This week the second group of our New Economics for Women (NEW) media makers took their digital video gear out into the field. On the left, Team Sandra and Daniel interviewed the owner of a small business in their Van Nuys neighborhood. Driven by her passion for animals, Media Maker Gabrielle visited the East Valley Animal Shelter to do a profile of one of the volunteers - Sherry Brewer. Gabrielle interviewed Sherry and got shots of all the creatures in the shelter - includin
Meet the Media Makers already reshaping the Great American Narrative. Oliver Quintanilla I am a: Filmmaker/Digital Producer I live in: Santa Monica I was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 22 with the purpose of making a movie. Latest Project: Three episode dog adoption drive for Honda. Working on: Digital projects specifically related to decentralized apps on the etherum platform, and learning to code c++ on my own. More of my work
What good does it do to train a young person for a marketable job skill if they can’t find a job – or worse – if that training doesn’t adequately prepare them for that job? That was a major consideration for us as we developed this program. We know there are tons of jobs out there for “content producers.” Companies marketing new products and services need content to promote those products and services. School districts desperately need digital content to productively engage w
In several recent meetings with organizations and colleges to discuss our program, several people have stopped me in the middle of my pitch to ask - "What is a content producer?" Our organization is dedicated to training the next generation of digital storytellers or Content Producers - a phrase I use considerably in laying out our innovative program. But I am continually reminded most of world is still unfamiliar with this term. A Content Producer is simply a creator of digi
There are now more news sites than ever - and more going online every week. News about education, the environment, politics - you name it and there are dozens of news sites dedicated to the topic of your choice.
This is particulary true for the nonprofit sites - organizations funded mostly by foundations ostensibly committed to giving voice to those left out by commercial and corporate news sites. So have we reached a point where everyone has a voice? Everyone has a chance