What is video streaming and how does it work?
video streaming basics - man holding smartphone
by Doug Sillars 11.10.2017 03:31 PM
Video is everywhere. With the availability of high-speed cellular networks and powerful phones, people are consuming video at an incredible pace, and all indications point to it continuing to grow. But how does video streaming work?

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AT&T Film Awards now accepting submissions
AT&T Film Awards badge
by Dave Okamoto 11.09.2017 07:53 PM
We have a competition for aspiring film makers to share their work, gain industry exposure, and earn some cash! Through November 26, 2017, eligible creators can submit their short films to the AT&T Film Awards for a chance to win up to $20K in prize packages, exposure, and the opportunity to take home the AT&T Film Awards trophy.

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The importance of convergence for content creators
People viewing the VR short The Protectors at AT&T SHAPE
by Ed Schmit 10.25.2017 04:22 PM
Creative people just want to create, but it is important for them to be cognizant of technology trends and to be prepared to support the latest technologies. Learn how media and technology are converging to create new opportunities for creators and reveal unprecedented experiences for the audiences who what their work.

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When Storytelling Meets Technology It’s Simply Magic
Marco Tempest presenting at AT&T SHAPE in 2017
by Christy Roland 10.21.2017 10:12 PM
Emerging tech often enjoys the benefit of being innately mysterious and surprising, perfect for a magician looking to craft that never-seen-before illusion to deliver a truly unique experience.

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Why Every Great Storyteller Needs a Programmer
teenager at computer- digital storytelling tips
by Christy Roland 10.17.2017 09:23 PM
When programmers and artists work together they can create amazing things. Learn tips for creating a harmonious collaboration from Disney animator Glen Keane.

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Mining for the Muse: Artificial Intelligence’s Role in Creating Stories
image of a robot from AT&T SHAPE
by Dan McCorriston 10.16.2017 10:20 PM
AI is making in-roads in entertainment, but what’s the best way to use it? Learn how a Disney animator Glen Keane uses technology to bring his vision to the big screen.

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32 Intriguing shorts from the AT&T Create-a-thon in Los Angeles
LA AT&T Create-a-thon winners September 2017
by Ed Donahue 09.25.2017 06:21 PM
Over one weekend, 32 teams took to the streets of Los Angeles to create short films on a variety of topics including a love story playing out on the stage of social media, a ride share gone terribly wrong, and how sometimes being yourself is the best gift of all. See which shorts won.

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Recap AT&T Create-a-thon in New York: Shorts that make you think
AT&T Create-a-thon at SHAPE July 2017
by Ed Donahue 09.22.2017 09:20 PM
Over one weekend, 32 teams took to the streets of New York to create short films on a variety of topics including how to spot a child having a stroke and making time to find meaning in life. See which shorts won and learn about the tool many teams used to create an entire short using a mobile phone.

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3 Elements of magic and the bond between technology and illusion
Marco Tempest at AT&T SHAPE
by Christy Roland 09.07.2017 08:58 PM
At AT&T SHAPE in Los Angeles, cyber illusionist Marco Tempest demonstrated how magic and AR can merge to create fascinating tricks at his talk on “Inventing the Impossible.” He also shares his thoughts on collaboration, technology, and the role the magician plays in foretelling the future.

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A million-dollar opportunity: Underrepresented filmmaker Faraday Okoro on what it means to win AT&T Untold Stories
Tribeca Film Institute and AT&T
by Christy Roland 08.30.2017 08:58 PM
Earlier this year, AT&T and Tribeca Film Institute announced the inaugural winner of the AT&T Untold Stories. Learn about winner Faraday Okoro’s experience and the advice he received from award-winning actor Jeffery Wright and Amy Hobby, Executive Director of the Tribeca Film Institute.

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