Be the Media!: SURVIVALIST MEDIA WORKSHOP, with Frank López

Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday 04/23/2011
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This SURVIVALIST MEDIA WORKSHOP is $10-40 sliding scale!  REGISTER at: mediasanctuary.org/workshopregistration 

It’s the End of the World as We Know It: Social Media and Global Resistance, with Media Pirate, “The Stimulater,” Frank Lopez

This workshop is on DIY distribution, radical aesthetics, stealing stuff from the internet, collaborating with video ninjas across the land, and funding it all through small donations from fans.

Participants will not only get to learn from this underground media celebrity, they will actually
co-produce a totally rad local news story with the “Stimulator” himself! The video that gets made will premiere on Sanctuary TV the following week.

Join Franklin López as he explains the who, what, why of his snarky show and learn with a hands on workshop on how the f@*k he does it!

“Be the Media” Growing the Grassroots Track, for: Adults and teens.

Also, Frank will be showing his film the night before:Friday 4/22 7pm: END:CIV http://www.endciv.com
Check out Frank López’s SubMedia: End of the Civilization Tour at the Sanctuary the evening before this workshop, on April 22.

More Info about Frank Lopez 

Franklin Lopez (a.k.a. The Stimulator) makes an online TV news series, It’s The End of the World As We Know it… and I Feel Fine, that is watched by tens of thousands of loyal fanatics (‘slaves’) around the globe.  Check out the show: http://submedia.tv/stimulator/

While the US TV viewers engulfed themselves with footage of North Africa riots, they probably missed ongoing struggles that have been happening simultaneously around the world. The same is not true for fans of the Stimulator, subMedia.TV’s foul mouthed news anchor.

Bio:  Franklin López – Director
Award-winning filmmaker Franklin López hails from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Selected as Atlanta’s Emerging Artist of the Year in 2003, his work has been featured on Canada’s City TV, GNN, Current, BET, and Democracy Now!
    “Join the Resistance! Fall in Love,” López’s breakthough film, reached minor cult status with 30,000 views and screenings around the world.

In 2005, López’s post-Katrina video remix “George Bush Don’t Like Black People” reached 1 million people and got a nod from the New York Times, Washington Post and BET. Wired Magazine picked subMedia.TV for its list of top ten online video sites in 2006. The same year, López was hired to produce Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now!
    In 2007, López unleashed “It’s the End of the World as We Know It and I Feel Fine.” The online TV news series is watched by tens of thousands of loyal fanatics.

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