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So says Van Jones, president of the Ella Baker Center, about how imperiled our planet is if we don’t change our ways. Jones is just one of the guest experts in episode one of Big Ideas for a Small Planet called “Power,” airing April 1. This is the kickoff to the series’ second […]

CPB/PBS Producers Academy Application Time

Straight from the announcement:
CPB and PBS are offering scholarships for 20 filmmakers to attend the CPB/PBS Producers Academy Workshop to be held at the studios of WGBH Boston, from Saturday, June 21-Friday, June 27, 2008. The scholarship includes the cost of the workshop, accommodations and travel expenses.
Over a seven-day period, participants in the Producers Workshop […]

Make Your Own FLYING Episode, Win Cash!

I don’t usually post calls for entries, as there are lots of places that aggregate that information, except when a contest involves cash and looks really awesome. Jennifer Fox’s FLYING is one of my favorite films of 2007 and I can’t wait to see the “7th Episode” entires. Here are the details straight from the […]

The Arts Engine organization just celebrated its 10th anniversary. In its quest to expand its scope in promoting and supporting social-issue media, the organization announced today that it is expanding its services to include DocuClub, the 14-year-old program dedicated to nurturing works-in-progress.
DocuClub was founded in ‘94 by filmmaker Susan Kaplan and the model was […]

Green Screens at Lincoln Center

The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s ongoing environmental series, “Green Screens,” will present Oliver Hodge’s Garbage Warrior at the Walter Reade Theater tonight, Tuesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Director, Oliver Hodge, and architect, Michael Reynolds, the “Garbage Warrior,” will attend the screening.
The British documentary chronicles the maverick career of US architect, Reynolds, who […]

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