Create-a-thon Recap: 63 Shorts that Focus on the Convergence of Technology and Film
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by Ben Nelson 03.30.2018 03:00 PM
What happens when over 350 passionate creators based in LA come together to make shorts over the span of a weekend? 63 truly innovative and inspiring short films, with 15 of those entries using technology to help tell their stories. From a documentary about Jackson Market to an entry that used a drone to capture unique shots, you won’t believe which shorts won.

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AT&T FILM AWARDS: Compete for a Share of $60K in Cash Prizes and a Trip to Hollywood in June
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by Christy Roland 02.27.2018 06:47 PM
The 2018 AT&T Film Awards is now open for submissions. If you’ve recently wrapped a short film and are looking for exposure, we want to help bring your passion project to life.

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Futurist Report: The Future of Entertainment
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by Christy Roland 02.19.2018 07:13 PM
In this installment of The Futurist Report series, AT&T Foundry, Ericsson, and RocketSpace, take an inside look into the cutting edge technologies and startups shaping The Future of Entertainment.

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What Is Convergence?
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by Christy Roland 02.09.2018 07:13 PM
A convergence is a union of two or more things. When things converge, the result is often larger, better, or stronger. Learn about convergences from the world of technology and the use of the word in other disciplines.

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Top Ten Convergent Movies in 2017
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by Ed Schmit 02.06.2018 05:51 PM
Hollywood has adopted many of the advantages that come from converging technology with creativity. Check out our list of 2017 movies that benefited from the merging to tech and storytelling.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the winner of the AT&T Film Awards “Best Film Shot on Mobile”
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by Dave Okamoto 01.17.2018 07:34 PM
Get to know the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Film Shot on Mobile, Ryan Riffle, for his short ONE MAN JOB. Ryan’s action/adventure short follows the protagonist James, who is on a mission to rescue a girl from a group of thugs who have taken her hostage. Can he get it done without raising alarm? This film is done in one long camera take filmed on the iPhone 6 Plus.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Spanish Language Film
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by Dave Okamoto 01.17.2018 07:34 PM
Get to know the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Spanish Language college filmmaker award, Miguel J. Soliman, for his short DESDE EL PRINCIPIO. Soliman’s short follows a conversation between two voice actors dealing with a shared tragedy, in the darkness of a soundproof recording studio. Soliman is a first-time filmmaker from Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best College Filmmaker Award
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by Dave Okamoto 01.17.2018 07:34 PM
Get to know the winner of the AT&T Film Awards College Filmmaker Award, Young Gul Cho, for her short E-DELIVERY. The sci-fi short – Young’s personal thesis — critiques today’s cultural climate of human’s total dependency on machines. Is it possible that machines will disrupt our natural biological imperative to reproduce? The film takes us into a factory that produces so we can see what that’s like.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Best Youth Filmmaker Award
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by Dave Okamoto 01.17.2018 07:33 PM
Get to know the winner of the AT&T Film Awards Youth Filmmaker Award, David Mansour, for his short LEAVE A MESSAGE. This dramatic short is essentially about every other teenager in the world. With social media on the rise and cyberbullying accompanying it, it’s a really big threat. David’s film goes to show that one phrase, one text, or one call can literally make the largest impact in someone’s life.

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Introductory Guide to the Hype and Hope of Hyperconvergence
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by Christy Roland 01.12.2018 08:52 PM
Check any IT blog in the past few years, and you’re bound to see mention of one of the newest forms of storing data in a private cloud, hyperconvergence. Choosing a hyperconverged system may be all the rage now, but is it the right solution for your company?

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