Social Filmmaking: the New Age Mashup
What do you get when you combine the popular Web 2.0 model of social networking (Facebook, Orkut, MySpace) with filmmaking? Social Filmmaking – The New Age Mashup.
A “Mashup” is defined by Wikipedia as, “A web application that combines data from more than one source into an integrated experience.” When it comes to Social Filmmaking, the two sources are namely: “Social Networking,” i.e. a collaboration of like-minded individuals on a Web 2.0 platform that encourages sharing of messages and media, and “Filmmaking”—the process of creating films for entertainment or education.
Social Filmmaking has found its unique definition already—defined as the process of building either a part of, or a complete film, through a group of people collaborating on a social networking website. The origins of Social