REMINDER to enter the Why Open Education Matters video competition

In March, Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Open Society Institute launched the Why Open Education Matters Video Competition. The goal of the competition is to raise awareness of Open Educational Resources (OER) and solicit short, creative videos that help explain what Open Educational Resources are and how they can be beneficial … Read More “REMINDER to enter the Why Open Education Matters video competition”

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”

100 Second Film Festival

The 100 Second Film Festival is “a collection of short videos presented to an audience in person or through the medium of cable television or the Internet” with the only requirements being that the films are 100 seconds long and are released under a CC BY-NC-SA license. This allows the film festivals – the screenings … Read More “100 Second Film Festival”

2008 Sparky Video Contest: “MindMashup: The Value of Information Sharing"

SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), along with other sponsors, is organizing the second annual Sparky Awards, “a contest that recognizes the best new short videos on the value of sharing and aims to broaden the discussion of access to scholarly research by inviting students to express their views creatively.” Last year’s winners were … Read More “2008 Sparky Video Contest: “MindMashup: The Value of Information Sharing"”

2008 Sparky Video Contest: “MindMashup: The Value of Information Sharing"

SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), along with other sponsors, is organizing the second annual Sparky Awards, “a contest that recognizes the best new short videos on the value of sharing and aims to broaden the discussion of access to scholarly research by inviting students to express their views creatively.” Last year’s winners were … Read More “2008 Sparky Video Contest: “MindMashup: The Value of Information Sharing"”