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Across the world, artists, tech founders, non-profits, VCs and more are working at the advent of live digital performances, events and experiences. They’re disparate and brilliant innovators re-defining how people get together and inventing a radically accessible future. Welcome to The Get Together, our weekly meeting place to trade tips, ask big questions, discover collaborations and inspire new ideas. Join theatre creator & technologist Jess Ryan, tech and media startup vet Joe White and producer Lucie Kirk each week to be part of the community that’s pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the live digital landscape.

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Across the world, artists, tech founders, non-profits, VCs and more are working at the advent of live digital performances, events and experiences. They’re disparate and brilliant innovators re-defining how people get together and inventing a radically accessible future. Welcome to The Get Together, our weekly meeting place to trade tips, ask big questions, discover collaborations and inspire new ideas. Join theatre creator & technologist Jess Ryan, tech and media startup vet Joe White and producer Lucie Kirk each week to be part of the community that’s pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the live digital landscape.

    Tales From the Vault

    Tales From the Vault

    Every once in a while, we peel the curtain back on how we pulled off our favorite Live Digital experiences - the gear, the setup, the strategy and the glory. Back in January, we were tasked with plugging a livestream into the existing plan for a video capture of a weekend retreat for an association and it was a really cool success. We figured out how to add the livestream without creating too much of a rumpus with the existing A/V teams, we put together a really interesting engagement strategy for the digital audience and we began developing an ongoing livestream strategy for the association. In today’s episode, we’re giving you the blueprint for your own livestreaming success!


    Links
    All Together Now Newsletter
    https://www.amazon.com/Trust-Exercise-Novel-Susan-Choi/dp/1250309883


    ATEM Mini
    https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/atemmini


    Dance Studio Owners Association
    https://dsoa.com/


    PVP
    https://renewedvision.com/provideoplayer/=


    John Stewart Mark Twain Prize Acceptance Speech
    https://youtu.be/4QzUu78IXU4




    🎙This podcast is brought to you by


    Broadway Unlocked | @BroadwayUnlocked
    www.Broadwayunlocked.com


    👥 Hosts


    Jessica Ryan | @JessicaRyanNYLA


    Joe White | @MeetJoeWhite

    • 48 min
    What is the Steppyness of It?

    What is the Steppyness of It?

    The world is a changin’ and we’re noticing a really interesting shift from customer to community in our Live Digital Work. All Together Now 1.0 had customers who want an event that our Live Digital delivers, All Together Now 2.0 saw us creating Live Digital experiences that execute the events and that generate marketing yummyness that can be used to grow who comes to future events. All Together Now 3.0 is the next logical step - we’re building strategies to engage communities who love brands – and, of course, those strategies yield events and marketing.


    In order to better understand and define this future, we’re taking it all the way back to Internet 1.0, message boards and flat websites as we track the history of how we interact on the internet.


    We also spend a stupid amount of time on the Meisner method of acting training, the brilliance of this season of Barry and Magic the Gathering. We were feeling spicy. 🤷🏼‍♀️


    Links
    Trust Excercise by Susan Choi
    https://www.amazon.com/Trust-Exercise-Novel-Susan-Choi/dp/1250309883


    Barry Season Finale
    https://thestreamable.com/news/how-to-watch-barry-season-3-finale-on-on-apple-tv-roku-fire-tv-and-mobile


    Daphne Hoppenot & The Vendry
    https://thevendry.com/


    The History of Casper Mattress
    https://fortune.com/2017/08/23/casper-mattress-philip-krim/


    The History of Red Bull
    https://www.mashed.com/65507/untold-truth-red-bull/


    Halipe Beach
    https://www.hawaiilife.com/blog/hiking-halape-beach/


    This week’s Get Together Live
    TikTok Takes Over the Fringe
    https://youtu.be/r2Q4NMgzfuk




    🎙This podcast is brought to you by


    Broadway Unlocked | @BroadwayUnlocked
    www.Broadwayunlocked.com


    👥 Hosts


    Jessica Ryan | @JessicaRyanNYLA


    Joe White | @MeetJoeWhite

    • 46 min
    Platform Smackdown!!

    Platform Smackdown!!

    From Whova, to Zoom, to Maestro to Vimeo to Socio, Hopin, Disco, Bevy and back again, who has as much incredibly useful and unbelievably silly information about the platforms we use for Live Digital than us? NO ONE we tell you! We know more than one person who’s come to us with their eyes crossed, trying to figure out what platform to use for their live digital experiences, so today we’re breaking down a few of them just for you.


    (insert airhorn here)


    Category is:



    The Good
    The Bad
    The Ugly
    When to Use It
    How to Make It Worth it
    When to Level Up


    And this special treat:
    PS, Don’t Be a Dummy Like Us


    We’ll take you through three of the platforms we use most at All Together Now: Zoom, Maestro and Hopin. If you have another platform you’re considering using, chances are we know it, so feel free to reach out about our platform consulting. And as ever, let us know if this helps!


    Links
    Attend Our Next Show - Tonight!
    Smithsonian Magazine - The Golden Age of Pirates
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-golden-age-of-pirates-tickets-353890484967?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_content=follow_notification&utm_campaign=following_published_event&utm_term=The+Golden+Age+of+Pirates&aff=ebemoffollowpublishemail


    This week’s Get Together Live
    The Schmonies
    https://youtu.be/huMl9SOaQ_A




    🎙This podcast is brought to you by


    Broadway Unlocked | @BroadwayUnlocked
    www.Broadwayunlocked.com


    👥 Hosts


    Jessica Ryan | @JessicaRyanNYLA


    Joe White | @MeetJoeWhite

    • 50 min
    Make Your Content Count

    Make Your Content Count

    Try to say that three times fast! The big question on our minds this week is how to tame the content machine we’ve become. It’s not a big surprise that we pump out content at a massive clip, given Jess’s background and history – but we’re always working to make sure it’s tied to tangible business outcomes. We’re offering up The Get Together Live as tribute and we hope this convo helps you look at your content strategy a little differently. We track how TGT Live came to be, what we think the opportunity is at hand, how we measure the potential market we could capture (partially as a result of that content) and what next steps are on the board if we feel good about chasing that business in the short, medium and long term.


    And..lest you start thinking this is a super serious and businessy episode, we also hit these other select topics:



    Late Stage Capitalism
    Artists as Oracles
    Six Degrees of Extremist Kevin Bacon
    The Soft and C**t Category in Ballroom


    Don't @ us, we were feeling weird 😂


    Links
    Attend Our Next Show!
    Smithsonian Magazine - The Golden Age of Pirates
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-golden-age-of-pirates-tickets-353890484967?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_content=follow_notification&utm_campaign=following_published_event&utm_term=The+Golden+Age+of+Pirates&aff=ebemoffollowpublishemail


    Last week’s Get Together Live
    More Strange Loop Please
    https://youtu.be/bhwvRcqMack




    🎙This podcast is brought to you by


    Broadway Unlocked | @BroadwayUnlocked
    www.Broadwayunlocked.com


    👥 Hosts


    Jessica Ryan | @JessicaRyanNYLA


    Joe White | @MeetJoeWhite

    • 38 min
    The Terrible Twos

    The Terrible Twos

    We made it through our sophomore year as of this week, so it’s a happy birthday episode! Historically, sophomore year is challenging for new companies and we definitely felt that pain so we decided to talk about the good, bad and the ugly of Year 2. We survived more than a few shifts in customer behavior this year coming out of the pandemic so our conversation swung pretty wildly from feelings to macroeconomics to each of our top three highest highs across the past year.. Feels pretty on-brand for this pod 😂


    Links


    Attend Our Next Show!
    Smithsonian Magazine - The Golden Age of Pirates
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-golden-age-of-pirates-tickets-353890484967?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_content=follow_notification&utm_campaign=following_published_event&utm_term=The+Golden+Age+of+Pirates&aff=ebemoffollowpublishemail


    _Last week’s Get Together Live_c
    Miscast22 Extended!
    https://youtu.be/UpVz-ynVDtY




    🎙This podcast is brought to you by


    Broadway Unlocked | @BroadwayUnlocked
    www.Broadwayunlocked.com


    👥 Hosts


    Jessica Ryan | @JessicaRyanNYLA


    Joe White | @MeetJoeWhite

    • 47 min
    Two Dudes Talking

    Two Dudes Talking

    Hybrid is the topic de jour, and specifically we're wondering if it’s a useless word given there’s no real definition and seems to cause more confusion than it helps. Jess was invited to speak on a panel last week about the State of Hybrid events and inspired by that talk, she and Joe are really digging into their beforetimes definition and how that’s changed across the past two years. We’ve seen so many cool, weird, wildly specific takes on a hybrid event/show in our work, this was a ton of fun to break down.


    Links
    Virtual Miscast Tickets - Extended til 5/28!
    https://hopin.com/events/miscast22/registration


    Last week’s Get Together Live
    B*tch, We’ve Been Here!
    https://youtu.be/t68P9Wf5E_Q


    Hopin’s XC Global Summit
    https://lnkd.in/gKh3bKvM




    🎙This podcast is brought to you by


    Broadway Unlocked | @BroadwayUnlocked
    www.Broadwayunlocked.com


    👥 Hosts


    Jessica Ryan | @JessicaRyanNYLA


    Joe White | @MeetJoeWhite

    • 27 min

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