Questions of Practice: Louis Massiah on Technology and Storytelling
30 Mar 2015
How are changes in technology changing the way artists tell stories? Scribe Video Center director Louis Massiah answers by talking about the ways in which the wealth of visual information new technologies offer has opened doors to non-linear storytelling in film.
Louis Massiah is a documentary filmmaker, and the founder and director of Philadelphia’s Scribe Video Center. He is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, two Rockefeller/Tribeca Fellowships, and a 1994 Pew Fellowship. His recent work with Scribe includes the Center-funded The Great Migration, an oral history multimedia project that explores the Great Migration’s impact on the culture and makeup of Philadelphia.