Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, August 3, 2014

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, August 3, 2014.

Note: Contact Steve Garfield is you want to be a special guest speaker for 10 – 15 minutes at the end of the meeting.

Join us as we continue of our 9th year!

ABOUT US:

Boston Media Makers is a monthly meet-up for media enthusiasts in the Greater Boston Area. We are social media enthusiasts, filmmakers, journalists, web geeks, technologists, designers, artists, entrepreneurs, and people just wanting to learn more about making and distributing media online. Come talk shop and share current projects. The guest presenter is YOU. Everyone gets three minutes to share, pitch, promote, or ask questions. We learn, get inspired, and collaborate. Hosted by Steve Garfield.

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free coffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introductions.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Meeting Report: Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, July 6, 2014

Great turnout on the July 4th holiday weekend. Lots of new people.

Next Meeting: Sunday August 3rd.

Mingling:

Great mingling this month. It was very fun to see everyone getting to know each other between 10 and 10:30.

#bmm mingling

#bmm mingling

#bmm mingling

#bmm mingling

#bmm w/ @bryanperson

Roll Call Video:

We all had a nice time getting to hear about each other, and helping along the way with comments and suggestions. Can’t wait to see what next month brings.

Meeting Location:

Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Boston Media Makers meeting report, SUNDAY, June 1, 2014

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, July 6, 2014.

Note: Contact Steve Garfield is you want to be a special guest speaker for 10 – 15 minutes at the end of the meeting.

VIDEO ROLL CALL:

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Join us as we continue of our 9th year!

ABOUT US:

Boston Media Makers is a monthly meet-up for media enthusiasts in the Greater Boston Area. We are social media enthusiasts, filmmakers, journalists, web geeks, technologists, designers, artists, entrepreneurs, and people just wanting to learn more about making and distributing media online. Come talk shop and share current projects. The guest presenter is YOU. Everyone gets three minutes to share, pitch, promote, or ask questions. We learn, get inspired, and collaborate. Hosted by Steve Garfield.

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free coffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introductions.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Boston Media Makers meeting report, SUNDAY, May 4, 2014

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, June 1, 2014.

Boston Media Makers Meeting Report, SUNDAY, May 4, 2014

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Image Courtesy Star Wars.

ROLL CALL:

PHOTOS and SELECTED TWEETS:

Join us as we continue of our 9th year!

ABOUT US:

Boston Media Makers is a monthly meet-up for media enthusiasts in the Greater Boston Area. We are social media enthusiasts, filmmakers, journalists, web geeks, technologists, designers, artists, entrepreneurs, and people just wanting to learn more about making and distributing media online. Come talk shop and share current projects. The guest presenter is YOU. Everyone gets three minutes to share, pitch, promote, or ask questions. We learn, get inspired, and collaborate. Hosted by Steve Garfield.

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free coffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introductions.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Boston Media Makers meeting report, SUNDAY, April 6, 2014

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, May 4, 2014.

Video roll call:

Photos:

 

Join us as we continue of our 9th year!

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free coffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introductions.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Boston Media Makers meeting report, SUNDAY, March 2, 2014

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, April 6, 2014.

Join us as we continue of our 9th year!

Roll Call Video:

Photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegarfield/12884900555/

Pre-Meeting Mingling was great and went into overtime.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegarfield/12884896705/

Oh hi.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegarfield/12884993813/

Meeting

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

UPDATED GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free coffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introductions.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Meeting Report: Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, February 2, 2014 Theme: MUSIC

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, March 2, 2014.

Join us as we continue of our 9th year!

This month’s theme: MUSIC.

Free Coffee:
coffee

Mingling:

Roll Call:

Boston Media Makers Theme Song:

The Making Of:

The goal was to make the first ever +Boston Media Makers Theme song. Short and quick with no prior practice. This was done on the spot with some of our BMM friends. They actually pulled this together in a collaborating way in approximately 10 minutes, the we recorded and published it. This in part is how things came together.

The 6-Second Vine Video:

Produced in 10 minutes.

Photos:
Nelson DeWitt

Booksmart photo book made on Blurb.

@AleciaOrsini catches us up on #teamGND AND public radio adding video

At the January meeting there we quite a few attendees that were interested in music. So at the February meeting, at NOON, we’ll become Boston Media Music Makers.

We’ll join together to create and record a Boston Media Makers theme song!

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

UPDATED GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon
12 Noon Special Presentation (10 – 15 minutes)

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free coffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introductions.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

12:00 Special Presentation – This month: Music Making

We’ll take 10 – 15 minutes to create and record a theme song for Boston Media Makers. Bring your instruments. ;-)

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Meeting Report: SUNDAY, January 5th, 2014

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, February 2, 2014.

VIDEO ROLL CALL:

Recorded, edited and uploaded on an iPad Air with YouTube Capture.

PHOTOS:

Thanks to Christopher Penn and SHIFT Communications for picking up the tab for breakfast!

Post meeting beer:

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

UPDATED GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon
12 Noon Special Presentation (10 – 15 minutes)

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free coffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introduction.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

12:00 Special Presentation (optional)
10 – 15 minute talk

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Meeting Notes: Boston Media Makers, SUNDAY, December 1st

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, January 5th, 2014

MEETINGS NOTES FOR SUNDAY, December 1st.

Boston Media Makers 12/1/13

C.C. Chapman was out special speaker and talked about YSN whose goal is to insure that the youth of the world are exposed to and find the best job opportunities, and how the Boston Media Makers community can help.

VIDEO ROLL CALL:

Boston Media Makers 12/1/13

Recorded, Edited, and Uploaded using iPad Air with YouTube Capture.

PHOTOS:

Boston Media Makers 12/1/13

Boston Media Makers 12/1/13

Boston Media Makers 12/1/13

Boston Media Makers 12/1/13

Boston Media Makers 12/1/13

MORE PHOTOS:

The December 1, 2013 Boston Media Makers #bmm

The December 1, 2013 Boston Media Makers #bmm

The December 1, 2013 Boston Media Makers #bmm

More photos from Jeff Cutler: On Flickr

Bruce Garber: On Facebook

WHAT WE DO:

We gather around a big table and answer the questions:

- What are you doing?

- What do want to do?

- Do you need some help?

- You can ask questions too.

- Come with a prepared show and tell if you like.

UPDATED GROUP DESCRIPTION: Everyone is welcome!
This meeting started out with people who were working with audio and video on the web but over the years it has expanded to include podcasters, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, actors, musicians, writers, programmers, news reporters, PR and social media people. We help people GET SEEN. ;-)

The BEST thing about this meeting is that everyone who attends, gets to meet everyone else.

I love how it has expanded. Every month is a new experience with both returning friends and new attendees.

Steve Garfield Welcome at Boston Media Makers 03/06/11
Hosted by Steve Garfield

Time:
10 AM – 12 Noon
12 Noon Special Presentation (10 – 15 minutes)

Format:
10:00 – 10:30
Mingling is first. Everyone chats. No sitting! Free cofffee. ;-)

10:30 – 12:00
Introduction.

Each person takes about 3 mins to explain what they are doing, are interested in, or asks a question. Also you can do a simple show and tell. Some people bring cameras, accessories, all kinds of things.

12:00 Special Presentation by CC Chapman
10 – 15 minute talk by CC Chapman.

We prefer no sales presentations.

Breakfast is available for ordering. Towards the end have the bill go around and people pay for what they ordered an leave a nice tip.

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

Boston Media Makers Meeting Report : November 3rd, 2013

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, December 1st at Doyle’s Cafe 10 AM – 12:15 PM.

November 3rd Meeting Report
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Featured speaker: Nelson De Witt, Showed an 8 minute trailer of his film Finding Nelson.

Nelson de Witt will gqve a sneak peek of his upcoming documentary film Identifying Nelson/Buscando A Roberto. When he was 16 Nelson was identified as Roberto Coto, an infant who disappeared in 1982 after a deadly government raid on three guerrilla safe houses in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Join us next month to watch the first 8 minutes of the film and learn how a mysterious late night phone called changed his life.

Read more: Former ‘missing child’ in El Salvador’s civil war tells his journey in film

Nelson De Witt at Boston Media Makers 10/6/13

Image: Nelson de Witt

Roll Call

Photos
#bmm mingling

Boston Media Makers 11/3/13

Boston Media Makers 11/3/13

Boston Media Makers 11/3/13

Meeting Location:
Doyles by Jay Groccia
Doyle’s Cafe
3484 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

Transportation:
MBTA Accessible:
Walking distance from Green Street Sta. or Forrest Hills Sta.on the Orange Line
Bus Route 42 – Forrest Hills Sta – Dudley or Ruggles Sta.via Washington St.
Lots of Free Parking in our 3 parking lots!

Boston Media Makers Page on Google+

Boston Media Makers Page on Facebook.

Can’t make the meeting? Follow us on Twitter, Hashtag #BMM. The twitter stream starts getting useful at 10:30.

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