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Remix Gendered LEGO Commercials with HTML5 Video

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In January 2012 the LEGO Group released their “LEGO for girls” line called Friends which includes a series of pink pastel colored kits focused on the lives of 5 Polly Pocket style mini-dolls. In the TV commercials these mini-dolls bake cupcakes, go to the beauty shop and take care of pets. In contrast LEGO produces over a dozen themes marketed primarily […]

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Buffy vs Edward: HTML5 Pop-Up Video Edition

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Last year I used the HTML5 <video> element combined with the PopcornJS framework to dynamically display source media data in separate boxes around my Donald Duck Meets Glenn Beck remix as the video played in real time. This time around I was interested in exploring ways to layer data directly on top of the video […]

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Building an HTML5 Video Remixer Web App

This post originally appeared on genderremixer.com on September 16th 2011 The 2011 Open Video Conference at New York Law School was devoted to “builders, tinkers, makers, and doers” and with that in mind I was excited to lead a session (entitled Building a Better Remix Maker) which focused on creating intuitive, accessible open tools to […]

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The Gendered Advertising Remixer Application

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Over the past several years I’ve been recording TV commercials and using them in educational remixing workshops. I’ve found that fair-use remix video can be a fantastic way to combine critical media literacy, technical skills and creative play to help youth understand, deconstruct and reconstruct mass media messages about gender roles. At the 2010 Open […]

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Dynamic HTML5 Source Data Annotation for Remix Video

I’ve recently been exploring ways to contextually present the audiovisual sources, notes and references used in my remix videos. I’m especially interested in the exciting possibilities of the HTML5 <video> element combined with the Popcorn.js framework to visually annotate the metadata in my more complex remixing projects. With that in mind I’ve put together an […]

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