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Filmmaking for Change with Henry Mochida and Kimberlee Bassford

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Filmmaking for Change with Henry Mochida and Kimberlee Bassford

Time: November 13, 2010 from 9am to 4pm
Location: UHM Krauss Hall, Room 012
Website or Map: http://www.outreach.hawaii.ed…
Phone: 956-3422
Event Type: workshop:, fee, $50, call, 956-8400, to, register
Organized By: Susan, 956-3422,
Latest Activity: Nov 3, 2010

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Want to excite and energize 21st century students? Want to spark social change to mobilize a community? Filmmaking is a highly collaborative team-building, educational, and empowering experience that can be used to supplement an existing curriculum or to inspire an online community. In this one-day workshop participants learn strategies to effectively integrate socially responsible content creation into the classroom through the process of filmmaking. Review basic social network campaign strategies to employ filmmaking as a community mobilizer. Become a content creator today and participant in shaping how we image the world tomorrow! Guess speakers include David DeLuca, director of Bess Press, and George del Barrio, social media expert.

Henry Mochida, a fifth generation kama’aina born and raised in Hawaii, has a BA in Economics, a masters in Urban & Regional Planning, attended the Academy for Creative Media, and is currently a PhD student in Planning, UHM. He has worked on over 100 productions in the states and internationally, with award winning works premiering at film festivals around the world. Along with his passion for writing and directing short and feature narratives, he aspires to collaborate in pioneering a 'social media planning' field to foster social change through the re-imaging of our communities.

Kimberlee Bassford is an independent filmmaker with a passion for social issue and cultural stories. She produced, directed, wrote and co-edited the award-winning documentary Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority and produced Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?, a four-hour national PBS documentary series, and the three-hour national PBS series The Meaning of Food. Bassford has a BA in psychology from Harvard University and a Masters in Journalism from the University of California Berkeley. She owns Making Waves Films LLC, a documentary production company in Honolulu.

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