Browsing all posts from April, 2008.

A Look at Nonprofits and Vlogging

April 25th, 2008 | 2 Comments

“I’m of the view that, while it may seem tough for nonprofits to fit video production into their mix of activities, as media making skills in our society become more widespread, and the competition starts using video (and yes,there is competition in the nonprofit arena), most nonprofits will use web video in some way. It’s […]

A Call for Another Way of Living

April 23rd, 2008 | No Comments

“Way of life“, is what Qatsi means. Here is the interview of Godfrey Reggio, Director of brilliant Qatsi Trilogy: Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi and Naqoyqatsi. Godfrey Reggio:  “I was in Albuquerque in the early 90s and the Dalai Lama was at the university of New Mexico giving a talk. The place was packed. He’d just finished giving […]

Global X

April 17th, 2008 | 1 Comment

Watch leading social entrepreneurs as they tell moving stories that had a significant impact on their personal and professional lives. They also give aspiring social entrepreneurs advice they can use immediately to scale their ventures. These interviews are quite short –approximately four minutes. Click here for more information.

The Global Oneness Project

April 16th, 2008 | 1 Comment

The Global Oneness Project is a web-based video initiative exploring how the simple notion of oneness can be lived in our increasingly complex world. In their own words: We’re traveling the globe interviewing creative and courageous people who base their lives and work on the fundamental understanding that we are all connected and thus bear […]

Citizen Shift

April 12th, 2008 | No Comments

GOONDA means gangster. It is also Nanjunda’s nickname. Only 13 years old, Nanjunda lives on the streets of Mysore, in South India with his mother, and a gang of street kids. Life is tough for these brave kids, but they are wiley, cunning and strong. Survivors. Reel Youth met the gang through Operation Shanti, a […]

Virtual reality, social networking, new media. The future

April 11th, 2008 | 1 Comment

I just came across Shekhar Kapur’s blog. I would highly recommend it to everyone. Here he talks about the future of New media: None of us really know do we ? And the great thing is that not knowing is s exciting. In discovering and exploring lies the adventure of life. The following is the […]

Micro-Collaborative Movie Making for Social Change: "The 1 Second Film"

April 10th, 2008 | No Comments

Can 24 frames of film change the world? It can if animator Nirvan Mullick has anything to say about it. Nirvan has spent the last six years working on a very short film with a very big purpose: to raise one million dollars for the Global Fund for Women, as well as setting the course […]