Media Burn 10th Anniversary Video Ball on September 28, 2014.
Footage of Media Burn’s Video Ball celebrating its 10 year anniversary shot by young videographers from Free Spirit Media.
0:00Copy video clip URL Nate Herman talks about the auction and introduces Sara Chapman.
1:34Copy video clip URL Sara thanks everyone who helped out wit the event and talks about how she became involved with the start of Media Burn.
6:29Copy video clip URL David Murray gives a speach about the importance of Media Burn, emphasizing that even when the tapes don’t seem immediately useful, they are still valuable. He mentions some videos he never would have seen without Media Burn. “It’s a collection of stuff that someone found compelling once and you might find compelling again, maybe today, maybe someday, maybe never. But it’s there when you need it, and it’s a worthy, worthy effort to make sure it stays there.”
11:53Copy video clip URL Judy Hoffman talks about the history of guerrila television. Media Burn has provided a space to allow these kinds of tapes to be seen globally.
17:25Copy video clip URL Roger Wallenstein says that Tom Weinberg “created reality TV—Chicago reality TV” and talks about the importance of preserving Chicago’s history for future generations.
22:25Copy video clip URL Cut to footage of the auction. They sell an original “Bob” from Image Union, a signed White Sox Jersey, two photos by Tom Palazzolo, a print by Tony Fitzpatrick, a week stay in Indio, CA, a print of a Bozo poster, a signed Minnie Minoso baseball, and a Media Burn tshirt.
41:00Copy video clip URL Justin Amolsch’s band starts playing. Audio crackles.