Hyperlocal | The Big Picture, with Sean Embury & Steve Lindenberg
* This is a guest post from NFB Interactive producer Jennifer Moss.
Sean Embury is a digital media guru who runs his own company, Fulscrn. He recently teamed up with us here at the NFB’s Digital Studio to create Hyperlocal, an exciting series of interactive projects based on stories of local change. We faced a considerable challenge: making 5 fully functioning interactive pieces in 6 weeks. If you know anything about programming (or about making art in a government agency), you’ll understand why Sean promptly reached out to talented programmer Steve Lindenberg for help.
There were some tense moments—but the boys got the job done on time. I caught up with them at the NFB offices in Vancouver a few days after crunch time.
I asked Steve what he thinks the biggest challenge is in creating interactive work: