72 hours in New York in my mind’s movie pictures

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I was in NY for 3 days presenting at a university on Reinvent TV. Armed with a go pro, googleglass and my D5 I took these pictures.

I have annotated them with film themes, to give them connotative meaning. I wonder which one you think works?

David @viewmagazine

THE CONNECTION

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A film in which Gary Stones, an Internet Engineer has five hours to find a hacker, otherwise his account and anyone connected with him will be wiped clean. He’s tracked the hacker to a building opposite him.

THE MESSAGE

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A young actress must steady her nerves to deliver a presentation to the UN amid threats from trolls they’ll release personal pictures of her on the Net.

FINDING JENNY

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Jenny moves to New York to find fame and fortune, but the inevitable pace of the big apple induces a crisis, which can only be solved by finding herself literally — as she is bipolar.

7.49 am

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Stanley’s faustian pact is not going to plan. A year ago, he was given $10,000 on the proviso he would stand in the road for 20 seconds at exactly 7.49 am.

SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE

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This is where it all happened in the 1970s. Leroy, a successful music producer traces the seeds of a track by Spanky Wilson, that defined an era.

THE DAY TODAY

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Today Jimmy Fallow will make the biggest spread bet on the exchange. Thousands of miles away it will start a chain reaction in a property crash. Then Jimmy develops a conscious.

WE ARE SOCIAL

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Maria plans a social experiment to show he has more diverse friends in the real world than the virtual — even though she is a virtually made up.

ZERO SUM

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Manhattan overnight disappears. Where have all the residents gone?

DRAW

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A traffic cop seeks a career in Westerns, but has to prove to movie bosses she can draw her side arm in record time

LOST

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When the phones go down, the Internet goes down, how do people meet up with each other, when they’ve never met before.

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Top Writer & Creative Technologist, Int. Award Winner. Cinemajournalist. Cardiff Uni @jomec. PhD (Dublin). Visiting Prof UBC, Ex BBC/C4News. Apple profiled.

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