Posts Tagged ‘FORA.tv’

After hearing more about the Roku channel program at my recent Smarter TV event, I just had to check it out, so they sent me a demo and I have since fallen in love with it.  Out of the box it was a delight – I put the batteries in the remote, plugged in the cables, […]


Last night to much fanfare, Easy to Assemble Season II had its star-studded premiere at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.  There was a red carpet, bright lights, performance by Sweden’s next almost great band Sparhusen, a panel discussion, screening and party.  (Click for pics).  I was thrilled to be invited to cover the event live […]


85,000 geeks of all ages are expected to bike, walk, ride and fly to Maker Faire at the San Mateo County Expo Center this weekend, SS 5/30-31 10-8/5.  (By contrast 50,000 are expected at #E3)  It’s quite a cultural happening, well-suited for Silicon Valley, home of innovation. Detailed schedule of activities at http://www.makerfaire.com/bayarea/2009/schedule/all/index.csp.   If […]


March is not over by a long shot.  As many are just now starting to enjoy MIPTV and CTIA (with daily blogging/video from Al Gore, Billy Crystal, EQAL, Endemol, ZillionTV, and everyone in between) and others are getting ready for the upfronts and NAB, below is the month in review for events that just passed. Engage Expo […]


February had something for everyone:  TED for thought, EFM for filmmakers, GSMA for mobile, DICE for gamers.  Great things were said but little posted yet.  I can kind of understand why there is nothing on writers chitchat at Media Bistro’s SF Mixer re: twitter.com/themediaisdying the very night the town’s only newspaper rumored shutdown.  Nice to have […]


For those of you who might have missed Scott Kirsner’s presentation on “Inventing the Movies” at the Pacific Film Archive’s “Conversation” conference in October, FORA.tv caught up with Scott giving a similar presentation at the Hillside Club.  Click here for the video.  Then check out Scott’s awesome CinemaTech blog.  This Variety journalist is the pied […]