The AltMedia Experience: Where, What, & When

Finally the complete schedule for AltMedia Experience events has been released :).

Download the PDF  schedule : AltMedia – Detailed – Schedule

 — Monday July 25 2011 —

Workshop: Basics of Cinematic Storytelling, By: Mo Rida

A 3-part workshop. The first session will introduce participants to narrative structure in cinematic storytelling.

Monday, July 25th. 12:30 – 14:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Using Digital Media for Citizen Journalism,

By: Hibr Lubnani Participants will learn various digital media and mobile application tools to become active citizen journalists.

Monday, July 25th. 15:00 – 16:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Writing Children’s Stories with a Message,

By: Association for Volunteer Service Find out how to creatively embed a message in a children’s book, with a chance of having your children’s book published.

Monday, July 25th. 17:00 – 18:30.

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Open Discussion: For or Against Citizen Journalism Monday, July 25th. 19:00-20:00

AltCity Main Space Organizer: Maharat

LAUNCH CEREMONY Monday, July 25th. 20:00 – 20:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

Tweet-UP & NetSquared-Beirut – FUTURE MEDIA Monday, July 25th. 20:00 – 22:30

AltCity Main Space

— Tuesday July 26, 2011 —

Workshop: Cinematography: Visual Story Telling

Discover how to tell a story visually with an introduction to cinematography workshop.

Tuesday, July 26th. 13:00 – 14:30.

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Getting Over Butterflies.

By: Toastmasters Learn how to get over the butterflies in your stomach and speak fluently off the cuff. The session will include helpful tips on improvised speaking and an opportunity to put those tips to work.

Tuesday, July 26th. 15:00 – 16:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Release Your Inner Clown,

By: Yara Boustany Express yourself in unimaginable creative ways and break out of your social limitations through clowning and various theater games. Dress comfortably.

Tuesday, July 26th, 17:00 – 18:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

20 people maximum

Panel Discussion: Marketing X in Social Media Tuesday, July 26th. 19:00 – 20:30

AltCity Main Space Organizer: Assad Thebian

AltCity & 7ekeleh Spoken Word Night Tuesday, July 26th. 21:00 – 22:30

AltCity Main Space

— Wednesday July 27 2011 — Workshop: Basics of Cinematic Storytelling, By: Mo Rida Session 2 of Basics of Cinematic Storytelling. Participants will learn how to develop characters and plots. Wednesday, July 27th, 12:30 – 14:30 AltCity Main Workshop Space 30 people maximum

Workshop: Business of New Media, By: TBA

Figure out how to make money and establish a self-sufficient business using new media.

Wednesday, July 27th, 15:00 – 16:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Citizen Journalism Photography from A to Z,

By: Rita Kamel, Beirut Street Photography Acquire the skills to take and use a powerful street photograph with your semi-professional camera.

Wednesday, July 27th, 17:00 – 18:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Reception: Nasawiya Reception Wednesday, July 27th. 19:00-20:30

AltCity Main Space

Event: AltCity Comedy Night Wednesday, July 27th. 21:00 – 22:30

— Thursday July 28 2011 —

Workshop: Cinematic Storyboarding, By: TBA

Discover how to construct a storyboard in an introduction to cinematography workshop.

Thursday, July 28th. 13:00 – 14:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Internet Security,

By: Mireille Raad Learn how to protect your online presence from hackers and spam.

Thursday, July 28th. 15:00 – 16:30.

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Tips & Tricks for Citizen Journalists,

By Mashallah News & Hibr Lubnani Acquire all the tips & resources to become an impactful citizen journalist on- and off-line.

Thursday, July 28th. 17:00 – 18:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Panel Discussion: Censorship & Self-Censorship Thursday, July 28th 19:00 – 20:30

AltCity Main Space Organizer: Mashallah News

Event: AltCity Shorts Thursday, July 28th. 20:30 – 22:30

AltCity Main Space

— Friday July 29 2011 —

Workshop: Basics of Cinematic Storytelling, By: Mo Rida

Part 3 of Basics of Cinematic Storytelling. Participants will learn the art of visual storytelling, as opposed to that of the written story, (showing rather than telling).

Friday, July 29th. 12:30 – 14:30

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Workshop: Pro-Website Set-Up,

By: Walid Karam, Ma3bar Set up your own professional website in three hours using Open Source technology content management systems.

Friday, July 29th. 15:00 – 18:00

AltCity Main Workshop Space

30 people maximum

Panel Discussion: Alternative Music and Lebanese Culture Friday, July 29th 19:00 – 20:30

Organizer: Omar Al Fil

Event: Alternative Music Night Friday, July 29th 20:30 – 22:30

Exhibitions

Top Blogs

Immerse yourself in the Lebanese blogosphere.

The People’s Uprisings

Discover the people’s uprisings though the eyes of citizen journalists and their work through social media channels.

Save Beirut Heritage

Uncover the beauty of Beirut in its historical buildings and artifacts and learn how you can save the rest of Beirut’s heritage.

Hibr.me

Learn about an alternative media outlet and its journey in Lebanon.

Citizen Journalism

An exhibition of mobile and semi-professional photographers from citizens in Lebanon.

Register  here 


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