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I was fortunate enough to attend the 2011 Media for Change workshop in Santa Fe this past August nineteenth. After driving about eight hours from Mesa, Arizona to Santa Fe, New Mexico I had plenty of time to think about what the conference would...
I recently attended the Media for Change workshop in Santa Fe, NM hosted by Vision Maker Media and was a part of the Media-Maker’s group. The bulk of the first session was led by Molly Murphy of Working Films who gave an in-depth presentation of...
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I was honored to attend this event with Vision Maker Media and the event came a right time where I am starting on my PhD in Educational Technology and the discussion of the event hit on all topic areas I will be exploring for my dissertation. When I...
Just wanted to post a message regarding the 1st Vision Maker Media Media For Change event in Santa Fe, NM. I have to say that I really enjoyed the program and it was good to see old friends and meet new ones. I found this event to particularlly...
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Volunteer and help us share Native Stories with the World, during our VisionMaker Film Festival Friday, Sept 30 - Thursday, Oct 6. Located on the UNL Campus, Vision Maker Media invites you to join in the festivities of the fourth biennial...
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Vision Make Media hosted the first Media for Change Workshop focusing on documentary film and social issues held at the Institute for American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This unique workshop for Native Media Makers and Educators...
Indian Country Today reported in their August 22, 2011, issue that a shunned Columbus statue may be erected in Puerto Rico. The controversial statue of Christopher Columbus, built 20 years ago, was intended to commerate the 500th anniversary of his...
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When I got the invitation to go to Santa Fe from Vision Maker Media to attend the Media For Change Workshop, I thought, “Oh yeah, Santa Fe during Indian Market? Never done that. I’m in.” So along with my girlfriend, Joyce, we arrived that Thursday...
Finally in Post-Production, I can see an end to five years of making my first feature documentary, My Louisiana Love . Now… how will the film help bring forth change for my best friend, co-producer, and main subject, Monique Verdin and her Houma...
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If ever there were a boot camp for emerging filmmakers, the folks at NALIP have laid the groundwork for how things might go: early mornings, late nights, constant networking, and in between, squeezing in sessions of proposal writing, film editing,...
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It was wonderful to have the chance to meet folks here. Thanks to everyone for the conversations and experience, and I look forward to keeping up the dialogue! Here are my notes: These suggestions concern how discussion guides and lesson plans might...
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The training was a wonderful opportunity for bringing educators and film & media makers together to learn from each other's worldview on education outreach through film/media. For the morning session, dividing each group up into professional...
Last week, I attended Media for Change and it was a great experience. First off, a big thank you to Vision Maker Media for the opportunity to attend. The following is a recap of the first session of the conference.
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My head was swimming with ideas as I left the Media for Change Conference. As a college professor and a documentary producer for Wisconsin Public Television, I straddle both an academic world, where I try to grow the next generation of digital...
The workshop with Molly Murphy was excellent! -an amazing source of information and inspiration to direct great films toward powerful and meaningful social change. While I was familiar with Working Films, I honestly didn’t know to what degree they...

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