Tag: stroome

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 Tom Grasty

Over the last three years, I’ve attended all three TEDx conferences on the idyllic campus of my old alma mater, the University of Southern California. And it’s been my experience that TEDxUSC is where you go to be inspired, not have your dreams relegated to the heap bin of “what if…” But for a brief, […] 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 Tom Grasty

When you think of the recent unrest in the Middle East, social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube immediately come to mind. Yet in an era where the revolution no longer need be televised — now it’s tweeted — wouldn’t a collaborative online video editing platform that allows producers, correspondents and reporters to […] 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 »

by Tom Grasty

The likelihood that an online video editing site, a 21st century technological innovation if ever there were one, would draw inspiration from a 34-year-old Johnny Cash song about a broken-down, piece of junk Cadillac is, admittedly, a tad anachronistic. But as my partner, Nonny de la Peña, and I roll up our sleeves, crawl back […] more »

by Tom Grasty

This post was co-authored by Nonny de la Peña Stroome, a winner of the 2010 Knight News Challenge grant, fosters a social network that allows journalists to collaborate together by sharing content and stories that can be edited right in a browser and then pushed across the web. Prototyped at USC Annenberg’s pioneering Online Program […] more »