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Behind the Scenes: Meet the Winner of the SHAPE AT&T Film Awards Best Film Shot on Mobile
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by Dave Okamoto 05.31.2018 05:06 PM
We’re pleased to announce the AT&T Film Awards winner for the Best Short Shot on Mobile. This intriguing documentary, New York, The Place We Live In, utilized mobile technology to provide an inside look at the excitement of the big city and the many stories that reside in it. Learn more about filmmaker Sung In Sohn experience using only mobile devices to create a three-minute documentary.

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Convergence in Journalism: The Evolution of Traditional Media to Backpack Journalism VR, and Beyond
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by Christy Roland 05.16.2018 09:26 PM
As more consumers turn to digital outlets to consume news, journalists and media organizations are reshaping their approach to content creation and distribution. Learn about how convergence in journalism is changing not only the way we get our news, but how reporters deliver it, and the new frontiers still yet to explore.

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Network Convergence 101: Examples and Perspectives that Form a Connected World
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by Christy Roland 04.30.2018 03:18 PM
Our world revolves around our access to media and technology, so we can do things like video streaming, internet shopping, and video conferencing with our peers, families, or friends. Network convergence is a key element to making it all possible. Learn what network convergence is and how it works, its infrastructure and history, challenges and successes, and what to expect next.

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Enter the 2018 AT&T SHAPE Create-a-thon for a Chance to Film at Warner Bros. Studios
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by Ed Donahue 04.26.2018 02:39 PM
Do you love film or video? Do you have a story to tell? We invite you to enter the AT&T SHAPE Create-a-thon, a competition that challenges content creators and filmmakers to produce a short film during a weekend. Find out how you can spend the weekend of June 2-3 filming a scene for your entry on-site at Warner Bros. Studios.

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What’s Happening at SHAPE 2018 in L.A.
by Christy Roland 04.20.2018 08:56 PM
The AT&T SHAPE event will be held at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles on June 2-3, 2018. Get all the details of what’s happening at the event including the AI, AR, VR, and MR exhibits, inspiring speakers including Ava DuVernay and Issa Rae, and studio tours.

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AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon with Over $15,000 in Prizes
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by Ben Nelson 04.12.2018 04:55 PM
One of our biggest hackathon events of the year also happens to be our 200th hackathon. Join us for our third annual AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon in Indianapolis at the Indiana IoT lab on Friday, April 20th for a chance to win your share of over $15,000 in prizes. You’ll hear from amazing speakers, have access to a plethora of gear, and even have an opportunity to check out EMS vehicles and talk to responders who use this equipment daily.

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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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