Hollywood2020 editor/founder Joyce Schwarz, new media pioneer and author of some of the first articles and books on Multimedia will be at Blog Expo 2008 to cover Entertainment topics. Here's what we see that could be hot at BEW!
Entertainment blogs -- and how The Writer's Strike affected the Hollywood community promises to be interesting topic at Blog World Expo, 2008. Hollywood2020.net will be on hand to check it out and real time updates!
|Community||ENTERTAINMENT: Social Media & the Writers' Strike: Blogs, Fans & Community (S409)||230|
This panel, the first of two sessions about Social Media and the Writers' Strike, will offer an overview of how the writers used social media during the strike to inform the public, encourage and reward fan support and keep union members motivated. We will focus on community-developed sites like United Hollywood and the inpact of fan support as we discuss the overall impact of social media (vs. mainstream media) on the outcome.
|Community||ENTERTAINMENT: Social Media & the Writers' Strike: How User-Generated Content Won the War of the Words (S509)||230|
The use of user generated content during the Writers Strike to both inform and entertain further validated the importance of the Internet medium. This panel, the second of two about Social Media and the Writers Strike, will dive deeper into the impact of websites and videos written (and often performed) by the writers and distributed through YouTube, United Hollywood and other Internet sites. Why did they work so well, and how has user generated content changed the entertainment landscape? What lessons can we apply to our own endeavors, personal, professional and corporate?
AND CHECK OUT THIS MOVIE PREMIERE -- where have I been the last 5 months -- oh that's write -- writing a book :)