Media Lab Posts

How Viral Marketing Launched a Successful Startup: REP Interactive

October 22nd, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Repost from Hub LA Member CreatorUp’s Blog. See the original post here. Mike Tringe, Founder of CreatorUp, wrote this blog post after a JuiceUp morning on October 10. JuiceUps are our twice-monthly (every second and fourth Friday) power breakfast and networking event featuring successful entrepreneurs providing insight to their best practices, experiences, and social missions. CreatorUp co-hosts JuiceUps with Hub LA. On October 10, Mike Tringe moderated a Q&A and interview with Steve Gatena, founder […] Read More

Chris Cherrie Brings Canadian Wisdom & Design Prowess to GLBT Sex Education

May 28th, 2014 – Posted by Helen Grossman
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Chris Cherrie works at verynice, a design and branding consultancy based out of Hub LA’s Media Lab. He may be young, but he’s driven. And Canadian. He founded Fraternize, an educational site for men to share experiences, knowledge, and questions about sexuality, dating, and sex. He’s broadening access to information about sex and gay culture that’s not taught in mainstream classrooms but is increasingly necessary given the prevalence of dating apps. You’re a wunderkind working […] Read More

Hub LA Lens Brings Social Issues to the Big Screen

May 13th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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HUB LA LENS: FILMING THE ISSUES New Screening Series Brings Social Good to the Big Screen In between your trips this summer to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to catch a classic flick at Cinespia, stop by Hub LA for our new social good screening series, Hub LA Lens: Filming the Issues. Each month, Hub LA will screen a film that takes on a pressing social issue. Following each screening, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss […] Read More

“Silent Waves” Photo Exhibit Makes a Splash at Hub LA & Red Pipe Gallery

April 1st, 2014 – Posted by Helen Grossman
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Photo lovers, beach visitors, social enterprise supporters: be sure to visit Hub LA and Red Pipe’s photography exhibition “Silent Waves” between April 5 and April 19! Douglas I. Busch is a renowned photographer whose work has appeared at the Getty Museum, LACMA, the Santa Monica Museum of Art, among others. In this new exhibition, he explores light, color, and form through the digital medium - a marked transition for the artist who had previously been […] Read More

NEW: Media Lab Office Hours for Members!

February 17th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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In addition to the suite of Hub LA member office hours we announced in January, we’ve added new opportunities in conjunction with the Hub LA Media Lab. These new Office Hours offer consultations for creative members who need business advice on their films or projects, as well as opportunities for other Hub LA members to seek creative consultations from our Media Lab members. New February Hub LA Office Hours Film Financing and Distribution, hosted by […] Read More

Skateboarding Documentary “I am Thalente” Brings Two Hub LA Members Together

January 2nd, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Move over Tony Hawk. There’s a new skateboarding talent in town: Thalente. Thalente Biyela’s inspiring narrative is one that makes his skateboarding talent even more remarkable. The South African teenager was homeless since the age of nine. He was illiterate. He posted a video online asking for skateboarding sponsors. The video went viral. He moved to California and, through the support of pro-skater Kenny Anderson, became internationally recognized in the pro-skateboarding world. Then there’s Natalie […] Read More