Wednesday, March 29, 2017 is COMMUNITY MEDIA ADVOCACY DAY in NYS! From 10:00am – 4:00pm We will be meeting with key state lawmakers and YOUR state lawmaker to discuss strengthening community media funding and encouraging policy changes so cable funds do not dry up. Help support us in our efforts to promote legislation in New York […]
Why would anyone tear themselves away from the work they love to travel to a conference? Here are two essays from ACM-NE’s 2016 scholarship recipients, with their thoughts on the August 2016 national conference. Part One Michael L. Hendricks, Sr., is a producer at Stoughton Media Access Corporation (SMAC) in Stoughton MA. After attending the Our […]
…of the Alliance? If not, you have an opportunity to include your organization in the only membership organization that is solely devoted to the work of Public, Educational and Government (PEG) Access channels and community media centers across the United States. The national ACM offers a 20% discount on annual dues for new organizational members if you apply […]
The Special Awards Committee worked very hard while deciding the Special Awards in 2016. These are their choices from the many great nominations submitted this year: Chuck Sherwood Leadership Award Lisa Byer, Executive Director of Catamount Access TV in Bennington received four separate nominations from four different parts of Vermont for the Chuck Sherwood Leadership Award. […]
Lighting an Interview like a Pro – Without the Pro’s Budget with Jonathan Lipsy of ISG Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 22 at CTN5. Register for this and the 10:30 a.m. workshop “Step by Step: Making a Dynamic Documentary here! What is it that makes one interview shot look so much better than another? Framing […]
At the Our Town conference in Boston last month, and in follow-up discussions online and by telephone, Alliance members and allies discussed the FCC’s Second Report and Order on Closed Captioning, released last February. Connecticut ACM explained to their members and friends this way. How will it work for PEG people in your states?
CALL FOR ENTRIES!!! 100-SECOND FESTIVAL Create, watch and share videos and film that are 100 seconds or less The 100-seconds is a celebration of culture through the language of motion media and the common constraint of 100 seconds. It is a unique yet accessible global dialogue. Launched in 2005, the festival embraces authentic, raw, creative […]
As you may have noticed, we will be in beautiful Portland, Maine on Saturday, October 22 for the celebration of our 2016 Video Festival Awards. But before the Special Awards Luncheon and festivities, there will be workshops at the CTN5 studios. For starters: STEP BY STEP: Making a Dynamic Documentary A documentary can communicate your ideas […]