Lights. Camera. Help. is this weekend!

FI Space

Tags: Fund Raising & NPOs Innovation Film Festival Lights Camera Help Can you believe I started a non-profit with my friends less than 3 months ago and here we are! Check out the progress we have made!

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. Later, the students will use Google SketchUp software and will post virtual reconstruction projects on Google Earth, Tags: NPDisasterRelief NPtech

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Lights. Camera. Help is coming along…

FI Space

Tags: Info Tech Organizational Change #LCH Film Festival Lights Camera Help Just wanted to give you a little heads up on what’s going on with the Non Profit Film Festival I am starting up this year. All in all we are getting some great Films in the PO Box. Including this one: The most recent film received was Prostition: Beyond the Myths.

Light. Camera. Help. Now Open to Non Profits

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Tags: Fund Raising & NPOs Info Tech Organizational Change #LCH Add new tag Film DF Films Austin, TX—Lights. the premiere film festival exclusively for non-profit and grassroots organizations, officially opened its submission process last night.

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. FLIP Camera.

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. Tags: ncvs NPTech video youtube I'm in sunny San Francisco for the National Conference on Volunteering and Service this week.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Camera. Camera. Tags: promotion 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.

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). Tags: policy Source: www.facetime.com/survey08/summary/. Yesterday, I attended a webinar about social media policies called " E-Privacy: Can You Legally Monitor MySpace, LinkedIn, E-mail, & Blogs?

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack November 1st, 2006 Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr Kresta King Cutcher has been posting images to the Flickr photo-sharing community since September 2005.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: Green Office Web 2.0 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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Lights. Camera. Help. Nonprofit Film Festival Kicks Off

NTEN

Camera. Tags: NPTech nten members video 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. .

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tag your post with "net2thinktank." I wonder how many of those 300 cameras will actually get used? Here's some inspiration if your organization gets a camera from YouTube. And, if not, you can always sign up for the FlipVideo Spotlight Program camera giveaway.

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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

Tags: Animoto Facebook Online Video 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.

Say.Goodbye Bush! - Network Salute to "W." (GoodbyeBush) tag!

Network-Centric Advocacy

As you make your riff please use the TAG "goodbyeBush" If you had 30 seconds of goodbye face time with George Bush, what would you say? Or be creative: point your camera where you think it needs to go, and tell the story of “Goodbye Bush!” Tags: Examples of Network-Centric Advocacy Campaigns Mother Jones is collecting 30-second YouTube “Goodbye, Bush” videos over the holidays.

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

NTEN

Camera. Tags: community buzz digital story-telling nonprofit media video 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.

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

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Camera. Tags: Fund Raising & NPOs Innovation #LCH Lights. 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.

It’s SXSW Voting time. Can you help?

FI Space

Camera. Tags: Info Tech Innovation Housewives Lights. 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.

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

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Camera. Tags: Fund Raising & NPOs Innovation #LCH Lights. 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.

NpTech Tag Roundup: Election Day, NPTech Blog Chatter, and Tool Talk

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

blog shares an interview with entitled " Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr." Photo from Politalk_Tim Flickr Stream via the Voter s project Cross-posted at Netsquared Election Day, Organizing, Campaigns, Nonprofits and Web 2.0

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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Come support my new Non Profit

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Camera. Tags: Personal Change Social Change Lights. As many of you know I have started my own non profit here in Austin with some amazing people. It’s called Lights. Camera.Help and is the world’s first non profit film festival. As of this week we have started selling our Film Passes for the event. Please check out more below. We would love you support! Lights.

What bank should we use for our Non Profit?

FI Space

Tags: Economics #LCH Banking Lights Camera Help Non Profit Hey All. Easy question for you today. I am in the process of starting my own non profit around Lights.Camera.Help. and we need some help. What bank should we use? What bank does your non profit use? What’s important for us to look for in a bank? The first 5 responses will win a prize from our non profit prize closet. Let me know in the comments below!

Last chance to get in on the action…and the party

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Tags: Fund Raising & NPOs Lights. Lights. Action. that is. Tonight is our final screening night. 7pm) and do we have a great one for you. Check out some of the amazing films playing here. And make sure you grab your tickets online here (as we can’t sell tickets at the door). And of course tommorow we announce the winner of our “JURY PRIZE&# for 2009. Which means they will be getting all the money we have raised so far!

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It’s SXSW Voting time. Can you help?

FI Space

Camera. Tags: Info Tech Innovation Housewives Lights. 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.

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Midwest Progressive Communicators Gather in Chicago

See What's Out There

What kind of camera should I get? Canon VIXIA HV30 is the best value for a consumer camera of its kind and is easy to use. Tags: conference video camera Nonprofits Video nptech community media

Ready for Another Video Contest?

See What's Out There

The deadline is May 15, 2010, so get your camera out and act fast! Tags: Video youtube contest video camera We recently announced the winners of the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, but the contests don’t end there. Our friends at the American Constitution Society have just announced a contest of their own. They’re looking for short videos that highlight the important role that courts play in shaping the laws that shape our lives.

5 DIY Video Tips

See What's Out There

Choose the Right Camera for Your Needs. There are so many great cameras on the market today, but they’re not all going to be right for your organization. If you’re just shooting for the web, we recommend the Flip video camera. Of course, making a video doesn’t end with the camera. If someone noteworthy visits your office, get the camera out and shoot a quick testimonial. If you’re on your way to a local rally, grab a still camera and take some pictures.

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Why Every Nonprofit Should Be On YouTube

See What's Out There

You can use existing video assets, repurposed video assets and make simple videos using a Flip Video camera or other low-cost consumer product. Tags: Video Nonprofits youtube social media video camera new media I recently put together a webinar about how nonprofits can use YouTube effectively. This issue has become much more important than it once was.

2009 Member Appreciation: Free Stuff for Members, Plus the Daily Member Prize Winner for 11/9

NTEN

Tags: flip camera member appreciation NPTech nten members seth godin video Welcome to the 2nd week of 2009 NTEN Member Appreciation Month ! There are a couple of treats for NTEN members this week that I hope you can take advantage of: > Ask the Expert with Seth Godin.

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nfp 2.0 » Job tagging as a recruitment tool

Rebooting Charity

Employers could add tags to opportunities that would be used to power job searches. Breast Cancer Care are looking for a Web Content Manager to join their New Media team and have created a web page using tags to convey the nature of the role.

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nfp 2.0 » The Next Google

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

Digital cameras were commonplace four years ago, but cheap point-and-shoot video cameras were certainly not. Tags: storytelling blogging crisis transparency This is a story of a blog.

Apple isn’t ready for its own “revolution”

Judi Sohn

When you connect an iOS device to a PC photo library, you are given the option to delete photos from camera roll after the photos have been transferred. Then you can sync the photos back to the device nicely organized with a fresh slate in the camera roll. Organizing the camera roll without a computer is a mess. There’s nothing I’ve found to move a photo to an album and delete it from the camera roll. Tagged: apple , ipad , post-PC.

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What Your Nonprofit Can Learn From The #IceBucketChallenge

TechImpact

It requires almost no investment (aside from the donation, and maybe a bucket), a camera or camera phone (which almost everyone has one of the two), can be done almost anywhere, and anyone can do it. Image courtesy of Montreal Gazette.

It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

Connection Cafe

Animals are always camera-ready: Seriously, there were some really cute animal pictures posted, especially of giraffes. Use these tags: #showyourculture + @blackbaud. Let me open by saying that I have a prize to give out, but you have to read to the bottom of the post to learn more.

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nfp 2.0 » Social bookmarking on steroids

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

Mind apples

Steve Bridger

Amy Sample Ward tagged me in her five-a-day-post , following the mindapples ’meme’ started (I think) by Andy Gibson of The School Of Everything, and brought to my attention initially by Tessy Britton. .

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Need Some Inspiration To Video Blog? Look no further.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a loaner FLIP Camera for a couple of weeks. It is the camera that many nonprofits are using to tell their story because they're easy to use and inexpensive (they product giveaway program too). FLIP Camera. The camera comes with some editing software.

Free Webinar on June 17: Flip-in' Out @ the Library

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's product donation program includes easy-to-use Flip Video cameras that allow you to share your library and community stories. They use Flip cameras to produce videos of library events, to record staff training, and to share advocacy techniques. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library uses Flip cameras within their system for programming at their branches. The cameras are used to film anything from library advocacy and outreach to answering questions about current events.

Great reads from around the web on July 8th

Amy Sample Ward

Camera. Camera. Camera. " Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from July 8th. Find me on Delicious for more! Lights. Film Passes are now on Sale! - "Lights. is a new nonprofit in Austin, Texas and it’s bringing you the first world wide film festival only for nonprofit and cause-driven organizations. On July 31st and August 1st at 7pm, Lights.

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Even More Ways to Tell Your Story with Your Smartphone

Tech Soup Blog

Ask any mobile expert and they'll tell you that camera apps are blazing hot right now. Vine has arrived on Windows Phone , which is excellent news as many of the Nokia Windows Phones are equipped with high-end cameras.

5 DIY Video Tips

Frogloop

Choose the Right Camera for Your Needs. There are so many great cameras on the market today, but they’re not all going to be right for your organization. If you’re just shooting for the web, we recommend the Flip video camera. Tags: Video

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Submit Your Story to an NPO-Exclusive Film Festival: June 30 Deadline!

Tech Soup Blog

Camera. Camera. Tags: Marketing Multimedia & Graphics Online Activism Attention all TechSoup video buffs, the Lights. Nonprofit Film Festival is still accepting entries! Lights. is an annual film festival that aims to raise awareness for nonprofit work through the medium of film. So spread the word about your organization and submit a feature, short, or public service announcement by midnight, June 30, 2009. read more.