Trio is a smartphone app for making multimedia mashups. The app comes from the makers of Meograph and is available for free download in the Apple app store. Trio lets you combine your own photos and videos with existing content such as animated GIFs and Vine videos. You can easily add text, voiceover and songs to your creations and then share them with your social media networks.

The simplicity of this rich media production tool makes it an intriguing platform for innovative visual communication. To get started with Trio, download and install it on your device and then follow along with the video below.

Create Media Mashups with Trio 22 December,2015Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

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Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

Gabriel Peters-Lazaro researches, designs and produces digital media for innovative learning. He is the media design lead and an instructor in the Media Arts + Practice Division of the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. He is a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Media Activism and Participatory Politics (MAPP) project and is currently working to develop participatory media resources and curricula to support new forms of civic education and engagement for young people. In 2009, he helped create The Junior AV Club, an ongoing project that explores mindful media making and sharing as powerful practices of early childhood learning. As instructor of IML 500 – Digital Media Tools and Tactics, he helps graduate students from across the University harness the powers of video and new media as research tools to support their scholarly pursuits. He received his B.A. in Film Studies from UC Berkeley, completed his M.F.A in Film Directing and Production at UCLA and is a Ph.D. candidate in Media Arts + Practice. He is also an avid surfer.

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