How to raise Urban Chickens w/ ioby.org!

How to raise Urban Chickens w/ ioby.org!

Have you ever had a chicken try to roost on your camera? I now can answer yes to that question, after our fascinating day with Bee Ayers of BK Farmyards, one of the many amazing grassroots environmental groups you can find on ioby.org We’ve been huge fans of ioby since we met one of the […]

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VIMEO Video School – Video 101 for Beginners

Creating video can seem both easy as pie and impossible at the same time. That’s been the experience of many of our clients who strike out into the brave new world of in-house video creation. Likewise the abundance of advice, tips and tutorials on the internet can be a blessing, and a confusing maze that leaves folks frustrated.

That’s why we are so excited to share VIMEO’s video school! As a indie version of YouTube (without the ads and other nonsense) VIMEO has long been our go to method for sharing video. It also turns out they’ve assembled a wide variety of video tutorials on everything from shooting to editing to motion graphics. If you work at a non-profit and your boss has enthusiastically suggested YOU shoot/edit this year’s videos, this might be a great place to start.

Check out their Video 101 page for a three great starting videos.

The Spotlight of Journalism and Compassion

Nicholas Kristof has long been a hero of ours, not only because of his commitment to important social issues, but also because of his relentless pursuit of storytelling as a concrete method for creating change. In this awesome episode of Pubic Radio’s On Being, Kristof talks honestly about his journalistic motivation and technique. One of […]

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