Nonny de la Peña

by Nonny de la Peña

If you’ve used Stroome, our collaborative video remixing site, in the last few weeks, you will have noticed, and hopefully enjoyed, a complete redesign of the site. User flow has now been streamlined, and the embedded community and collaborative elements make the process a lot more fun: Clips can be added to a bin using [...] more »

by Nonny de la Peña

While speaking in Tribeca a couple of months ago in front of a packed theater of New York independent fiction and documentary filmmakers, I introduced Stroome, a collaborative online video editing community, and was astonished to receive a standing ovation. One filmmaker explained to me that she had been sending clips back and forth with [...] more »

by Nonny de la Peña

Journalism is dead! Long live journalism! And so it goes as we continue on through the process of Schumpeter’s gale of creative destruction. With pay walls that come and go and come again (or hacked with four lines of code) and linkbacks ever so briefly taking it on the chin, how is it that we [...] more »

by Nonny de la Peña

This past week, Tom Grasty and I were invited to the Paley Center as part of “The Next Big Thing: The New News Entrepreneurs.” We were asked to present Stroome before an extraordinary audience stuffed with CEOs, COOs and presidents of some of the world’s most important media companies. During one presentation, Google’s entertaining president [...] more »

by Nonny de la Peña

Like birds, most fish have something to say, especially when it comes to mating calls. You can read it about in a piece I wrote a couple of years ago for the New York Times’ Science Times. But what does a talking fish sound like? Look like? In fact, it was exactly those questions that [...] more »