Joe Posner | Fire-Works & Co. Sound and image to light and ignite jposner@gmail.com

    Many Rivers To Cross

    Many Rivers To Cross

    Contributed animation to the new 6-hour Henry Louis Gates mini-series at Oakes.

    Op-Vid: Clip Reel

    Op-Vid: Clip Reel

    A quick tour of our Op-Vid series for Newsweek & The Daily Beast, a 2013 National Magazine Award finalist (the 47% video definitely did deserve to win).

    Data Docs

    Data Docs

    Throughout 2013, collaborators Lam Thuy Vo, Susan E. McGregor and I have been at work at a new framework for interactive video, extending on Mozilla’s popcorn.js library. We call it Data Docs, short for Data-Driven Documentaries. We invented this and made a very rough draft of the idea at the POV Hackathon. Since then, the [...]

    Brown University MOOC Promos

    Brown University MOOC Promos

    Massively Open Online Courses are all the rage. We were honored to create these three opening salvos for our alma mater’s first foray into the field.

    Dan Klaidman: How Obama Learned To Kill

    Dan Klaidman: How Obama Learned To Kill

    Klaidman’s provocative position on the new and quite unsettling weapon of war: drone strikes.

    Interview with the Robot

    Interview with the Robot

    The two newest Fire-Works videos were commissioned by Marketplace for their weeklong series “A Robot Ate My Job,” and are two completely different approaches to that same question! Ian McAlpin, who has been shooting all of the Op-Videos, and I collaborated throughout the piece. We’re proud! Enjoy.

    Invisible Robota

    Invisible Robota

    The two newest Fire-Works videos were commissioned by Marketplace for their weeklong series “A Robot Ate My Job,” and are two completely different approaches to that same question! This is the first, and we hope you enjoy. A special thanks goes out to Davin Kuntze and Woodside Press for taking the time to let us [...]