August 9, 2011

16 tips for making video interviews come alive

by Lindsay Oberst

  How your nonprofit can capture the best stories on camera Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, brands, educators, video producers, Web publishers, storytellers, individuals. This is part 2 of a two-part series on video storytelling. Also see part 1: • How to find amazing, powerful stories for your nonprofit video By Lindsay Oberst Socialbrite staff Stories are … Continue reading

August 3, 2011

How to find amazing, powerful stories for your nonprofit video

by Lindsay Oberst

  Strategies for identifying stories that exemplify your organization’s mission Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, brands, educators, video producers, Web publishers, storytellers, individuals. Part 1 of a two-part series focused on using video to tell compelling stories. Also see part 2: • 16 tips for making video interviews come alive By Lindsay Oberst Socialbrite staff All too … Continue reading

April 21, 2011

8 great examples of nonprofit storytelling

by JD Lasica

“A Glimmer of Hope – LTBH Feature – Austin 2009” How to convey a powerful message with videos & photos Target audience: Nonprofits, social enterprises, NGOs, foundations, cause organizations, Web publishers, small businesses. As regular readers know, I’ve been a longtime proponent of visual storytelling to advance the missions of nonprofits, cause organizations and businesses. (Heck, I co-founded Ourmedia.org before … Continue reading

March 17, 2011

A story-driven Web platform for communities

by JD Lasica

Shelbyville project kicks off with a series of ‘Welcoming’ videos Chances are you haven’t yet heard of Shelbyville, a small rural community in Tennessee, much less than the upcoming “Welcome to Shelbyville” documentary or the online project that is forging a pilot, or prototype, for communities to tell and share their own stories. So let me share my initial impressions … Continue reading

February 17, 2011

Shoot video for your nonprofit with a digital camera

by Guest

Note from Beth Kanter: After you read this post, you’ll have lots of great tips for your nonprofit’s video. And don’t forget, The 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is now  open for submissions from members of the YouTube Nonprofit Program until March 2. This year, for the first time, in addition to awards for Best Small, Medium, and Large nonprofit … Continue reading

Category: Making media
January 24, 2011

Connect with San Diego’s tech, arts, journalism & nonprofit communities

by Guest

New Media Rights and the Drumbeat San Diego community invite you to Drumbeat San Diego, a 6-hour hands-on participatory event that is part of Mozilla’s worldwide Drumbeat initiative. Connect with the tech, arts, journalist and nonprofit communities to create positive change in the San Diego community and have a global impact. What: Drumbeat San Diego Where: Queen Bees Art & … Continue reading