Tag Archives: storytelling

Don’t Flinch: Lessons Learned from a Venture Capitalist about Storytelling

Inspiration comes from the strangest places sometimes. When Venessa and I were in Amsterdam last year at the SIBOS international banking conference I made the accquaintance of Eghosa Omoigui, a technology investor and start-up advisor. Eghosa was participating in SIBOS as an Innotribe venture capital advisor in the process of evaluating different ideas for banking […]
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Introducing The Future of Art

transmediale.11 trailer by Emilia Forstreuter (director) and ® sound design by Sam Spreckley About the Project From the 1st through the 6th of February 2011, we will be shooting, editing and screening an immediated autodocumentary video at the Transmediale digital art and culture festival in the House of World Cultures in Berlin. Along with events […]
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The Future of The Future of Money

As the director and editor of The Future of Money, my intention when conducting and editing the interviews was to get people passionate. I always try to look for the transcendent and ecstatic moments in interviews, because I believe in the power of the sublime to compel people’s attention and manifest action. Given the context […]
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Future of Money Videoblog: Episode 3

A recap on the last week of interviews and meals. Answers to two of the more challenging questions posed on Twitter using the #futureofmoney hashtag from @benjaminaaron and @ddrrnt. Late night at Open Design City at the Betahaus. Music: Comfort Fit – Rock Da Dam (feat. Portformat) Creative Commons BY-SA 2010 Emergence Collective Creative Commons […]
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What story would you tell?

The future is unwritten. However the stories that we tell ourselves about it, help to shape it. Our perception of reality is shaped by stories, both fictional and non fictional. Do we really live in an Orwellian Society, or is it more shaped by Huxley? Of course this dialogue of reality goes both ways. We’re […]
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Introducing The Future of Money Project

About This Project On October 25th 2010, Venessa will be presenting a keynote at the SIBOS conference in Amsterdam, the world’s premiere financial services event. We are taking this opportunity to share our perspective with some of the movers and shakers in the financial industry in the form of a 3-5 minute video to accompany […]
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Let’s Make a Movie!

I experiment with various forms of collaborative storytelling, from Postcards from Berlin to Delivered in Beta (see above). I have been testing various means for restructuring the digital video production process for the last several years, often blurring the boundary between audiences and participants. I’d like to invite you to help us make a new […]
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