The New School – Technology Thoughts

Notes from South by Southwest We’re proud to be on the leading edge of educational innovation at The New School. As new research is conducted and published, we want to be a part of that conversation. One of The New School’s Co-Founders, Elizabeth Strickler, Associate Director of the Digital Arts Entertainment Lab at Georgia State […]

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TFI New Media Fund

Well, we just submitted our application to the Tribeca Film Institute’s New Media Fund with a public platform of our Cross Stitch Project, entitled See Me. We have a great idea and are a perfect fit, but getting the grant is a long shot. The good thing is that we are now in a great […]

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Cross Stitch Project pilot has started – next, funding

Using new media technology, The Cross Stitch Project is connecting teenage girls from Calcutta, India and Atlanta, Georgia to share ideas, creative and design skills, learn global enterprise and cross-cultural communication skills.  The students will design and produce garments and with the proceeds support secondary education and vocational training for girls in Calcutta’s slum communities. […]

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The Bengali Detective

picked up (or remake rights picked up) at Sundance Advertisements

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The Cross Stitch Project

We are leaving for India again to set up the Kolkata portion of the Cross Stitch Project. To read more about our cross-media documentary and educational program, check out Advertisements

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This week’s In Media Res – Transmedia: New Platforms

Follow this week’s theme I organized featuring: Monday October 11, 2010 – Janet Murray (Georgia Tech) presents: Inventing New Conventions for Digital Storytelling Tuesday October 12, 2010 – Henry Jenkins (University of Southern California) presents: Harry Shum Jr: Dancing With and Without Glee Wednesday October 13, 2010 – Chuck Tryon (Fayetteville State University) presents: Learning from The Elders: Crowdfunding, Transmedia, […]

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Education through Empowerment doc has begun

    I just returned from 2 weeks in India working as a producer/camera/pa/accountant on our documentary. The project took many twists and turns and continues to do so as Phoebe, director and Charlene, cinematographer are still winding their way through all the places poor children reside in India. Follow us on this travel blog […]

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