Archive for the 'Filmmaking' Category

The Immediates are coming!

Saturday, May 14th, 2005

Yes. The interactive superheroes, better known as the Immediates, are descending on Amman in a few days. They are here for Immedia:05, Jordan’s Internet and Mobile Media conference, organized by MediaScope with branding and design by SYNTAX.

By the way I am delivering two presentations during the conference on designing customer centric web sites and digital/online […]

Will Commodore be back?

Wednesday, January 5th, 2005

Now here’s a piece of news for you old computer geezers out there. A company with the strange name of Yeahronimo (an online entertainment company) has just announced that it has acquired the Commodore brand name for almost US$ 32 Million. It seems they want to ‘do something with it’.

Wow, Commodore! Sure brings back memories. […]

Remember that flying robot?

Friday, November 12th, 2004

MEDIA | When today’s 30-something’s go nostalgic, they go online and dig. Ahmad Humeid does his own digital shovelling

The other day I had one of the strangest business meeting. Stuck in a typical Ramadan traffic jam in Amman, I arrived 20 minutes late for my appointment at my client’s office. But instead of rushing […]

SYNTAX brands and participates in Immedia:04

Thursday, March 25th, 2004

Over the last few weeks we have be totally busy working with our friend Zeid Nasser at MediaScope to set up immedia:04, Jordan’s first internet and mobile media conference. Our team came up with the name ‘immedia’ and the tagline ‘are you ready for generation immediate?’. The conference was targeted at Jordan’s advertsing agencies and […]

Digital Filmmakers of Amman: Unite!

Wednesday, May 28th, 2003

In the past, filmmakers needed heavy cameras, expensive film stock and huge budgets for editing, production and distribution. If your name is Spielberg, the aforementioned description still applies to you. But for aspiring filmmakers, changes in video and computer technology are making it possible to experiment with making movies without having Hollywood budgets (or without […]