[community] CBC Youth Documentary Outreach
jason.dasilva at axslab.org
Tue May 8 17:45:16 UTC 2018
This sounds great but I am based in New York right now! Let me know how I
can be of more assistance!
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On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Mitchell, Jess <jmitchell at ocadu.ca> wrote:
> > From: Jonathan Jude [mailto:jonathan.jude360 at gmail.com]
> > Sent: May 3, 2018 3:37 PM
> > To: Murray, Pat; margot.whitfield at ryerson.ca
> > Subject: CBC Youth Documentary Outreach
> > Hi there!
> > My name is Jonathan and I'm a producer on a CBC documentary series. I
> came across your department through research. It seems like you are doing
> some exciting things and might be interested in this project.
> > Red Button is a groundbreaking CBC digital series where young Canadian
> documentary subjects become the filmmakers, providing remarkably honest
> perspectives of marginalized and misunderstood communities. It’s a special
> project that our team is very proud of.
> > We launched the first season of Red Button last summer:
> > http://www.cbc.ca/shortdocs/shorts/red-button-homeless-youth
> > https://vimeo.com/242753258
> > In the first season, homeless youth in Toronto used camera phones to
> film their lives. Participants were given audio/video gear and offered a
> workshop to learn the basics of filmmaking. They also received one-on-one
> guidance from professional filmmakers to help them record all aspects of
> their lives: school, home, work, social activities.
> > They then showed us their world, from their perspective, and their
> footage was cut into short films that allowed us to connect with them. The
> response from Canadian viewers was overwhelming.
> > This season the series is exploring youth in other marginalized
> communities, including aspects of the LGBTQ and disabled communities. We
> believe this is a wonderful opportunity to give someone a voice.
> > We are looking for youth to tell their stories. Do you know anyone that
> would love to be involved and have this opportunity?
> Please forward!
> Jess Mitchell
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> Senior Manager, R&D + Design
> OCAD University, Toronto
> Inclusive Design Research Centre
> jmitchell at ocadu.ca
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