EVENT CANCELLED: QuaSSI Colloquium & BDSS IGERT Speaker Series - Greg Collins

Local film and video maker Gregory Collins is visiting with PhD students of the Quantitative Social Science Initiative and Big Data Social Science IGERT to discuss the communication of scientific research through video: "Translating Research to Video"
When Feb 28, 2014
from 12:10 PM to 01:15 PM
Where B001 Sparks - the 'Databasement'
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Contact Phone 814-867-2720
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With the rise of social media and visual culture, researchers are uniquely positioned to use video to make their research accessible and available. But with a deluge of content on the internet, a cohesive approach—a strong concept, technical competence, targeted outreach—is increasingly important. Focusing on the basics of video production, this talk explores effective strategies for the conception, production, and dissemination of research-based video.

More about Gregory Collins:

Gregory Collins is a State College-based film and video maker. His recent feature film, A Song Still Inside, will soon be available on Netflix and iTunes. Among other projects, he is developing a documentary, based on academic research, about falling AIDS rates in sub-Saharan Africa.

All interested members of the Penn State community are invited to attend. Light lunch served.