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It's been awhile Medicinefilmers, We Need your Help

Hello friend of MedicineFilms,

It's Zac here. I am thrilled to announce my new company Mediatronica has been nominated for a Webby Award this year for "Best Use of Interactive Video"! Mediatronica is a company I co-founded 3 years ago with fellow artists and technologists Eli Chapman and Greg Deocampo. Since then we've created a lot of great projects and executed many successful web campaigns with our brilliant team which includes Eric Fino, Michael Sullivan and MedicineFilms founding member Maigin Blank. For more info about Mediatronica and our work check out:

http://mediatronica.com

Video on the web has changed a lot in the past few years. I remember the early days of MedicineFilms and the times of me having to convince people that sharing your homemade videos online was a good idea. Now 5 years later and dozens of other web video services' success stories (sites that I will not name but you know who you are) that outshined MF, I am proud to be a part of what I think has a lot of potential in the face of "Interactive Video" on the web.

Today, I am sending out this message as a plea to support homegrown video and organic web innovations. So I urge you to watch this screencast walkthrough I made to demonstrate the Webby's voting process.

http://www.medicinefilms.com/pill/194692

And finally, MedicineFilms itself is still open for service! Although the initial first few waves of now legendary MF communities have dissipated, the spark is still there for us to create and share our lives through video in a unique way on this thing we call the Internet!

Voting ends tomorrow April 30th at midnight EST, so please don't wait!

Thanks for all of your support,
Zac

Wednesday Apr 29, 2009 7:10 PM from zac

Jared Whitham Paints NYC Red

Hello folks!

Jared Whitham has returned to MF to share his NYC stories with you!!

Did he meet the big time television producer who will make him the next Jay Leno?

Did he meet Andy Warhol's ghost in the Guggenheim?

Find out here!!! -----> http://www.medicinefilms.com/loves/jared/

And dont forget to have a wonderful afternoon! Love you, Medfilms

Tuesday Jul 31, 2007 12:49 PM from maigin

Merry Christmas From MedicineFilms!

Hello Everyone!

Thanks for another great year of MedicineFilms!

Here is a sweet holiday spirit video from the Gainesville Crew!

http://www.medicinefilms.com/digs/188073/

Also look out for a new and improved MedicineFilms coming for the New Year!

Be safe and have fun!

- Zac Davis

Monday Dec 25, 2006 2:16 PM from zac

Maigin Blank's Music Video Contest!

Hello Everyone!

This month http://www.medicinefilms.com is hosting founding member Maigin Blank's Music Video Contest! Make a music video using one of her songs found here: http://www.medicinefilms.com/loves/maiginblank . The contest starts today (September 8th) and ends October 8th. The contest winner will receive a $100 prize!

For more details and video submissions go here:
http://www.medicinefilms.com/does/221

Let's get it started in here!

Keep on rockin' it,
Zac

Friday Sep 08, 2006 7:59 PM from zac

Porn Fix

Lo Everyone,

A lot of users have been complaining about the issue of porn appearing on medicinefilms. In order to resolve this issue we have created an option in your edit profile page where you can select to view adult content to either on or off.

As of now everyone’s adult content option set to no.

If you choose to set the option to yes you are agreeing that you are at least 18 years of age, and you are agreeing that you are comfortable with viewing adult content throughout the site.

Please note that when uploading a movie you will be asked if your movie contains adult content or not and that you are responsible for appropriately labeling this section for all adult related movies.

Failure to in properly label movies with adult content will be subject to deletion.

Please contact me (Wendy) if you see any issues where content is or is not being displayed correctly, or if you have any ideas that you feel would help in this area!

Cheers!

-Wendy

P.S. Sorry Gainville peeps might see this news item twice!

Wednesday Aug 30, 2006 9:43 AM from wendy

Surprise Visit To Gainesville, FL!

Hello Everyone,

Happy Memorial Day!
Come make some more memories tonight (5/29/06) at the Shamrock Pub @ 10:00PM! Made famous by the Tom Miller Show! I will be there participating in show and playing some crazy vids, as well as Jared Whitham and Frog and other local favorites!

Check this classic clip shot at the shamrock:
http://www.medicinefilms.com/digs/183346/

Shamrock Pub
10th St and University Ave (Next to the C&C)
Gainesville, FL

Hope to you there!
-Zac Davis

Monday May 29, 2006 1:02 PM from zac

Special Announcement: Please Read

March 23, 2006, founding member Jared Whitham was injured in a serious car accident on I-75 heading from Gainesville to Venice, FL. He is OK but lucky to be alive. Jared is in Intensive Care at St Joseph's Hospital in Tampa. He has suffered from a cracked pelvis, hip, ribs and a broken collar bone. The Mirage Camper vehicle he drove was destroyed.

I have set up a Jared Whitham Get Well Soon Donation Fund to help Jared during this time of crisis cover medical bills.

Please make a donation here with this link


For more details click here!

Thank you,
Zac Davis

Tuesday Mar 28, 2006 9:04 PM from zac

Focus on you

Great new updates on the site! Due to the great amount of traffic, we have gotten our own dedicated server! This means we are hosting ourselves! Thanks guys.

So we can do more fun things like generate thumbnails for your movies automatically! This is really handy and a big time saver.

Better video search. The tag keywords on your movies help people search and watch them. Tagging your movies brings them into a larger context and connects your movie with others. Update your tags and see.

Try the new How about _____? link. Click on the random tag on the now page then click the Play All link to see your tags in action.

Also we are evolving the design on the site. More emphasis on your stuff. Your movies and your photos! Give us your feedback.

You make it happen!
-Zac

Wednesday Sep 28, 2005 1:43 AM from zac

Dropping the Medicine!

MedicineFilms has upgraded the Premium Membership package. Now the maximum file upload size is 50M! Also, the MedicineDropper is complete. You can drop your MedicineFilms onto your own blog or website with a simple copy and paste of code we provide for you.

Click here for more details on the package:
http://www.medicinefilms.com/index.php?pg=upgrade

Traffic is exploding! This month we are getting the most visitors we have ever received. That means we are using more bandwidth then ever - so please help support our site by visiting our sponsors.

Also check out the great movies we and our new friends made on the MedicineFilms Tour here:
http://www.medicinefilms.com/assignments.php?action=view&assignment_id=124

Finally, the new iTunes 4.9 supports Podcasting. This means you can subscribe the MedicineFeed and MedicineFilms will play right in your iTunes. Check out this video showing you how to do it!
http://www.medicinefilms.com/player.php?clip_id=183185

Thanks for everything guys!

-Zac

Thursday Jul 21, 2005 10:33 AM from zac

MedicineFilms Happening: Pittsburgh

We are here one day only: Independence Day.

Come spend your 4th of July with us at the Dreaming Ant video store in Pittsburgh.

Michelle and I will be set up from 4pm on in the store for anyone to come out and participate.

Address:
Dreaming Ant
4525 Liberty Avenue
Bloomfield, PA

Directions:
via mapquest

For more info about Dreaming Ant check out
http://www.dreamingant.com/

Represent Pittsburgh!

-Zac
http://www.medicinefilms.com/blog.php?action=view&blog_id=488&author_id=1

Monday Jul 04, 2005 1:28 AM from zac

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