ProductionNext groups are collaboration spaces for the members of organizations with some real-world connection — geography, events, businesses, events, interests, whatever. They provide many of the things you'd expect of any group-related service, like threaded discussions, event announcements, and document storage and distribution.
But what we think is different, and important, is the ability of our groups to let members share their own work with the members of the organization with very little extra effort. From your account in ProductionNext, you can post and share your project and personal profiles, videos, journal entries, questions, and classifieds: they'll appear directly in the group's space, where other group members can find and interact with them. (All with complete security and privacy controls, of course.)
Groups are a new thing for us, but we think they're a great new way to support our — and your — interest in reaching out from your individual projects to the film and video community as a whole. These are early days for groups, and we expect them to evolve in response to your thoughts and suggestions. So, please, let us know what you think about groups, and help us make them better!
Also: If you have an idea for a group that we're not currently covering, please get in touch and tell us about it!