Articles Tagged Distribution

Internet Video

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Exhibiting video on the Internet can be a quick way to show your work to producers, festivals, and potential audience members. Although the quality cannot even begin to rival the picture and sound of home video or theatrical distribution, Internet video can provide a representation of your work 24/7. As soon as you understand a… Read more »

Made You Look: Witness Turns Ten

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"Human rights abuses are worse when violators aren’t afraid of detection." That’s the considered opinion of Gillian Caldwell and the driving force behind Witness, the organization she heads. An international human rights organization co-founded in 1992 by musician Peter Gabriel and the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Witness provides local human rights groups around the… Read more »

National Asian American Telecommunications

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What is NAATA? For 21 years, NAATA has been creating opportunities for Asian/Pacific American media through national public TV broadcasts, educational distribution, the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, and producer services. Our mission is to present the rich and diverse stories of Asian Americans to the broadest possible audience through production, exhibition, or… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Porchlight Entertainment

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What is PorchLight Entertainment? PorchLight is an independent distributor of films and television. We focus solely on programs that promote positive values and/or are family-friendly. PorchLight also produces and co-produces films and series, and currently produces two animated series that air on PBS: Jay Jay the Jetplane and Adventures From the Book of Virtues. Best… Read more »

Funder FAQ: Film/Video Arts

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What is Film/Video Arts? We are a nonprofit media arts organization which has been around for 33 years. We provide production and postproduction equipment, fiscal sponsorship, plus youth and artist mentorship programs to our 1,200 members. When and why did F/VA come into being? F/VA was started by a group of educators to empower youth… Read more »

Porchlight Entertainment

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What is PorchLight Entertainment? PorchLight is an independent distributor of films and television. We focus solely on programs that promote positive values and/or are family-friendly. PorchLight also produces and co-produces films and series, and currently produces two animated series that air on PBS: Jay Jay the Jetplane and Adventures From the Book of Virtues. Best… Read more »

Canadian Filmmakers' Distribution

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What is the Canadian Filmmakers’ Distribution Centre (CFMDC)? The CFMDC is Canada’s oldest artist-run organization and it helps give underground and independent filmmakers a greater profile through exhibitions. It also helps to generate revenue through distribution for them. Do you only distribute the work of Canadians? Not at all. Predominantly, the 1,600 film title collection… Read more »

Funder FAQ: Flintridge Foundation

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What is the Flintridge Foundation? Flintridge Foundation is a family foundation based in Pasadena, California. The foundation awarded its first grants in 1986 and established the Awards for Visual Artists in 1997. Our grantmaking (nearly $1.7 million annually) is concentrated in four areas: Visual Arts (through the Awards for Visual Artists program), Theater, Conservation, and… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Open Society Institute’s Youth Media Program

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What is the Youth Initiatives Program? Youth Initiatives comprise several grantmaking projects that promote critical thinking skills, self-expression, creativity, civic engagement and leadership opportunities for low-income youth, particularly young people of color who are marginalized through poverty or other factors. There’s the Youth Media Program, the Urban Debate Program, the Education Initiative, and the Arts… Read more »

Noodlehead Network

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What is NoodleHead? NoodleHead takes the stuff that comes out of kids’ heads and turns it into videos that teach and make you think. We are distributors and producers of videos made with kids. What distinguishes you from other distributors? First, we only distribute videos made with kids. There’s no other organization that’s doing this… Read more »