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The Bitfilm Festival is a digital film festival and a worldwide experiment in crowd production. Different filmmakers are asked to submit their short films about a topical theme (in this case money). Online audience votes for their favourites, which are combined to produce a full-length feature film. All selected films are paid.
Why it matters
A large collection of short films made by people on a particular topic can provide a snapshot of people’s opinions about that subject. Could this be a creative way for brands to gain consumer insights in a truly engaging way?
Facebook and mobile manufacturer HTC have paired up to design and launch a new smart ‘social’ phone.
“Biophilia” is the world’s first music album app produced by Bjork in collaboration with Apple. Some say it’s a new way of making CDs in the iPad era. It will include 10 separate internal apps, each relating to a different track of the album. It allows people to explore and interact with the song's themes or even make a completely new version of them.