19
Aug

Workshop Spotlight: Learn How to Make a Web Series at Intervention 5

Every year we expand into more areas of creative awesome, thanks to your registrations and donations funding our event! This year we have some instruction for those of you who are interested in making your own a web series:

5PM Sat. Aug. 23 in the Workshop Room: Shotgun Mythos teaches you The ABC’s of Creating a Web Series

The creator of Shotgun Mythos presents a workshop on the ins and outs of creating a Web Series. We’ll open with the first couple of episodes of Shotgun Mythos so you can see a finished product, then move right into the workshop presentation. After the workshop, you’re invited to stay for a special screening of the movie of the second season of Shotgun Mythos (Movie rating: R).

Check out this and more in our Programming Descriptions and the Schedule.


11
Aug

Programming Spotlight: David Pescovitz’s talk at Intervention: Science, Art, and Magic: The World is a Wunderkammer

One of the Can’t Miss presentations happening this year at Intervention will be David Pescovitz’s talk Saturday at 1PM in the Large Panel Room. We are so pleased that David was able to come to Intervention this year.

David Pescovitz is co-editor of the popular weblog BoingBoing.net and also editor-at-large for MAKE:, the DIY technology magazine. Pescovitz co-wrote the book Reality Check (HardWired, 1996), based on his long-running futurist column in Wired magazine where he remains a correspondent. David has a way of making you look at art and tech in ways that you never thought possible and inspiring people to do cool things!

You can get a taste of what some of his past talks have been like through this video taken at Lift Conference. Just Say Know: A Cyberdelic History of the Future:

Be sure to check out his Intervention talk on Saturday August 23 at 1PM in the Large Panel Room: Science, Art, and Magic: The World is a Wunderkammer

He also has an AMA (Ask Me Anything) at 3PM on the same day in the same room.

This is one of many amazing things happening at Intervention this year! Can’t wait to see you there!


23
Jul

Intervention 2013 Panel Video: Revenue Streams

We’re happy to put online one of our panels from Intervention 2013: “Revenue Streams, How to Make Ten Tenths of a Living”. This panel was comprised of our guests Mark Frauenfelder, Paul Sabourin, Nicole Dieker, and Steven Archer.

Note: We try to make as much of our content available online after each event as possible, but with limited resources we don’t always have the ability to adequately capture our panels and workshops. If you want to contribute to our efforts please consider donating to the event, or adding an Enabler level to your registration.


21
Jul

July 31st is your cutoff date to get a lower price for your room and registration


OK, you have until just 1 week from this Thursday to get your room and register for Intervention 5. Programming should be posted this week. Many people who rock art, marketing, and tech will be sharing their knowledge. We are going to make this year the best one yet!

To give you a preview, here is a draft of one of my talks:

Oni’s Secrets to Real Marketing for Real People:

Oni Hartstein has been making art since 2003 and blogging since 2006. Her blog has over 6000 unique readers per day and is well-known for it’s excellent coverage of haunted attractions. From this platform she designed, built, and manages both InterventionCon and (Re)Generation Who from the ground up. She’s been featured on Wired, The Washington Post, CNN, and a ton of other places. During the day she manages over 3 million dollars in marketing campaigns – a job she got because of the first part of this paragraph.

This is an informal discussion where she talks about everything she did to get to where she is and how you can use the same techniques on your own business. There will be no buzzwords or scenarios that you have to be a lucky fairy princess to achieve. Real Talk. Nothing is held back. Attendees OF THIS PANEL ONLY can book a 10 minute Q&A to get feedback and pointers about your specific small business needs at any time by signing up at con ops. Spaces are limited. Yes it’s free because you already paid to get into the con. Thank you for that. You rock. You are why we can offer this.


25
Aug

Look What Our Tiny Owls Did!

You don’t need to be a shirt-and-tie wearing adult working in some boring studio to produce awesome animation.

 

Some of Intervention’s kiddie guests spent time with Eric Hardenbrook of our Children’s Programming Room to produce a stop-motion animation segment for the convention. A peaceful street bustling with activity is suddenly overrun with–what else?–the Sharknado in this latest stop-motion classic.

Check out the results of Sharknado at Intervention!

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