May 10, 2013 Tribeca Film Institute- 2013 TFI Interactive: Tiffany Shlain Keynote
May 8, 2013 dotComplicated- 5 Moms To Check Out On Twitter
Tiffany is a woman who visualized her dream and went out and grabbed it.
April 26, 2013 Tribeca Film Institute- 5 Blow-Your-Mind Moments from TFI Interactive Day 2013
April 24, 2013 PBS- Five Top Takeaways from Tribeca Film Institute’s Interactive Day
These same concepts drove keynote speaker Tiffany Shlain’s Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto, which focuses on using the cloud collaboratively and highlighting humanity’s universal connectedness. Branching out from Shlain’s 2012 feature documentary Connected, the ongoing series of cloud films created by her team have been comprised of internet submissions from all over the world.
April 21, 2013 The Wrap- Tribeca 2013: On ‘Interactive Day,’ It’s the Who-Needs-Film? Festival
“Film is the appetizer,” Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain said in her keynote address kicking off the day. “The discussion you have is the main course.”
April 2013 San Francisco Magazine- San Francisco Magazine
Spring 2013 Good Magazine- Connectors
April 15, 2013 Fast Company- The Recommender- Reshma Saujani, Tiffany Shlain, David Noel and More on What They’re Loving this Month
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March 18, 2013 Variety- Tribeca Lines Up Talks for Digital Storytelling Conference
“Tribeca Film Institute, the nonprofit org affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has set the slate for its upcoming TFI Interactive conference, a daylong event skedded during the upcoming 2013 fest.”
March 7, 2013 Talenthouse: Get Your Artwork into a Film
March 6, 2013 Participatory Video- Let it Ripple Mobile Films for Global Change
“Let It Ripple is a mobile film project that creates videos in the cloud, inviting people from everywhere to collaborate with each other. Award-winning filmmaker Tiffany Shlain asks participants to send in videos that are then spliced together to shape a story that can be customized for non-profit organizations around the world.”
March 3, 2013 Brain World- Book Roundup
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February 22, 2013 PR Newswire - Students Across LA Collaborate on Bold Solutions for the First-Ever Aspen Challenge
“The inaugural Aspen Challenge—a project of the Aspen Institute, in partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation—launches today with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Two hundred students, teachers and principals from 20 high schools across the city will develop leadership skills, collaborate with peers, and be inspired by leading global visionaries, artists and entrepreneurs as they design powerful solutions to some of our world’s most pressing issues.”
February 15, 2013 Inventor Spot - Tiffany Shlain Melds Collaboration & Cloudsourcing Into Cloud Filmmaking
“The new tools and technologies that enable video sharing have allowed me and my team at The Moxie Institute to embark on a whole new adventure that we call CLOUD FILMMAKING.”
February 12, 2013 Upworthy - This is What a Video Looks Like When Thousands of People Make it Together
A sweet collaboration between two organizations that are actively making peace and progress a reality. One Billion Rising is encouraging men and women this Valentine’s Day to walk out, dance, rise up, anddemand an end to violence against women.
February 4, 2013 Learnist: Sundance Success Story: Connected
February 1, 2013 Naked Salt- Women Empowerment: Tiffany Shlain
“I was personally captivated by her knowledge and talent to collaborate the influences of films with the connection of our human technology.”
January 28, 2013 Paste Magazine – Sundance 2013: An Interview with Tiffany Shlain
January 9, 2013 JobShadow – Interview with Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain: Read as Tiffany Shlain talks about her career as a Filmmaker.
January 9, 2013 David Seaman Hour! (Podcast) – Interview with Tiffany Shlain: The full, unedited version of The David Seaman Hour. Interviews with newsmakers and political commentary.
December 30, 2012 Filmmaking Stuff - Tiffany Shlain Talks Cloud Filmmaking: Tiffany Shlain stopped by Filmmaking Stuff to share ideas on marketing, distribution and Cloud Filmmaking.
December 28, 2012 Fast Company - Follow This: 16 Twitter Stars To Add To Your Feed Now: Find Inspiration – Filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain is quirky, inspirational, and full of interesting facts.
December 18, 2012 Cinesource - Tiffany Shlain: Webmaster, Alt-Filmer or Philosopher: We are only going to see the true potential of the Internet when we see every one online who wants to be online contributing their perspectives, knowledge and wisdom.
December 16, 2012 Huffington Post: Artists Bring Healing After Recent Tragedy
Tiffany Shlain, Director of Connected The Film at Let it Ripple customized 2 beautiful videos for the Unify Movement. The first video was featured and described in Global Brain Global Heart, in which we explored the idea of humans acting as an immune-system that can help heal each other and the planet through deepening personal connections and conscious use the internet/technology.
December 16, 2012 Digital Hippos - Moxie Gives Good Brain: The similarites between a childs brain and the collective global brain of the internet. A lot of people are working on this project. Who?, Why everyone on the Net. Including you.
December 14, 2012 Scientific American - Nonprofits: Steal This Film For Your Own Purposes: Published from Fast Company: Don’t have the money to make a fundraising pitch for yourself? You can tailor this open-source one to your own needs.
December 13, 2012 GOOD – Connecting Broadly Won’t Replace the Importance of Connecting Deeply: How will the internet affect the human brain and human culture as a whole?
December 10, 2012 Heavy Chef – Why We Need to Get the World Online : Heavy Chef got the chance to chat to Tiffany about her views on how technology is impacting our lives and what the future holds for women in power over the next decade.
December 6, 2012 Film Courage: Weekly Technology Shabbat
December 2012 Marin Magazine - A Big Brain: Mill Valley’s Tiffany Shlain is premiering her latest film project and TED Book this month.
November 28, 2012 Huffington Post: Impact - Global Brain, Global Heart: Comparing the growth of the global Internet with the evolution of a child’s brain is the perfect analogy to discuss the relationship between human consciousness and technology.
Nov. 26, 2012 Bloomberg TV - How do you make a movie in the cloud?: Cloud Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain talks about making movies in the cloud. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.”
November 24, 2012 Oakland Tribune - Multimedia maven connects all the links: Cloud Filmmaking, a process (Tiffany) and her Moxie Institute film studio collaborators developed, invites people from around the world to submit photographic and video content.
November 23, 2012 Mercury News - Multimedia maven connects all the links: Imagining Shlain? Picture a human hub, exponentially spawning countless tendrils. Which is why the walls she constructs, at the start of a 90-minute interview one week after the Nov. 8 premiere of her new film and TED (electronic) book, “Brain Power,” suggest possibilities, not barriers.
November 21, 2012 IndieWire Women and Hollywood - Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks: The Parallels between Children’s Brains and the Global Brain of the Internet: The Internet, is, in many ways, an extension of our brains. An extension of us. And like us, these inventions can be both good and bad, and everything in between.
November 18, 2012 SFChronicle - Tiffany Shlain: Net’s growth like brain: Just how far along is the Internet in its development? That’s one of the questions posed in the short film “Brain Power,” the latest production from Tiffany Shlain and the Moxie Institute, the film studio she founded.
November 18, 2012 Fast Company: Nonprofits: Steal This Film For Your Own Purposes Tiffany Shlain, a filmmaker perhaps best known for the documentary Connected and for founding the Webby Awards, is turning into a fairy godmother for nonprofits in need of new ways to get out their messages. Her latest 10-minute film, Brain Power, could help childhood development-related nonprofits solicit donations, volunteers, and anything else they might need.
November 2012 Makers: Makers Profile Tiffany Shlain – Filmmaker
November 16, 2012 Film Threat - BYOD and “CONNECTED” with web pioneer and Director Tiffany Shlain: Tiffany Shlain comes to BYOD to bring her message of Inter-Dependence and discuss filming her family in her doc, “Connected.”
November 15, 2012 TED - From Neurons to Networks - BRAIN POWER: It’s short so it can be really juicy. Punchy graphics (love the animation representing the www), happy songs, quick fun clips of real people, all from a hippy, tree-hugging perspective on the comparison between a child’s brain and the internet.
November 15, 2012 TED - The Parallels between our highly wired minds and networks: Can we draw instructive parallels between the development of the human brain and the emergence of the electronic global ‘brain’ of the Internet?
November 15, 2012 Gen Connect - Tiffany Shlain’s Collaborative Model Boosts Nonprofits: So many nonprofits are doing important work, but they don’t have inspiring media, they don’t have the money to do it.
Nov. 14 2012 Upworthy - Which Is More Complicated, The ENTIRE Internet, Or One Child’s Brain?: The Internet is very young as a form of human interaction. It’s still in a phase of rapid growth and change. If the Internet were a human being, it would be a toddler. Both the Web and children are hugely shaped by our actions as adults.
November 14, 2012 Harvard Business Review: How the Internet is Shaping Our “Global Brain” Blog Post by Director Tiffany Shlain - The South Africans have a beautiful philosophy called Ubuntu, which translates as “I am what I am because of who we all are.” This is a perfect way to think about the way a brain develops, influenced by its surrounding people and experiences….
November 14, 2012 CollabDocs - Cloud Filmmaking: Shlain has been developing a form of web-native filmmaking she has called “Cloud Filmmaking”. Nov 8th saw the release of her latest film, Brain Power. Shareable, on web and mobile.
November 13, 2012 Huffington Post Education: Tell the Parents: Sir Ken Robinson, international expert on creativity and education, has said that “we are all born creative” but “creativity gets squeezed out of us” about the 4th grade… So what happens on the way from childhood to adulthood?
November 13, 2012 BYOD: “Connected,” with Web Pioneer & Director Tiffany Shlain
Nov. 10, 2012 Paste Magazine - Stream Tiffany Shlain’s New Film Free; TED Book Accompanies: Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker and Internet pioneer, premiered her new short film and TED book, Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks, last night at NightLife at the Academy in San Francisco.
November 10, 2012 Disclose.tv - BRAIN POWER: FROM NEURONS TO NETWORKS
Nov. 9, 2012 Wired Magazine – Geek Dad: Brain Power Film and TED Book with Tiffany Shlain. How is a child’s developing brain like the internet? And how can both develop better?
November 8, 2012 Film Courage: @TEDBOOKS – ‘BRAIN POWER: FROM NEURONS TO NETWORKS’
Nov. 8, 2012 Brain World Magazine: TIFFANY SHLAIN ON MINDFULNESS, THE INTERNET & HER LATEST CREATION, “BRAIN POWER”. “What do you think is the fastest way to make change…by group consensus or by one person?”
Nov. 8, 2012 Grand Magazine: Cool Grandparents Get Ready for Cloud Film Making and Start with Engage. In just two minutes “Engage,” a short film, speaks loudly about humankind with scarcely a word.
Nov. 8, 2012 Eyes in - Short Film & TED Book Explores Brains & Technology: Created through a new global participatory filmmaking process that Shlain and her team at The Moxie Institute call Cloud Filmmaking, Brain Power explores connections — between neurons, networks, and people around the world.
November 14, 2012 Huff Post Parents - ‘Brain Power’ Film and TED Book Parallel the Mindful Growth of a Child’s Brain and the Internet: Blog Post by Director Tiffany Shlain - Last year, my team at the Moxie Institute and I created Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change, a cloud filmmaking series that invites people from around the world to collaboratively create short films focused on the social, cultural and political issues that connect us as humans. We create custom versions of these films and donate them to nonprofit organizations working to inspire positive change in the world.
Nov. 7, 2012 Venture Beat Media: Crowdsourcing is creating the cloud filmmaking revolution: The Internet and movie makers have collided, and the result is a cloud film-making revolution.
Nov. 7, 2012 ACM Computers in Entertainment: An Interview with Tiffany Shlain by Newton Lee on founding The Webby Awards, Connected, and “Cloud Filmmaking.”
Nov. 7, 2012 THNKR - The Internet & A Baby’s Brain: Documentary filmmaker and Webby Award Founder Tiffany Shlain explores the affect that media and technology have on our brains and human interaction
Nov. 5, 2012 THNKR - EPIPHANY Addicted to the Internet: Documentary filmmaker, Webby Award Founder: Tiffany Shlain. Epiphany is a series that invites impassioned thought leaders across all disciplines to reveal the innovative, the improbable, and the unexpected of their worlds.
Nov. 5, 2012 Natural Child World - Tiffany Shlain discusses her new short film, Brain Power, due for release this month. Each of the short films use Cloud Filmmaking technique, in which communities can be a part of the production by sending in their artwork and suggestions. The submissions will then possibly be added to the free customized version of the film that will be sent back to the community and organizations.
Nov. 1 2012 PopCulture Pirate - Virtual Mentor: Tiffany Shlain: I first met filmmaker and Webby Award-founder Tiffany Shlain at SxSW in Austin, TX where we shared a table at the Huffington Post’s Women’s Dinner…
Oct. 23 2012 Cinema Assassin - INTERNET PIONEER TIFFANY SHLAIN TO PREMIERE FILM AND TED BOOK BRAIN POWER: FROM NEURONS TO NETWORKS: This release marks the first time a film and TED Book are released together.
Oct. 23, 2012 SF Examiner: Internet Pioneer Tiffany Shlain to Premiere Film and TED Book
Created through a new global participatory filmmaking process that Shlain and her team at The Moxie Institute call Cloud Filmmaking, Brain Power explores connections: between neurons, networks, and people around the world. The film and book will also be available worldwide via the web on Nov. 8, 2012.
Oct. 23 2012 GOOD - Election Day Is a Perfect Time to Think About Our Interdependence
“The Fourth of July is about our Declaration of Independence from England 236 years ago, so what if Election Day, on November 6, could be a Declaration of Interdependence: to each other, to our country, to the world and us as a species?”
Oct. 16 2012 Friends of Justice - Declaration of Interdependence: I recently came across this Call to Action video by Let it Ripple. Given that my work centers around restorative justice, I found the clip particularly compelling. What would it be to feel interconnected? What change would it create in our communities?
Oct. 2 2012 Beez & Co - “For global change” … Let it Ripple!
“(Tiffany Shlain) appealed to the video users around the world to show the strength of the connection and the “interdependence” of human beings to engage in positive actions.”
Sept. 25, 2012 Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog - Two great (free) ways to advance your cause
“My hero Tiffany Shlain has created an amazing new two-minute film with free customized versions for nonprofits all over the world.”
Sept. 22, 2012 Tribeca Future of Film: “Engage” With Cloud Filmmaking
“Following up on her “Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto,” filmmaker Tiffany Shlain introduces the second film in her “Let it Ripple” series—a uniquely collaborative process, from creation through dissemination.”
Sept. 22, 2012 Innovation Excellence: ENGAGE in Online Premiere – a cloud sourced film. ENGAGE is the latest 2 minute film in Let It Ripple – Mobile Films for Global Change.
Sept. 20, 2012 Memeburn: Check out ex-Webby boss Tiffany Shlain’s new cloud sourced film Following up on her “Cloud Filmmaking Manifesto,” filmmaker Tiffany Shlain introduces the second film in her “Let it Ripple” series—a uniquely collaborative process, from creation through dissemination.
Sept. 20, 2012 Gen Connect - ENGAGE: Tiffany Shlain’s New Cloud-Sourced Film (VIDEO): Highlighting a new genre of filmmaking called Cloud Filmmaking, Shlain employs user-submitted content to collaboratively create, translate and customize films.
Sept. 19, 2012: Watch Our New 2 min Film ENGAGE – Live Now!
Sept. 18, 2012 Tides Foundation: Tides Momentum Mixer The Art of Story Telling
Sept. 9, 2012 Blip: John Snowden, Tiffany Shlain- Interdependency TMRTE 2012
Sept. 5, 2012 breakfast @ tiffany’s fall 2012 newsletter
Sept. 4, 2012 Gen Connect - Celebrating Interdependence Day 2012 With Tiffany Shlain: Award-winning filmmaker premieres short, user-generated film about engaging in society at 2012 Interdependence Day celebration.
August 29, 2012 IndieWire: Highlight on Innovative Filmmaker and Internet Pioneer, Tiffany Shlain With the “Let it Ripple” series, Tiffany is paving the way for a new style of collaborative filmmaking she calls Cloud Filmmaking…
August 29, 2012 Bootstrapping: Bootstrapping with Tiffany Shlain of Let it Ripple Tom and Tony talk with Tiffany Shlain of Let it Ripple.
August 23, 2012 NY METRO PARENTS: A New film explores what technology is doing to our brains. The second film of the three-part series “Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change” by Tiffany Shlain explores this question and offers guidance on how parents can best nurture their children’s minds.
August 2012 Columbia Journalism Review: 20 women to watch A by-no-means-complete list of eXXcellent talents we’d bet on to map the future of the media business.
June 28, 2012 NAMLE: Ongoing Innovation and Collaboration from Tiffany Shlain and The Moxie Institute Team Shlain’s dynamic work continues with many innovative projects including ongoing cloud-sourced, collaborative filmmaking through the Moxie Institute..
June 26, 2012 breakfast @ tiffany’s summer 2012 newsletter Breakfast @ Tiffany’s is published each season with a collection of things we think you may find interesting.
June 21, 2012 Tech Cocktail: Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain: “The Internet’s in its Toddler Years” Sometimes, Tiffany Shlain loves technology: after all, she’s the founder of the Webby Awards and cofounder of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, whose goal is to help drive the progress of the Internet. But sometimes, she’s not so fond of it: she and her family take “technology shabbats” once a week to unplug from the blinking alerts and scrolling text of their digital gadgets.
June 18, 2012 Goodnet: Crowdsourced Videos Change the World Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change is a series of short films created by two mega-powerful channels: the first is Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards, who is the mastermind of Let it Ripple. The other is Cloud Filmmaking, which means creating films in a collaborative, digitally-networked effort. *Also featured in the Good Directory on their site
June 12, 2012 Filmerz: Getting Connected with Cloud Filmmaking - Listen to the Podcast Tiffany Shlain is a multi-award winning filmmaker, her last four films premiered at Sundance, she is the founder of the Webby Awards, she is the co-founder of The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, she delivered thekeynote commencement address at UCBerkeley, and she was honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century”.
June 8, 2012 Memeburn: Ex-Webby boss Tiffany Shlain on how the Internet is revolutionising film For more than 15 years the Webby Awards, known as “the Oscars of the Internet”, have rewarded innovation online. Famous for their five-word acceptance speeches, the awards have honoured innovators like World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners Lee and Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, and top online players such as Facebook, Wikipedia, and Pinterest.
June 7, 2012: Big Think: Creativity in the Cloud: From the Big Bang to Twitter Watch the Interview:
May 30, 2012 Co.Exist: Cloud Filmmaking: Using The Internet To Make Inspiring Films In the age of YouTube, a moving video can be a powerful tool for raising awareness. But not all nonprofits have the ability to put together a good movie about their work. Let It Ripple can help with that, with a hand from the global community.
May 17, 2012 deniseleeyohn: tiffany shlain on connectedness For me, Tiffany Shlain is a source of great insight and hope on culture, communication, technology, and life, so I’m pleased to share my recent interview with her. Download the podcast
May 10, 2012 Cinovu: Heard of Cloud Filmmaking? Seeing the opportunities of living in the age of collaboration, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain made a call-out for a ‘participatory revolution,’ which led to the creation of Cloud Filmmaking.
April 18, 2012 Tribeca Film Festival: Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain talks cloudsourcing creativity and giving back in the age of collaboration As a filmmaker who hardly shoots anything and is primarily into remixing and recontextualizing images, this explosion of online video was not only a much bigger candy store than I had ever dreamed of, it also completely changed the way I make films. The new tools and technologies that enable video sharing have allowed me and my team at The Moxie Institute to embark on a whole new adventure that we call CLOUD FILMMAKING. Reprints: May 10, 2012 Cultural Weekly: Cloud Filmmaking: A Manifesto
April 5, 2012 HomeGrown: A Declaration of Interdependence: a crowdsourced short film A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE is a crowdsourced short film by the filmmakers behind the feature film CONNECTED (in theaters now, http://www.connectedthefilm.com).
April 3, 2012 Tribeca Film Festival: Who’s Shaking Things Up in 2012? Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards Honorees Announced The Tribeca Film Festival, in association with renowned Harvard Business School Professor Clay Christensen and the Disruptor Foundation, is proud to announce the recipients of the third annualTribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, hosted by NYU Stern School of Business, on April 27.
February 23, 2012 PKPR: Press Release: A Declaration of Interdependence Download A Declaration of InterdependenceRelease.
February 15, 2012 Bay Area Citizen: Local Filmmaker to Become a US Film Ambassador Local documentarian Tiffany Shlain’s 2011 film “Connected” will be one of the 29 films included in the US Department of State’s American Films Showcase. According to the official announcement last week, the project is “an international cultural diplomacy initiative that brings people together worldwide through film.”
February 3, 2012 Business Wire: TedxBerkeley’s 2012 Theme “Innovation” Kicks Off Third Year at Zellerbach Hall Feb 4 15 ground-breaking thinkers, leaders and performers will cover a diverse number of global issues and topics, ranging from health and toxicity, politics in a new media world, robotics, machine learning, and mobile computing to the arts through life-changing film & storytelling, micro-finance, the gift-economy and “magic.”
January 10, 2012 Moviefone: What to Watch for in 2012 in Independence Film As Chief Operating Officer of Tribeca Enterprises, the company that, among other things, runs the Tribeca Film Festival, I have the privilege of working across many different areas of independent film. As we start off 2012, I wanted to take a moment to lay out what I think are some of the brightest and biggest trends to watch for…
Dec. 11, 2011 Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog: How about a video that stars your organization? The four-minute film, A Declaration of Interdependence, features a montage of videos and graphics submitted by people from around the world talking about our connections to each other…
December 6, 2011 Paste Magazine: Nite of the good one percent: Filmmakers pack DGA for IDA Documentary Awards
December 5, 2011 The Velvet Books: Tiffany Shlain: Filmmaking
October 19, 2011 TNW: Interview with Tiffany Shlain at Web 2.0 Summit 2011 (video)
October 14, 2011 Interview Magazine: Tiffany Shlain, the Talk of the Town Once dubbed by Newsweek one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century,” filmmaker Tiffany Shlain returns to shake things up on screens across the country and around the world.
October 13, 2011 The High Bar with Warren Etheredge: Interview with Tiffany Shlain (video)
October 13, 2011 NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly: Spotlight with Tiffany Shlain (video)
October 13, 2011 Wild River Review: A Conversation with Tiffany Shlain: On Connectedness, Interdependence and the Ripple Effect Naturally, the founder of the Webbys (an awards series for the best of the Internet) would be acutely sensitive to technology’s role in defining what it is to be human in the 21st Century.
October 11, 2011 The Jewish Week: A Declaration of Interdependence Two years into making a full-length documentary, which will have its New York premiere Saturday night, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain realized what was missing. “I watched all the footage” for the project, about what it means to be connected in the 21st century, “and saw that it was all about ideas, it was all about the head and not about the heart. I wasn’t exploring emotional connectedness.”
October 10, 2011 Works: Career & Money: Living the Dream: Tiffany Shlain
October 10, 2011 Twit: The Social Hour 29: “Connected” Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain
September 29, 2011 Interdependence Project: Interview with Tiffany Shlain (audio) Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, artist, founder of The Webby Awards, co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences and a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute. Tiffany’s work with film, technology and activism has received 48 awards and distinctions and her last four films have premiered at Sundance.
September 12, 2011 The Interdependence Movement: Tiffany Shlain on panel for the Symposium on Interdependence
June 29, 2011 San Francisco Magazine: San Francisco Magazine chooses Tiffany as ‘One of the Best’ of 2011