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Lessons Learned Leading a Creative Jam

Mark Rabo recently led a Creative Jam as part of the TIFF Nexus New Media Literacies Conferences that took place in Toronto this spring. We asked him to share some tips for producers interested in collaborating with others in this innovative format that inspires creativity while harnessing the talents of its participants.   “Good artists steal” “Everything […]

Film? I’ve heard of that!

Film.  It’s not something I spend a lot of time thinking about.  Television is, of course, part of our daily lexicon here at the Cooney Center given our Sesame Workshop roots, but movies — not so much.  Last week I had the chance to head out to TIFF Kids (the children’s version of the famous Toronto International […]

What Do You Get When You Cross a Pony with a Unicorn?

What do you get when you cross a pony with a unicorn?  According to 5 year-old Cassie Creighton, you get a ponycorn.  According to renowned game blog Kotaku.com, you get what may just be “the most adorable video game ever created.”  According to me, you get an intergenerational father-daughter experience around media creation that is […]

An Ode to QR Codes

When I was in Toronto a few weeks ago for the Sprockets panel on transmedia, I had the chance to walk (ok, run) through the Tim Burton exhibit in the new TIFF building. This exhibit reminded me of a few things. First, that I am way overdue for a re-viewing of Edward Scissorhands. Second, that […]