education Director, ASMP;Richard Kelly, President, ASMP; Darren Ching, Director, KLOMPCHING Gallery, New York; Darius Himes, Founding Partner and Editor, Radius Books; Nadja Masri, Independent Photo Editor and former N.Y. Bureau Chief, GEO Magazine;Aaron Schuman, Photographer, Writer, Founder SeeSawMagazine.com; Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art.
Co-sponsored by the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and FotoFest

MEDIASTORM MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING
Sunday, March 21, 2010, 8:30am - 4:45pm at The Doubletree Hotel Downtown Houston, Texas

MediStorm - Multimedia Storytelling, presented by three-time Emmy winner and pioneering multimedia producer Brian Storm, founder of MediaStorm (http://mediastorm.org), transforms the still images of creative artists and photojournalists into multimedia presentations for broadcast, internet and mobile platforms. He puts the tools of audio and visual media in the hands of photographers and media professionals and shows how to create extraordinary new ways to present and distribute visual art.
With the visual sophistication provided by photojournalists and art photographers, Brian Storm shows how to move from concept to production in creating effective multimedia platforms for both narrative and conceptual art work. He shares innovative ideas on where to to show your work and how build audiences through a variety of distribution platforms.
Having built his reputation in photojournalism, Brian Storm is undertaking a new project for FotoFest – turning his formidable storytelling skills to art photography. With a well-known contemporary art photographer, he is developing a model project to show for the first time at FotoFest 2010. They will take the audience through the process of conceptualizing and taking still images into a moving and multi-layered format that gives new dimension and new life to the art work..


Workshop Registration forms may be downloaded by clicking here.
For more information please visit http://www.fotofest.org/biennial2010/workshops
For more information call or e-mail:
Sarah Craig, 713.223.5522 x 13, meeting@fotofest.org
Vinod Hopson, 713.223.5522 x 26, press3@fotofest.org 

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