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Independent video games are going through something of an Enlightenment period with the propagation of free development platforms, starter kits and online marketplace happily stocking up on the latest titles assembled in basements, garages and coffee shops. The time is right for this emerging medium that brings together graphic design, music, storytelling and interactivity in a world hungry for new content, interaction and storytelling forms.

In this very special edition of the KeramCast, host Keram Malicki-Sanchez interviews Psychic Bunny founder Jesse Vigil and Indiecade director Sam Roberts about the history, present, and future of indie games, their new video game label The Singularity (also working with Indiecade festival chair Celia Pearce) and what amazing things lay ahead.

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Hello dear friends, while we have been busy relocating our podcast studio to its swanky new location in Hollywood, California, co-host Aimee Lynn Chadwick has been busy shooting with Christian Slater! Tonight you can see what Aimee does for a real living on Jerry Bruckheimer’s new crime drama The Forgotten on ABC at 10PM.

We hope you enjoy it and would love to hear your thoughts. We also look forward to bringing you hot new episodes of the KeramCast as soon as we get all these machines plugged back in.

Sincerely,

Keram Malicki-Sanchez

Chinese skycraperIn this very special one hour episode, Keram interviews his own flesh-and-blood sister Vanessa on a stopover to Los Angeles during the course of an amazing journey that has taken her from a four-day trek along the Inca Trail to the ancient and magical cloud city of Machu Pichu in Peru to the polluted and technologically advanced cities of the Canton province in China and its wonders untold for a series of tech conventions.

Keram and co-host Aimee Lynn Chadwick hear from Vanessa about unlocking the codes of textiles from one region of the world to another, how the loom is the precursor to the laptop, the critical differences between natural and synthetic fibers and dyes, the lake of floating islands in Peru powered by solar panels, the latest subversive street art  from Hong Kong and China, the semiotics of fashion and so much more.

Join the KeramCast on this amazing voyage of discovery and insight.

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Dear friends of the KeramCast – while we assemble the next episode of KC, I wanted to mention that a film I worked on in 2007 – Marvel Comics’ Punisher: War Zone is out this week via a 2-disc standard DVD and Blu-Ray set. Look for it at your local DVD seller. I loved the film and am proud of what everyone accomplished. If you didn’t get a chance to see it in theaters, treat yourself to a whole lot of fun, and release that pent up rage through it, vicariously.

Also, I invite you to call the KeramCast at our LA studios on (310) 929-7268 and leave your stories about dealing with anxiety. If you do not suffer from an anxiety disorder, you are off the hook. But if you are just shy or nervous talking about it, believe me, you are not alone. We will keep all callers anonymous unless you want us to use your first name and location. We are building a life-changing episode for you based on years of experience with this.

Finally, I want to let you know we are hard at work finishing my new album Come To Life and hope to have it ready for the world by Fall 2009; it takes so much to make a record and even though we live in a fast-consuming and discarding society, the actual manifestation of a vision is formidable. You can purchase/download my acoustic album “Box” at http://cdbaby.com/cd/keram or http://keramsongs.com

Thank you for being a listener and subscriber of the podcast and we look forward to sharing new adventures with you soon!

Keram and crew.

video cameraKeram essentially gives a 45 minute lecture on how to shoot high-quality video, distribute, market, monetize and succeed at making professional, broadcast quality home movies.  He also discusses viral videos, how to run your own internet based 24 hour TV station, hit Webisodic “The Guild”, aspect ratios, the best HD cameras for under a thousand bucks and much more.  Can you believe it is both free and ad free?  He is joined by co-host Aimee Lynn Chadwick.  Too good to be true.

Links referenced in this podcast include:

UPDATES: Mogulus, mentioned in this episode, has since evolved into Livestream – a site that has since offered live broadcasts of the Oscars behind-the-scenes and exclusive Presidential campaign videos!  Also Revver.com seems to have since gone AWOL.

YouTube has evolved radically, from adding new commercial rental services of select content) adding full HD support and raising its content cap to 2GB.  In the near future they will also add metadata for fully searchable video and audio.

At the time this episode was recorded, no one could have predicted the rise of DSLR cameras as the new film threat.  In the interim, Keram has launched 7DLabs.com – a site dedicated to shooting with so-called HDSLR cameras.

Despite these subsequent changes, the episode comprises a hearty discussion about what viral videos are, what elements appear to be consistent among them, and how to exploit new content with this in mind.

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