Engaging Audiences and Exploring Creativity at FIGMENT Boston

I love art museums.  I always have.  With few exceptions most of the art museums I’ve visited have been different variations on the same theme.  It’s either been paintings on walls in galleries, or sculptures in galleries and gardens which you walk through.  It’s a pretty passive experience and it seems like the general idea…

Sightings: A Cryptozoology Themed Art Show

It’s hard to imagine what kind of work you might see in an art show with a theme like “Cryptozoology,” especially if you have no idea what Cryptozoology is.  As the Oxford English Dictionary defines it, Cryptozoology is,”the search for animals whose existence is disputed or unsubstantiated.” To me, this means Bigfoot meets the X-Files….

Can you make a short movie in 48 Hours?

Storytelling can be complicated perhaps even very difficult at times.  But as any member of the 80 plus teams that participated in the 2013, 48 Hour Film Project Boston will tell you, it’s not impossible. It all “kicked off” Friday May 3rd when team members descended on the Lir Irish Pub and Restaurant on Bolyston…

Bending Steel: Professional Filmmaking in the new DIY Age

A cinematographer and director Ryan Scafuro presented his Nerd Nite talk, “Bending Steel: Professional Filmmaking in the New DIY Age,” at the Oberon Theatre in Harvard Square, as the second part of a special Nerd Nite on September 24th. Scafuro who usually works in commercials and on The Daily Show explained that life as a…