Lights, Camera, SUMMIT!!

Connection Cafe

Author: Blair Naylor. Raise your hand if you're having Summit withdrawals. So, yea, I'm having some serious Summit withdrawals. All those months of planning that lead up to the epic 3 day fun-tastic event and then *sob* it's all over. So what to do with your post-Summit blues? Besides the obvious bed-time reading of the conference guide and browsing through the photos on Flickr simultaneously laughing and crying, you should watch the Oscar-worthy, official 2011 Summit video!

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Lights, Camera, Action! How to Create a Video Gallery in WordPress

Byte Technology

The post Lights, Camera, Action! It’s no great secret that WordPress is a pretty amazing program, and open-source jewel that allows users such great latitude of design possibilities. And among those possibilities is the opportunity to create a video library that can really increase the profile of a site and help engage visitors on different levels.

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Mission in Action, in Life and in Work| The Storytelling Power of A Camera Lens

Connection Cafe

This exhibit highlights the work of Sean Sheridan , a world-renowned photojournalist who works to tell organizations’ stories through the lens of his camera. I love when my life and my work collide. As a corporate social responsibility professional working in philanthropy and volunteerism every day, nonprofits, their leaders and the work they do are a huge part of my life. It’s not unusual, especially in the community where I live, for these very same people to be friends and colleagues.

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Lights Camera Action – Major Gift Fundraising for the Arts

Connection Cafe

One of the great things about fundraising for cultural organizations is that there … Donor Strategy Fundraising Success & Performance Identifying Prospects

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Things you Need to Know about CCTV IP Camera

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

When you are looking for a camera system, it is very easy to get overwhelmed by a large number of products or services available and the confusing technical terminologies that come with them. What a lot of people do not realize is that another class of surveillance camera’s directly available to the paying public. . Consumer-grade versus Commercial-grade security camera. As you know, there are two kinds of security surveillance cameras.

Lights. Camera. Help. is this weekend!

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Tags: Fund Raising & NPOs Innovation Film Festival Lights Camera Help

5 QUESTIONS with Ed Messman, founder and CEO of Giveo - Boulder Daily Camera

AFP Blog

5 QUESTIONS with Ed Messman, founder and CEO of Giveo - Boulder Daily Camera: "Ed Messman has worked with venture-backed, early-stage technology companies for more than 13 years.As a former executive at Boulder's HiveLive, an enterprise social software company, Messman noticed the convergence of several market and demographic trends, particularly around philanthropic engagement and giving.

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Virtually New Orleans : CU News : Boulder Daily Camera

AFP Blog

Virtually New Orleans : CU News : Boulder Daily Camera: "High school students enrolled in the camp are spending this week intensively exploring what led up to the 2005 storm that ravaged the Gulf Coast and went down in history books as one of the costliest and deadliest hurricanes.

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Lights, Camera, Nonprofit Social Media Engagement!

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Isaac Kiehl , ICAN , Positive Programs for Youth, Communications Coordinator. One of the primary gauges we use for digital communications is post reach and engagement, including number of views and amount of individuals who have interacted with a “like” or comment. As a nonprofit, your message is most likely tailored toward a specific cause, whether it’s through news, links, or photos. Your ultimate breadwinner for social media engagement is photos.

How to Choose the Best of the Many Security Cameras on the Market?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

This gives a clear idea of why everyone needs a security camera. Make sure you install cameras that are visible and the burglars will know that you’re equipped with state of the art security system. Having a camera that’s clearly saying that they’ll be seen during this time is more likely to stop them instead of installing something that’ll be small enough to be harder to be seen. Everything that the camera sees at the moment will be available on your smartphone.

$100 Digital Video Camera

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Remember when those disposable video cameras came out last year? This would be a cool thing to do: Get 20 of these cameras and put them in the hands of the Sharing Foundation college scholarship students, have them learn some video, and set up something like this. Via post by Jay Dedman on video bloggers community list. Someone in MAKE even shows how to hack into it so you coould use it over and over again. here's the next version. Watch the totally cheesy video!

Blame the Crowd, Not the Camera: Challenges to a New Open Photo Policy at the National Gallery

Museum 2.0

A swarm of cameras everywhere. Reading Michael''s posts carefully, it seems that the cameras are not the ultimate culprits. Cameras weaponize an already unwieldy mob of people. A scene like the one shown above is not just a mess because of the bevy of phones and cameras. Suddenly, a visual distraction like a camera--innocuous in an uncrowded space--becomes as bad as someone talking in the movie theater. You can''t not see their camera.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

You don't even have to go to a store to buy a camera, you can just shoot film on your phone. How do you help your clients be authentic on camera? Helping subjects be authentic on camera is really challenging. She was saying the same words over and over again, but they weren’t hitting the right mark, just because she's not used to being on camera. Instead, I like to turn on the camera, put my headphones on, and say, “Hey!

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The 2012 Lights. Camera. Help. Nonprofit Film Festival

Tech Soup Blog

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Aaron Bramley is the co-founder and director of communications and education of Lights. Help., a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to encouraging other nonprofit. and cause-driven organizations to use film and video to tell their. stories. The Lights. Nonprofit Film Festival is set to focus on good for its fourth consecutive year in Austin, Texas.

Lights, Camera, VOLUNTEER!

NTEN

If you have a video camera and some know how, YouTube and the administration want you to become a Video Volunteer : Video Volunteers is YouTube's version of a new platform that Google has launched called All for Good, which helps match citizens with volunteer opportunities in their local communities. I'm in sunny San Francisco for the National Conference on Volunteering and Service this week.

Lights. Camera. Help. Opens Submissions for Nonprofit Film Festival with Pre-screening in Austin, Texas

Connection Cafe

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Last Thursday night I attended the Lights. opening night pre-screening here in Austin and was blown away by the powerful videos shared by the four nonprofit organizations screening their video entries. David Neff shared with me info about the organization's event and I thought this was something all Connection Cafe readers should hear about.

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What's a Watt Stopper? My First FLIP Camera Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm playing, err, testing a FLIP HD Camera- the ULTRA HD. And, all I can say is WOW. I've been away from making media for a little bit and so it is nice to come back to it with a little perspective on how cameras and video editing have gotten so much easier. Now back to the FLIP camera. The only minor glitch I had with the camera was when I wanted to get the videos off the camera using the USB port for the first time. FLIP Camera.

Cameras for Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I posted her notice on several other channels (adoptive parents of Cambodian kids, flickr Cambodian group, etc) and she is getting inquiries and offers of more cameras. Cameras for Cambodia (C4C) is a grassroots project that will take place in the town of Siem Reap, Cambodia. C4C will put cameras in the hands of children aged 10-16. Elizabeth is seeking donations of cameras and photo books before she departs for Cambodia in mid-June.

TSDigs Webinar Recap: Capturing Your Story on Camera

Tech Soup Blog

The webinar, Capturing Your Story on Camera , featured David J. Camera. Video direction and production will involve tasks such as asking difficult questions, like asking your subject to change their outfit because the color does not look good on camera, and so on. A microphone is a great tool and it’s helpful to either use a camera with a built-in microphone or purchase an external one that can be plugged into the camera you do have.

Only 29 days left till Lights. Camera. Help.

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Lights. film festival calls for nonprofit and grassroots film. June 30, 2009 Entry Deadline. Details: www.lightscamerahelp.com. Contact: contact@lightscamerahelp.com. Lights. the nonprofit film festival, wants your organization to tell its story through its films and videos. This is the premiere film festival dedicated to nonprofit and grassroots organizations. All proceeds from the festival will be donated to the organization that is the subject of the winning film.

Light. Camera. Help. Now Open to Non Profits

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Austin, TX—Lights. the premiere film festival exclusively for non-profit and grassroots organizations, officially opened its submission process last night. Four prominent non-profit organizations showed their support for the festival by formally submitting their films at the Reel-to-Reality event held at Southwest Key’s East Side Community Center.

Change to Win A Flip Video Camera. interested?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Go read it and find out how you can win a FLIP camera and more R U a social citizen?

TSDigs Webinar Recap: Capturing Your Story on Camera

Tech Soup Blog

The webinar, Capturing Your Story on Camera , featured David J. Camera. Video direction and production will involve tasks such as asking difficult questions, asking your subject to change their outfit because the color does not look good on camera, and so on. A microphone is a great tool and it’s helpful to either use a camera with a built-in microphone or purchase an external one that can be plugged into the camera you do have.

David Neff Wants You To Submit Your Films To Lights. Camera. Help.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Camera. Camera. That's my colleague David Neff who co-founded an organization called Lights. Help., a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to encouraging other nonprofit and cause-driven organizations to use film and video to tell their stories. David wants to know if your organization has a film that promotes a cause and a winner. If so, he wants you to submit your cause-driven films to the. 2010 Lights. Festival now open to submissions. All entries are free.

Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin

See What's Out There

Camera. video austin lights camera help nonprofit video Nonprofits reel change film frenzy texas Are you in Austin? Check out the Reel Change Film Frenzy screening on April 19th, produced by our friends at Lights. The post Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin appeared first on The See3 Blog.

Beth's on the Move: Packing With A Flip Camera

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The kids were curious about the FLIP camera - and thought it would be fun for them to make movies of the house to say good bye and perhaps a little theraputic. So, I got Harry and Sara one of the smaller FLIP cameras. Harry pointed out the camera shake issue. On the previous video I created about our car leaving for California , I asked for some tips about how to avoid camera shake.

MOVE ON: The Movie from Lights. Camera. Help.

FI Space

MoveOn: The Movie. September 25th, 8:00pm. Southwest Key Community Center. Discussion. September 25th, 10:00pm. The Peacock Lounge. If you didn’t make it in time, there is still hope, tickets are only $5. We will have complimentary snacks and beverages. The show starts at 8:00 with a discussion following the screening at The Peacock Lounge.

Is That A Camera in Your Pocket? Tips and Tools for MobilePhonetography As Part of Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

The new generation of smart phones come equipped with excellent cameras and for many it means that they can easily shoot from the hip and capture moments in your organization’s work that make for great, socially share able content. Carry your camera phone around and snap impromptu photos of your #nonprofit. Mobile phone cameras that have touch screen allow you focus with your fingers.

My Camera has a Macro Lens!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was happy to discover that my new camera, a Canon PowerShot SD300, has a macro option. So, I spent some time on vacation learning how to do close up shots

I've upgraded my camera. OMG, where's the off button?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Since I started video blogging, I have used the mpeg setting of a cheap digital camera - a Cannon SD800. It's a wonderful camera, don't get me wrong. I'm terrified of getting a big professional level camera - and can't afford it anyway. So, what I thought might be the next incremental step: A small, portable camera that could fit in the palm in of my hand and was easy to whip out and capture something. How do you go about learning a new camera. Click To Play.

Steve Bridger Interviews Camera Rwanda about NGOS and Flickr

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Pearl Children Care Center I discovered Camera Rwanda's beautiful photo stream when I wrote about it on blogher last January. just posted an interview with her entitled " Camera Rwands: Storytelling using Flickr." Steve Bridger from NFP 2.0 " She talks about how flickr has impacted her, building communities around the images, and the benefits of using flickr for storyelling, communicating with stakeholders about a project. Go right over there and read it

Oh Yeah, and I shoved a camera in his face

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you want to get acceptable audio for video blogging on an inexpensive camera you need to control the noise/environment or get really close to your subject. He offered to send it to me and I got him on camera giving me permission to use it. The title of this post was inspired by this quote from JD Lasica in an article about personal broadcasting: A camera, firewire and the ability to Webcast are all you need. Photo by Kino-Eye in Flickr.

Social Media Usage Guidelines: Don't moon people with cameras (or at least hide your face when you do)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

B) Don't moon people with cameras (or at least hide your face when you do). This is particularly important for "off-duty" actions that are grayer than "don't moon people with cameras." I've been doing some research over the past few months and wrote a comprehensive post about social media policy and nonprofits that I've been updating. Source: www.facetime.com/survey08/summary/.

Using Gmail Voice and Video Chat: Is My Camera On?

Tech Soup Blog

In April, TechSoup will be kicking off a TeleGreening Your Workplace campaign to help social benefit organizations discover ways to save money, reduce travel, and still be effective in your work. One way nonprofits and libraries can reduce their carbon footprint from travel is to try out new tools for virtual meetings.

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Upcoming Webinar on February 9: Digital Storytelling - Capturing Your Story on Camera

Tech Soup Blog

The objective of this webinar is to get you comfortable behind a camera with your director's hat on. Camera. In conjunction with the third annual TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge , we are offering three free webinars to ensure you know the nuts and bolts of all the stages of production — and get your questions answered by the experts. The second part of this three-part webinar series on Thursday, February 9, at 11:00 a.m.

Lights. Camera. Help. Nonprofit Film Festival Kicks Off

NTEN

Camera. One of our 2009 class of NTENnies, who also happens to be an Austin 501 Tech Club organizer, is at it again: David Neff is organizing another event for media-savvy do-gooders. Introducing the Lights. Film Festival. From their site: A Film festival for non-profit and grass roots organizations. . Through this annual event, films and videos with a cause directly related to a non-profit or grass roots organization will be subject to a rigorous criteria by a panel of judges.

HOW TO: Create Videos for Your Nonprofit Without a Video Camera, a Budget of $0, and Little-to-No Tech Skills

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Animoto is a service that allows you to create videos about your nonprofit using a selection of your organization’s best photos. Within a few minutes and a couple of clicks, your nonprofit could have a new promotional video that you can use on your Web site, your Blog, in your e-mail newsletters, and on social networking sites.

Congrats to the First Annual Lights. Camera. Help! Film Festival Winner!

NTEN

Camera. We mentioned this event earlier on this blog , so we figured we should update everyone on the outcome. NTEN rockstar member David Neff , along with his co-organizers, launched the first ever Nonprofit Film Festival this year. Their project, Lights. Help! , had an open call for submissions of films made by nonprofit and advocacy organizations that demonstrated their missions.

Amnesty International Launches Eyes On Darfur: Satellite Cameras Allows Public to Monitor Villages

Have Fun - Do Good

No one likes to feel like they are being watched, especially if they are doing something wrong. Amnesty International is asking its supporters to monitor 12 villages in Darfur via satellite that they have deemed "vulnerable" to attack on its new site, Eyes on Darfur. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) provided expertise on satellite imagery and other geospatial technologies.

It’s SXSW Voting time. Can you help?

FI Space

Camera. Hey all I don’t ask much from my readers but I have a request for today. Can you help me get into SXSW for the fourth year in a row? I’m on a TON of great panel this year and would love for to help by voting and commenting on them all. Let me know what you think. Also the first five people to comment on any of the panel will win a nice prize from our prize closet! So please go vote and comment on the panels below. Non-Profits and Social Media: Not the Usual Suspects.

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Jay Dedman Will Teach A Video Blogging Workshop in New Orleans and My Old Video Camera Will Find A New Home!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Participants are asked to bring their laptop computer and video camera so that they can learn on their own equipment. I decided to donate my Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2 digital video camera because I wasn't using it as much as I thought. If you're a New Orleans-based nonprofit and you want to attend and try to win the camera, send an email (150 words or less) on how your organization would benefit from the camera and plans for using it to postmaster@ccstb.org before 5:00 PM tomorrow.

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My New Non Profit is giving $1,000 to…

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Camera. Thanks to all of your generous donations, Lights. is pleased to announce that we will be giving $1,000 to the Art from the Streets program. This is the result of all of the proceeds from the festival, as well as several donations received after we announced the winner. We are really pleased that our first year was such a great success and that an amazing organization like Art from the Streets will benefit from our hard work.

Last Chance! Get your films in today!

FI Space

Camera. Tags: Innovation Organizational Change #LCH Film Film Festival Lights Camera Help non profits The clock is ticking and you now have 1 and a half days to get your nonprofit or cause-driven film to Lights. for judgment. Submissions are coming in fast, and it’s not too late for you to join the party. If you plan to FedEx or UPS your entry please email us for a physical mailing address. aaron@lightscamerahelp.org.

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