|02.03. / Friday, 18:00 - 20:00 Theatre 4|
A very timely 'Facebook Follies' takes a look at the unexpected consequences of people sharing their personal information on social media. Viewers meet people who lost their jobs, their marriages, their dignity, or who even ended up in jail - all because of their own or someone else's Facebook posting. To give a broader context to the events, these stories are inter-cut with reflections from experts in the areas of social change, internet security and contemporary media.
Geoff D’Eon is an award-winning veteran of television and event production, with extensive experience as a journalist, producer, writer, director and executive producer. Geoff has an M.A. from Cambridge University, and a Bachelor of Journalism from Kings College Halifax. In his 25 year career with the CBC, Geoff’s work was recognized with twelve Gemini wins, an International Emmy nomination, three Atlantic Journalism Awards, and dozens of regional and national news awards. In November 2008, Geoff launched his Halifax-based company Pilot Light Productions and continues to do the work he enjoys, as a producer and director. He currently sits on the Board of the Atlantic Film Festival, and is a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
FACEBOOK FOLLIES: THE UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA
2011, 52', color, video
Asif Ilyas, Shehab Ilyas
Tell Tale Productions
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