[itvt] Radio: Review of the AFI Digital Content Lab's AFI DigiFest 2008

This issue contains back-to-back recorded episodes of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," devoted to the latest crop of interactive media prototypes from the American Film Institute Digital Content Lab, and to the AFI DigiFest 2008 event that the Digital Content Lab organized earlier this month in Los Angeles. Topics discussed include "Warped Roadie," "The Fact Project," "Viewing Party" and the other AFI DCL prototypes that were showcased on day one of the DigiFest; "Gone Gitmo" and the other third-party interactive digital media projects that were showcased on day two of the DigiFest; the overall goals of the AFI DCL and the DigiFest; and more. The guests for the first episode are:

  • Philippe Cousteau (bio), co-founder, president and CEO of EarthEcho International ("Warped Roadie").
  • Yaoshiang "Yaosh" Ho (bio), director of worldwide digital media at MGM Studios ("The Fact Project").
  • Lisa Osborne (bio), supervising producer at the AFI DCL.

The guests for the second episode are:

  • Chris Jacobs (bio), creative director of United Future.
  • Marc Johnson (bio), director of creative services at ABC.com ("Viewing Party").
  • Nonny de la Peña (bio), writer and filmmaker at Pyedog Productions ("Gone Gitmo").
  • Jaime Levy Russell (bio), experience lead at HUGE.
  • Lisa Osborne (bio), supervising producer at the AFI DCL.

To listen to the first episode, click here: To listen to the second episode, click here: