When I first started working at WITNESS almost exactly nine years ago, Web video was still in its infancy. YouTube was still a dream and two years from launching and “user-generated content” was three years away from being declared Time magazine’s coveted “Person of the Year” (with the emphasis on the person being “you”).
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 there was a YouTube.) People […]
The Story of Stuff from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Filmmaker Annie Leonard offers advice on becoming a network-centric organization At the TechSoup Global Contributors Summit in San Jose on March 15, Annie Leonard, an independent filmmaker in Berkeley, Calif., gave one of the standout talks, discussing how The Story of Stuff — the film […]
The Canon Vixia HV40. Tips on video equipment, interviewing people on camera & more Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, videographers, educators, foundations, businesses, individuals. This is part of Creating Media, our ongoing series designed to help nonprofits and other organizations learn how to use and make media. Guest post by Diana Day Online Journalism […]
An overview of software for multimedia editing, video hosting & podcasting Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, educators, NGOs, citizen journalists, media makers. This is part of Creating Media, our ongoing series designed to help nonprofits and other organizations learn how to use and make media. By Kaitlin LaCasse and Laura S. Quinn Idealware […]