Posts Tagged as ‘WITNESS’

because we found it: Test out new video for change toolkit and get a free FLIP

Great resource from our friends at WITNESS! If you’re interested in using video to make a difference, while saving time, money and resources  — because who doesn’t — check out WITNESS’ new Video Advocacy Planning Toolkit. It’s free! What you get: Step by step training videos (cool interface with a dapper fella), and how-to’s to [...]

November 10, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Video Dispatch from All Out, a new global LGBT campaign

Cross posted from A WITNESS blog This post was written by Joseph Huff-Hannon a campaign manager with All Out. All Out is a new international campaigning organization dedicated to building a movement to accelerate full equality for LGBT people. – At no other time have global LGBT issues been making headline news so frequently—from the [...]

January 12, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Breakthrough launches the I AM THIS LAND video contest on diversity

Breakthrough is thrilled to announce the launch of the I AM THIS LAND video contest, a campaign that aims to start conversations about diversity, acceptance and the future of this country. I AM THIS LAND is a response to a year of divisive rhetoric. We’re saying, enough is enough: the new year provides the opportunity [...]

November 16, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Abigal E. Disney shares what docs you should be watching

From our friends at Witness: This post is part of our occasional series in which winners of the WITNESS Award (which we present at Silverdocs) discuss their top 3 picks from among social justice/human rights documentaries of the year. This post is by Abigail E. Disney who produced the 2008 WITNESS Award-winning film Pray the [...]

October 13, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

gadget for good: Get a film school coach on your phone

Original post by Chris at the WITNESS blog I love making martians on my iPhone.  I have a great, free app and since I’m heading to wedding number six of the summer this weekend, I can testify that it is a great hit with both kids and grandparents. However, there is a new Android app [...]

September 10, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

gadget for good: Cool tool lets you subtitle any video online

Original post from Bryan at The WITNESS Blog Last week, our friends at the Participatory Culture Foundation put out a beta release of Universal Subtitles, an online tool that allows people to add subtitles to any video on the web. Although it’s still in beta, Universal Subtitles looks really promising as it’s designed to work [...]

September 1, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Join Breakthrough at the Left Forum in NYC to see how video and games can be used for immigrant rights

Breakthrough’s Media Manager, Heidi Boisvert, presents at the Left Forum’s panel on the use of new media for social change.

March 18, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: NYC’s MIAAC Indian film festival starts today!

If you’re in NYC this week, keep your eyes peeled for some of your favorite personalities from the Indian film industry. The MIAAC film festival, taking place at various venues around the city from today, November 11th to Sunday the 15th, focuses on films made by and about the Indian diaspora around the world that [...]

November 11, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: #takeaction sign the human rights petition to investigate the murder of Natalia Estemirova

A twitter post from our friends at WITNESS asking people to sign after the loss of their friend: #takeaction Sign the HR First petition demanding Russia investigate the abduction and murder of Natalia Estemirova http://bit.ly/rXZOa From the WITNESS site:  Human Rights Activist Murdered in Chechnya Natalia Estemirova, a member of our partner organization Memorial in [...]

July 16, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

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