Mediabench Publishing

We create interactive multimedia books for mature readers with mature writers artists and composers who draw on lifetimes of work and experience to tell their stories and share their knowledge.

Oct 10 2014 Event - NEWS Light 2.0! Terry will be presenting her new interactive multimedia book series, along with some of the art and music from it at the Pasadena Central Library on Friday Oct 10, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm as part of Pasadena's Art Night. Free and Open to Public!
NEWS Light 2.0! Terry debuted Light 2.0 in a presentation sponsored by Adobe on June 19th. And another presentation to the students of Fremont College inn September. Thank you to all who came out for fun and successful evenings! Click here to go to information page.
MORE NEWS Light 2.0! Terry has a Facebook page now devoted to the creation of Light 2.0 as an iBook. Visit the page for news and updates about the trials and excitement of writing and publishing literature on the bleeding edge! Click here to go to Light 2.0 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Light2Point0

Our first book is Light 2.0 - the interactive multimedia enhancement of Terry Bailey's hit podcast novel, Light 1.0. Light 2.0 adds more animations, music, art - all created by Terry - it will include many chapters never published in the podcast. We are excited to announce that it will begin publication as an iBook in the Apple iBook Store soon - June 2014. Now also in production is a series of music education interactive multimedia books (more about them soon!)

Mediabench Interactive

Interactive Designer, Developer, Artist, Writer, Publisher, Innovator Terry Bailey, founder of Mediabench, a digital native, is a pioneer in interactive media. Terry has produced digital interactive media for entertainment companies, corporations, science and academic institutions for more than 20 years. Mediabench has provided interactive media design / development, digital branding / marketing / content strategy to corporate, science, entertainment and academic clients including The National Science Foundation, Iwerks Entertainment, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, Disney Imagineering and The Creative Artists Agency. Terry now consults in WEB and interactive media, and writes and publishes new media interactive books and podcasts. Terry is also an internationally exhibited digital artist with a background in film, music, all-things-design, project and studio management.

Music! - Currently I'm creating music for Light 2.0 - the next version of my podcast novel, Light 1.0 - an interactive iBook. It will be available in Winter 2014.

In the meantime here is some music for your enjoyment: a clip from my Tea Gypsy CD of Manha de Carnaval. Ric Ickard joins me on guitar.




A mash-up clip (shh!) of me singing with Chet Atkins and Les Paul: Moonglow.




Writing! - Coming in 2014 - Light 2.0 in iBook format (and much more!)

NEWS ! Terry has a Facebook page now devoted to the creation of Light 2.0 as an iBook. Visit the page for news and updates about the trials and excitement of writing and publishing literature on the bleeding edge! Click here to go to Light 2.0 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Light2Point0

And click image below to read the story of my hit iTunes podcast multimedia novel - past, present, future! - you'll find a link to the original, Light 1.0, on iTunes.


Art! - Ice Tea, 2004, Giclée print on watercolor paper, 30.5in. by 39 in.) I've been painting, designing and animating in the computer for 25 years. Currently, I'm redesigning my website; here I plan to share examples of all that art, along with stories about the thrills and horrors of working on the bleeding edge of art and literature. more about this painting . . . .

Now! - Amy Beach and Me - a biography and memoir about one of the first women composers in U.S. - and me. Click the image to find my prototype online. The book will begin publication in the iBook Store and elsewhere soon.

Learn! - I'll be teaching non-photographers how to take great pictures with their cell phones at OfficeSlice on July 30 for a LunchNLearn there; also a 2 day workshop on the Digital Branding there, August 10 and 17 (2 Saturday mornings). Although I'm not teaching fulltime right now (formerly taught at Disney Imagineering and the Art Institute) I continue to be available for lectures and seminars about interactive new media, media technology, writing for interactive multimedia, digital publishing, new media design and development, learning to be creative (yes, it can be taught and learned!), digital branding, interface design, creating and innovating on the bleeding edge - among other topics. Click on this link for details

Riffing on Books Blog. Current Post: "The Folders" - Episode Two of My Afternoon at the Institute for Figuring in L.A. with Physicist Margaret Wertheim and Other New Acquaintances.

riffingonbooks.com is Terry's Arts and Sciences literary blog, where she riffs about books and related life and world events. Topics are primarily the Arts and Sciences: creativity, neuroscience, physics, space, the links between science and the arts, digital art, interactive art, digital publishing but Terry occasionally traverses outside topics of interest and her reading travels, too.



Mediabench™ and its contents are under copyright protection of © Terry Bailey and Mediabench™, 1997-2014, all rights reserved.

Contact: On Linked-In
Contact: E-mail Terry Bailey at terry@mediabench.com