What happens when a team of journalists takes the open source code for Popcorn Maker and builds a tool that helps them break the boundaries of traditional storytelling?
Check it out - it’s another great MozFest Effect: BBG KettleCorn.
A meta moment for Popcorn Maker at the Mauritius #makerparty
We really enjoyed @neauxreelidea’s ruminations on Tarantino, ‘revenge porn’ and a nicely handled comparison of Django Unchained & Inglourious Basterds.
Enjoy it, Remix it or make your own awesome project at Webmaker.org
Meet Amy Burvall, a true beliver in the power of humor and music, sharing, and transparency. Better yet, take a look at her touching and beautifully-composed introduction video about Hawaii, obstacles and costume celebrations using Popcorn Maker.
Remix this project, or make your own introduction to the world from scratch at Webmaker.org.
“BlackGirlsCode is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more.”
Webmaker is a major fan of Kimberly Bryant and her amazing work in empowering girls of color to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology.
Find out more about her work by watching her Popcorn make above.
(Inspired? Make your own Popcorn Maker project at webmaker.org)
Have you heard about Firefox Flicks?
Firefox Flicks is looking for videos that tell the story of how having access to the Web through a mobile device can change the way you see the world and how you function within it.
There’s only two week’s left to make & enter a short video to the competition (cash prizes!), but you can enjoy all the entries submitted to the gallery right now.
If making movies from scratch seems a bit advanced, why not try remixing videos with different types of web content like gifs, flickr galleries, twitter streams, audio clips and more? You can do that too, with Popcorn Maker.
Try it out now:
Watch New Beginnings - a beautifully made Popcorn Maker mini-film about ‘The Dancer of The Strand’, a woman rebuilding her life from a dark phase.
Swapjack the sound to change the meaning
Have you ever noticed how much audio can affect a story?
With the right music, even the most boring footage can seem dramatic. Add the sound of crickets after a joke, and suddenly the whole room feels awkward.
Using Popcorn Maker, it’s easy to remix and add new meaning to just about anything. Here’s how:
Try the project:
about this project:
- Level: Beginner
- Topic: Audio, Internet culture, Memes, Viral, video
- Skills: Remix, Video