Media Makers Meeting Report, SUNDAY, August 3, 2014

Next Boston Media Makers meeting, SUNDAY, September 7, 2014.

Meeting Recap for August 3rd:

Great write up on this month’s meeting at Jamaica Plain News.

Roll Call Video:

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevegarfield/93111171/

Michael Oh, 23 year entrepreneur, founder of Tech Superpowers, and MIT Grad in Aeronautical Engineering will talk about drones for 10 – 15 minutes at the end of the meeting.

Build a carbon fibre drone from scratch with 3D printing? 3d printing molds w/carbon fibre vacuum resin injection? Come to the meeting to find out if this is possible.

Ed Gaskin has a new book:

Latanya: A Story of Gangs, Girls and Guns

You can buy a London Phone booth replica:

http://www.thephoneybox.com/index.html

We’re getting Black, Sexy, Geeky and Mental at #bmm blacksexygeekyandmental.com

Wordcamp Boston August 23, 2014 #bmm 2014.boston.wordcamp.org

Project Largo is a WordPress starter/parent theme developed by the Investigative News Network. largoproject.org

Jamaica Plain News. #bmm jamaicaplainnews.com

Follow emgarber on Instagram #bmm

istabilizer Has a cool tripod mount for smartphones. istabilizer.com

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, 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:

Boston Media Makers

Pre-Meeting Mingling was great and went into overtime.

Boston Media Makers

Oh hi.

Boston Media Makers

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.

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