Bryan Sebok of the University of Texas at Austin will teach a one-week Digital Hollywood Workshop June 9-13, from 15:00 to 18:00 each day, at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Material: The "Digital Hollywood" workshop will present a macro-industrial perspective on the incorporation, innovation, and diffusion of digital technologies into the filmed entertainment industries' production, distribution, and exhibition businesses. This workshop will assess the significance of digital technologies in terms of shifting business practices, revenue streams, digital aesthetics, and the increasing relevance of online markets.
Instructor: Bryan Sebok serves as the creative coordinator and producer of all DVD content for Burnt Orange Productions/UTFI films. He has produced and directed several promotional shorts for the Institute in addition to behind-the-scenes featurettes relating to The Quiet, The Cassidy Kids, and Homo Erectus.
Bryan completed his PhD in the Radio-Television-Film program in 2007 and holds a Master’s degree from Emory University and a Bachelor’s from North Carolina State University. Bryan's work at the Institute compliments his dissertation research on DVD Industrial Structures and Practices. Over the past four years, Bryan has worked with dozens of UT students at the Institute as well as hundreds more on campus while teaching Narrative Strategies in Film and Television, serving as Coordinating Editor for The Velvet Light Trap and FLOW, and founding UT's new student film society "The Film Loop." He has received numerous awards, including being selected as the sole Austin representative to participate in the prestigious Chancellor's Council event this past spring.
In addition to serving as the Academic Coordinator for the Film Institute, Bryan also teaches in the RTF department at The University of Texas. His Spring 2008 courses include "Convergent Hollywood," and "Producing Trailers for Online Markets," the latter sponsored by The Walt Disney Co.
Admission: Admission to the workshop requires an application ("candidatura"). Submission deadline is May 5, 2008. Please see the website for details.
Sponsorship: The workshop is part of the Summer Institute in Digital Media of the UT Austin|Portugal Program.
Official Website: http://utaustinportugal.org/Events.aspx?event=167
Added by riddle on April 17, 2008