Archive for category: Education

Call Out: Looking for Young Documentary Filmmakers

Call Out: Looking for Young Documentary Filmmakers

0 / April 19, 2012 5:03 pm

With a grant from Calgary 2012 (Calgary’s cultural capital bid), I am now a project looking for ideas and youth who want to participate. All I know at this point is that it will involve documentary filmmaking, that it will […]

Reel World Youth Filmfest

Reel World Youth Filmfest

0 / December 16, 2011 4:41 pm

After wrapping up Reel World Youth and doing a final debrief with the teens at Alice Jamieson, I’ve come to the conclusion that life really is far more interesting than the comfortable illusions we are fed by daytime TV and […]

Youth Interviewing the Real World

Youth Interviewing the Real World

0 / October 29, 2011 9:32 am

We are six weeks into our Reel World Youth project where we are teaching kids how to create mini video documentaries as a way to learn about the world around them. And what a learning it has been to try […]

Meet the Human Race

Meet the Human Race

2 / August 31, 2011 2:48 pm

This is quite possibly the most important video I have cut together to date. Not because I shot it. In fact, I’ve taken liberally from HOME, Journey of Man, and Short History of Progress. It’s important not because the ideas […]

Teaching Kids How to Read

Teaching Kids How to Read

4 / November 14, 2010 10:16 am

What do you need to know to help children learn to read in their first 2000 days on Earth? In this exclusive presentation hosted by Calgary Reads, child development expert Maryanne Wolf breaks down the genetic and cognitive aspects of […]