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College for Every Student

Organization to Help One Million More Low-Income Students Attain College Degrees

Helping one million more low income students realize their dreams and attain college degrees is the goal of the One Million More campaign, announced recently by College For Every Student (CFES) CEO & President Rick Dalton at the organization’s 18th annual national conference. Nearly 450 high school and college-level CFES Scholars, K-16 educators, corporate and …

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Laura Harring and John Diehl

Hollywood Actors Laura Harring and John Diehl to Star in Santa Fe University of Art and Design Student Films

The third annual Shoot the Stars!™ invites professional actors to star in short films written, directed and produced by SFUAD film students The Film School at Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) will host actors Laura Harring and John Diehl on campus Nov. 17–21 for the third annual Shoot the Stars!™ program. Harring …

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Kid Witness News

PANASONIC TO CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF KID WITNESS NEWS VIDEO COMPETITION AT INTERNATIONAL AWARDS CEREMONY IN NEW JERSEY

Global technology leader Panasonic will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Kid Witness News (KWN), its signature video education program, during an awards ceremony in October at the Panasonic Corporation of North America headquarters in Newark, N.J. Over the past quarter-century, KWN has helped 170,000 school-aged children from around the globe develop their self-confidence, boost creativity …

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Slick Rock Student Film Festival

Slick Rock Student Film Festival

The Slick Rock Student Film Festival is Central California’s premier film competition for middle and high school students in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare counties. It is a program of the Tulare County Office of Education with support from the Tulare & Kings Counties Suicide Prevention Task Force. Slick Rock challenges students …

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Manhattanville

K-12 TEACHERS TO BE TAUGHT “VISUAL LITERACY”

Manhattanville College and the Jacob Burns Film Center are co-sponsoring on Saturday, September 13, 2014 a series of interactive workshops for K-12 teachers that are designed to help teachers infuse media education, technology, and visual literacy into their core-aligned classrooms. “Stories are the heart of literacy learning,” says Katherine Cunningham, assistant professor, Manhattanville College School …

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Local High School Students

Documentary Videos by Local High School Students

Students from five local high schools focused their cameras on classmates, teachers and communities to produce documentary videos addressing such topics as bullying, the role of technology in education and school rankings. The videos, produced through the Hear Me 101 project run by Carnegie Mellon University and three other community organizations, will be screened for …

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Innovative Video in Education

Red-Carpet Event Celebrates Student Filmmakers

A line of student filmmakers—from kindergartners to high school seniors—wrapped around the Civic Theatre last night, as the students waited for their turn on the red carpet rolled out for the 13th Annual Innovative Video in Education (iVIE) Student Film Awards. Hundreds of students, parents and teachers attended the event, which honored students and teachers …

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Niki Bhattacharya, Director of Operations for the School of Visual Arts’ Social Documentary Film MFA, Discusses the Program and the Schools’ Strengths

Interview Conducted by Naomi Laeuchli Niki Bhattacharya, the Director of Operations for The School of Visual Arts’ Social Documentary Film MFA program, discusses the strengths and opportunities the course provides its students and the advantages the New York-based school has to offer. The school values the freedom of expression and the freedom to takes risks …

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Obtaining a MFA in Social Documentary Film at The School of Visual Arts in NYC

Interview Conducted by Megan Harr The School of Visual Arts is a fully-accredited multidisciplinary college of art and design in New York City known for its unparalleled faculty and innovative curriculum. The MFA in Social Documentary Film program guides and supports emerging artists to fully explore the film form by finding new and innovative ways …

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