Recap: AT&T Create-a-thon – Dallas

by Ed Donahue   Posted on 07.21.2017 08:40 AM
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Dallas Create-a-thon screeningWhat do you get when filmmakers and video creators come together for a weekend in Dallas to create shorts? Some inspiring and interesting women-directed videos that focused on the intersection of technology and film. See which of the eight teams won and watch their creative entries.

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Recap: Fascinating apps created at the AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon at Launch Fishers in Indiana

by Ed Donahue   Posted on 07.20.2017 11:51 AM
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Pothole SurfersOver 300 hackers attended our Indiana event and among other things developed an app that lets farmers know when to harvest fruit, a dating app for animals, and an app that lets you monitor checking out expensive company equipment. Can you guess which of these apps was the big winner at our IoT Civic Hackathon in Indiana?

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Kathryn Bigelow makes movies that make a difference

by Christy Roland   Posted on 07.18.2017 10:53 AM
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Kathryn Bigelow on stage at AT&T SHAPEAttendees at AT&T SHAPE had the opportunity to view Kathryn Bigelow’s VR short, The Protectors, Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes, the way it was meant to be seen: wearing Samsung VR headsets. Find out how you can see the movie and learn more about her motivation when creating these films.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the winner of the Entertainment Project Underrepresented Filmmaker Award

by Dave Okamoto   Posted on 07.17.2017 03:00 AM
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DAsian movie posterGet to know the winner of the Entertainment Project Underrepresented Filmmaker Award, Sarah Smith, for her short D.Asian. The comedy follows ten-year-old Daniel who wants to fit in to his fourth grade class, which means owning the latest in Hello Kitty fashion, liking the cutest boy in class, and convincing yourself you?re Asian when everyone else thinks you’re white.

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Announcing the 2017 SHAPE AT&T Entertainment Project winners

by Dave Okamoto   Posted on 07.14.2017 08:00 PM
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2017 SHAPE Entertainment Project WinnersAttendees at the AT&T SHAPE on July 14th at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles had the opportunity to watch short films from emerging creators and cast their vote for their favorite. Now you can see who won the top prizes, view their work, and learn more about the filmmakers.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the creator of TWEEN, an Entertainment Project finalist film

by Dave Okamoto   Posted on 07.14.2017 01:00 AM
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TweenAs we get closer to SHAPE, take a moment to meet one of our AT&T Entertainment Project finalists, Raven Johnson, who looked to her family to create a short film that is close to her heart.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the creator of Coin Operated, an Entertainment Project finalist film

by Dave Okamoto   Posted on 07.14.2017 01:00 AM
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Coin OperatedAs we get closer to SHAPE, take a moment to meet one of our AT&T Entertainment Project finalists, Nicholas Arioli, a first-time animation filmmaker who wondered if we would all be happier if we just did what made us happy as children and made a short about it.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the creator of The Shochet, an Entertainment Project finalist film

by Dave Okamoto   Posted on 07.13.2017 01:36 AM
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The ShochetAs we get closer to SHAPE, take a moment to meet one of our AT&T Entertainment Project finalists, Michelle Nahmad, who was inspired by one of her many grandmother?s stories growing up in a small neighborhood of Jewish immigrants in Costa Rica. Learn how she used mixed media animation to create The Shochet, a coming of age story, with blood and chickens.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the creator of Stay & Run, an Entertainment Project finalist film

by Dave Okamoto   Posted on 07.13.2017 01:00 AM
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STAY & RUN PosterAs we get closer to SHAPE, take a moment to meet one of our AT&T Entertainment Project finalists in the student category, Liam Hall, who came up with the idea for his horror/comedy short, Stay & Run, while dining at Cracker Barrel.

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the creator of Lucia, an Entertainment Project finalist film

by Dave Okamoto   Posted on 07.12.2017 09:47 AM
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LUCIA Movie PosterAs we get closer to SHAPE, take a moment to meet one of our finalists, Emil Kahr and learn about his film Lucia. Kahr shows us how inspiration can come from anywhere and the challenges of filming amidst hundreds of wild horses.

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