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International School on Digital Transformation a Great Success!

The International School on Digital Transformation wrapped up a few weeks ago in Porto, and by all accounts it was a great success. The program featured five days of discussion among 50 students and professionals and presentations by 30 academics … Continue reading

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Festival Workshop Evaluations Reflect Enthusiasm, Success

Most of the evaluations are in for the Future Places Festival workshops Interface Design for Mobile Devices and Introduction to Arduino, and so far they show a unanimously positive response from workshop participants. People taking part in the workshops were … Continue reading

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UT Austin Students Accepted into U.Frame Festival in Porto

Several University of Texas at Austin students have been accepted into U.Frame, an international film and video festival taking place from October 1-5 in Porto, Portugal. Accepted entries of fiction include Gabriela Yeper’s Danzak, Nazanin Shirazi’s Red Wednesday, Molly Green’s … Continue reading

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Future Places Festival Workshops Announced

The Future Places festival will host three workshops addressing technical and theoretical aspects of digital media production. The first, occurring on October 7-8, will introduce 20 participants to Arduino, a flexible physical computing platform used by artists and designers to … Continue reading

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Residency Opportunities–Applications Due July 15

The UT Austin|Portugal Program is accepting proposals for three-month residency programs at the University of Porto and the New University of Lisbon. These residencies are intended to support creativity and exploration in the digital media field, encouraging the production of … Continue reading

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Arduino Workshop Planned for Future Places Festival

Festival planners are concluding negotiations with Tinker.it, a technology and design consultancy based in London and Milan, to offer a workshop on Arduino. This open-source electronics platform is known for its flexibility—allowing the creation of a wide range of interactive … Continue reading

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Future Places festival update

The new Future Places website is up and running, and festival plans are progressing! The Future Places digital media festival will take place at the new Edifício Douro (Fundação da Juventude), in Porto, Portugal, from October 7th to October 19th. … Continue reading

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Upcoming summer workshops in Lisbon

We’re getting ready to inaugurate a new, month-long program of several workshops with the New University of Lisbon. Several UT faculty members are gearing up to teach a variety of film, journalism and TV-related classes including screenwriting; digital documentary; online … Continue reading

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Future Places – the Digital Media Festival 2008 is underway!

Source: Edificio Douro’s blog After the success of the Digital Media Festival in 2007, the UT-Portugal partnership is organizing a new edition. For 2008 the title will be “Future Places”. With Future Places the partnership wants to reach a generation … Continue reading

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“Action in the Box” – Screenings of AdA video festival

Television spot on the exhibition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRFPYjzQJyk March 26 – April 12, 2008 | Gallery Plano B, Rua Cândido dos Reis | Porto, Portugal This post mostly in Portuguese… Citação do site oficial: “A Exposição ACTION IN THE BOX, redescobre a … Continue reading

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