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mass media in a changing world is a 2008 drama brickfilm by Jeremy Markowitz. It is about a man who is being affected by focusing a fearmongering media cycle.[1] It is set to the song "Everything's Not Lost" by Coldplay. It was Markowitz's first brickfilm since 2005, and it was made in a week and a half.[2]

Plot Edit

Amid stormy weather, a man wakes up in his house. He turns on the TV and gets caught up in the media cycle, flipping between news channels reporting on bleak topics such as terrorism, global flu pandemic and recession. He heads to his computer and reads the online news about the same type of topics. He checks a newspaper, which is similarly dismal.

The man opens a cupboard door where his gun sits. He looks at the gun, but then looks at a picture of himself outside with his parents, and begins to smile. The weather outside starts to clear up.[1]

Crew Edit

  • Jeremy Markowitz - Director
  • Howard Markowitz - Special thanks
  • John Curran - Special thanks

Awards Edit

Year Competition Category Result
2008 Kent State University Black Squirrel Flix Fest n/a First place
40th Annual MCA-I Media Festival Golden Reel Award - Student category First place[3]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 mass media in a changing world on YouTube
  2. Directory listing archive
  3. Report on award wins

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