Grant Addressing Sexual Violence on Campus

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We teamed up with When Georgia Smiled: The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation and Pivot TV to create the the iAspire Grant, which provides up to $5,000 in funding for college students who are working to address issues of sexual violence, including issues of campus sexual assault, relationship abuse, and harassment, on their campus. Apply by 10/15.

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The Fresh Comedy Talent Search!

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This month we’re launching one of our most unique programs to date. We’ve paired with Pivot TV and Febreze to support aspiring comedic storytellers – filmmakers, improv groups and comedians. Two selected teams will have the chance to write, shoot, and star in short films that will air on Pivot TV, and will be awarded $1,000 for their work. Apply by 9/17.

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5 Companies that Do Well by Doing Good

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This Fall we joined Pivot TV in sharing their shows that encourage dialogue around social themes. Inspired by their new show Human Resources, which follows the innovative company TerraCycle, we are featuring five companies that are doing well by doing good. The show airs Fridays at 10pm, only on Pivot. Did you miss the first episode? You can view it online here. Read on to find out about TerraCycle and other cool companies making a difference.

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8 DIY Tips for Emerging Filmmakers

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We have teamed up with Pivot TV to share their new show Human Resources, which follows TerraCycle, an innovative company whose mission is to “eliminate the idea of waste.” TerraCycle is one of the fastest growing green companies in the world. Inspired by the creativity and resourcefulness of TerraCycle, we are featuring eight DIY filmmaking tips from emerging filmmakers across the country. Human Resources debuts Friday, August 8th at 10pm on Pivot.

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Call for Entries: Do-it-Yourself

We are celebrating your resourcefulness and are looking for your photo submissions of DIY rigs and techniques to share with our network! Send your photos, tips and tricks to angie@studentsoftheworld.org to be featured. Check out this DIY rig built by SOW filmmaker, Tobias Deml, for creative inspiration:

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Be the Voice of Our Cause

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We are looking for students in our network to be the Voice Over for a one-minute Students of the World video. For the chance to participate, please check out our guidelines…

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6 Filmmakers who #takePRIDE

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This month we joined our friends at Pivot TV in celebrating films, programs and young creatives who #takePRIDE in the diversity of the LGBTQ community. We asked Bay Area media professional Rubin Rodriguez to share his selection of five up-and-coming LGBTQ filmmakers to follow in 2014.

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