video & media
BRAVE NEW THEATERS
distribution website founded by
Robert Greenwald, where everybody can sign up to host screenings.
"We don't have Paramount or Universal Studios, and we certainly
don't have Fox Studios, but we have all of you and it's worth
so much more. "
initiative promoting sustainable development and human rights.
for Community Media
of local cable access TV organizations.
A magazine to inform, promote, encourage and mobilize the independent and grassroots media arts movement.
for Documentary Studies
Located at Duke
University, CDC supports the work of teachers, researchers, photographers,
writers and filmmakers who are working to bring documentary skills
to people of all ages, from all walks of life.
Real world, practical
and relevant information on copyright issues.
Direct Cinema Limited
was created in 1974 to serve independent filmmakers. They are
"dedicated to presenting the very best films in each of our subject
areas, and strive to offer titles that are both entertaining and
enlightening. Our films have won 54 Academy Award nominations
and 15 Oscars - more than any other collection of short films
and documentaries in the world." Plus, they will help your organization
figure out the best films to screen.
Lots of information
on the latest in digital video technology.
& Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
The national media
watch group offering well-documented criticism of media bias and
censorship, and advocating for greater diversity in the media.
Flicker is a bi-monthly
film festival in L.A., and in Chapel Hill, NC open to filmmakers
using Super 8 and 16mm film.
Operates the only
audio/video webcasting site created entirely by its members, and
a programming service delivering activist, community-based alternative
media to public access stations and satellite TV viewers throughout
the United States.
is a source for the latest as well as the classic provocative,
thoughtful, visionary independent documentary and other point
of view films about important issues that are not being fully
covered in the mainstream American media.
Independent Film Channel
"A Real Web Site,
for Real Film Fans..."
Indymedia is a collective
of independent media organizations and hundreds of journalists
offering grassroots, non-corporate news and ad-hoc live coverage
of grass-roots activism.
ITVS solicits innovative
proposals from independent producers, selects projects for funding,
then supports, schedules and promotes them for broadcast on public
Joe Public Films
is an independent video & filmmaking resource that is committed
to exposing under-reported human rights-related news stories from
around the world, at any and every available level of media, from
grassroots screenings to broadcast television.
A showcase for presenting
documentary films on the Web.
NationalAlliance of Media, Arts & Culture (NAMAC)
National association of organizations and individuals committed to furthering the media arts.
The Media Education Foundation
A progressive educational organization devoted to the production and distribution of educational videos that critically examine the role of the mass media and its impact on our society.
The Peoples Channel
Chapel Hill, NC's community-runpublic access TV station.
TheVideo Activist Network
The VAN is an informal
association of activists and politically conscious artists using
video to support social, economic and environmental justice campaigns.
Links to companies
offering products and services to the film industry.
A video activist
promoting the use of video and other media tools in progressive
politics and activism
Iraq Veterans Against
A great site to
find out what you can do RIGHT NOW to help fight for social justice.
Set up by Working Assets, the long distance company, one can be
put on a mailing lists for updates and follow links to write key
political figures directly. Iraq War Veterans Against the War.
An interesting collection
of articles, essays, commentaries, lists, etc.
of Attainder Project
Forwards the cause
of preventing laws that plunder life, liberty, and property, with
particular attention to asset for feiture being practiced by law
enforcement agencies in the US.
for Independent Public Broadcasting
Building a national
coalition to create a public broadcasting trust funded through
a small tax on commercial broadcasters and foundations.
It seeks to free public broadcasting from corporate and government
A nonprofit, nonpartisan citizen's lobbying organization promoting open, honest and accountable government. Common Cause represents the unified voice of the people against corruption in government and big money special interests.
The Media Consortium's
website for independent journalism. Expose stories not found elsewhere.
Without Borders USA
Delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and natural and man-made disasters, and to others who lack health care due to social or geographical isolation.
Information, Activism,and Resistance to U.S. Militarism and War. Founded by Ramsey Clark, Former U.S. Attorney General.
From the Pink Noise website.
Current info on
the effects of the embargo and bombing on Iraq.
Nino Pasti Foundation for Peace and the Independence of the Peoples
Works both in Italy
and on the international scene to promote the spread, interconnection
and growth of a great worldwide movement capable of reversing
the present-day trends and establishing a true world order based
on peaceful relations, the independence of the world's peoples
and human solidarity.
The website of Katherine
Martin, author of Women of Courage and Women of Spirit, wonderful
collections of the powerful stories of inspirational women. Barbara
Trent is one of fourty-one trailblazers interviewed for Women
Offers a vast array
of documents, articles and links to aid serious researchers find
the truth about our history.
for Democratic Communications
be about people, not money. The UDC is a group of activists and
academics who promote people-based, not-so-corporate ways of talking
to each other.
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