AMP Blog: Detroit Future Media

Jenny Lee presents the "City As Ecosystem"

DFM3 Orientation Explores the Purpose of Media and Technology

Detroit Future Media launched it’s third round of community media trainings (DFM3), with an orientation for new students on January 15th and 16th. The DFM3 class of 55 Detroiters represent a variety of communities, experiences, neighborhoods and identities throughout the city.

The Class of DFM3

DFM3 Launches!

Welcome DFM Class of 2013!

Detroit Future Media, a program offered by Allied Media Projects, has launched it's third year of media-based community organizing workshops in Detroit. Fifty-five participants were selected out of dozens of applications to develop Major Media Projects that will investigate a problem or set of problems, explore holistic solutions and foster transformative relationships in the process.

Twitter Training at Detroit Future Celebration Discotech. Photo by Piper Carter.

Report-back video, media showcase, and opening remarks from the Detroit Future Celebration

Last Saturday, we hosted an event celebrating two years of building a digital justice movement in Detroit through our two-year federal Broadband Technology Opportunities Fund grant. The Detroit Future Celebration was attended by more than 150 and featured a community report-back back followed by a DiscoTech (Discovering Technology) fair.

Check out below our report-back slideshow video, "Prezi" media showcase, and AMP Co-Director Jenny Lee's opening remarks from the event.

Participants in the last round of Detroit Future Media

Detroit Future Media - Deadline to Apply, Dec 9

Detroit Future Media 2013 begins!

This will be the third round of Detroit Future Media. In this cycle, our goal is to deepen the relationships and skills that have grown through the Detroit Future networks over the past two years.  

AMP Wraps Up First DFM Apprenticeship Program

Allied Media Projects recently completed its first ever Detroit Future Media (DFM) Apprenticeship Program, partnering eight digital media artists with local businesses and community organizations for a Summer-long knowledge exchange. The program provided a critical link between the classroom experiences of Detroit Future Media workshops and real-world application in Detroit's emerging media economy.