9th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival: Call For Entries

Arts Engine, a non-profit that creates social-issue documentaries, just released a call for entries for their 9th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival. The films produced for the MTMFF are short form, focus on social issues, and made mostly by young filmmakers. Following a New York City Premiere, Awards Ceremony and industry networking event in … Read More “9th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival: Call For Entries”

H-Net Reviews

H-Net is “an international consortium of scholars and teachers…[creating] and [coordinating] Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. H-Net is committed to pioneering the use of new communication technology to facilitate the free exchange of academic ideas and scholarly resources.” Recently, H-Net took a step … Read More “H-Net Reviews”

Steve Trash Gets "Kids Making Better Choices" to Alabama Primary Schools

Steve Trash is a kids entertainer, environmentalist, and acclaimed magician who recently released a collection of video shorts, Kids Making Better Choices, that helps teach young children about recycling, exercise, and how to “make better choices.” Steve releases his videos online under a CC BY-NC-ND license, allowing the videos to be shared and used widely. … Read More “Steve Trash Gets "Kids Making Better Choices" to Alabama Primary Schools”

Common Craft

Common Craft is a company that makes videos which are “short, simple and focused on making complex ideas easy to understand.” These videos range in topic – from Twitter to social bookmarking to electing the U.S. President – and are made using a technique Common Craft calls Paperworks, a whiteboard-and-paper format that they believe “is … Read More “Common Craft”