Sorrow at the loss of Craig Gandy

07/14/2014 - 1:04pm
channelAustin staff expresses its deepest sorrow at the loss of Craig Gandy who passed away on July 9. Craig and the Gandys have been very active channelAustin mediaArtists for many years. Staff offers its condolences to Craig's wife, Mauri, the Gandy family, and all of Craig's friends and supporters. Mauri and her children plan a celebration of Craig's life during their show JCI Live Austin this Thursday, July 17th at 8:00 PM time on channel 11.

48 Hour Film Project

06/18/2014 - 4:21pm
  Ready… Set… Shoot! The 48 Hour Film Festival is quickly approaching and the iYouth Media Institute is ready for the 'A-Team' to compete against some of Austin's most enthusiastic filmmakers. See what movie making on a time crunch is all about and join our youth team (ages 12-18) for this super exciting event.

Filmmaking Boot Camp

06/13/2014 - 10:10am
Check out all 6 films from the 2014 Filmmakers Boot Camp including the $1000 Grand Prize winning film by the Slate Society.

channelAustin Hired by eBay!

05/22/2014 - 2:37pm
channelAustin's 78702 media has been hired again by eBay's Small Business Challenge for Nonprofits to provide production services for their training. 

Public Access Still Relevant

05/22/2014 - 1:16pm
A research paper on public access television published in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media has concluded that public access is still relevant. The audience analysis, which was based on survey data gathered by the City of Austin and the University of Texas, found that "despite major innovations in digital and mobile media, traditional PEG channels remain a highly relevant source of information." The study specifically demonstrated that "public access television remains relevant to underprivileged populations," that "public access television has not been eclipsed by online content sharing platforms," and that "compared to non-viewers, viewers of public access channels have significantly more social capital."  >> Read the complete article << Wenhong, Chen, Marcus Funk, Joseph D. Straubhaar & Jeremiah Spence (2013) Still Relevant? An Audience Analysis of Public Government Access Channels, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 57:3, 283-281

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