In preparation for the Mozilla Foundation All-Hands this week in Toronto, we were asked to make a video explaining what we’re working on. The goal was both to produce a snappy, visual artifact and to play around with Popcorn Maker, a web authoring tool for interaction.
We had a lot of fun producing the video: we found a good iPhone app, iTime-Lapse, to take the pics, and thanks to Tom from Betahaus/Open Design City, we drilled together a tripod to hold the phone above our scene. Then, after a scavenger hunt to find all the props, we shot the video.
(Score! That’s the first time I’ve used the < video > tag on my blog.)
I hope to keep hacking on a Popcorn-ified version of the video over the coming weeks, plus the next iteration of the event menu, thanks to a lot of great feedback from the Mozilla community.
A huge thanks to Anna Lena for all the help and to Betahaus’ Open Design City for all the gear and the create, inspiring environment.