Register today for the second annual I Look Up Film Challenge in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects. This film challenge builds on the success and momentum of last year’s spectacular entries to once again challenge filmmakers to share the stories of architects transforming communities and the world through the power of design. It’s time two great storytellers came together – filmmakers and architects – to shine a light on the innovative design work being done all over the country. Register to compete for up to $5,000 in prizes and the chance to see your film premiere at the Architecture and Design Film Festival and SXSW Eco. Learn more and join the challenge.
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.
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.
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.
From the unscripted and candid to fictional chronicles of real life challenges, we asked #takePRIDE Guest Curator Rubin Rodriguez to share his list of television and web series to watch in 2014.
Freestyle Dreams features Frankie Perez, a social worker and hip hop artist, who uses both his art and his career to connect with the community he serves. We asked the team to share a few thoughts on their collaboration.
Those working in creative fields know that your surroundings have a major impact on your creative product. "Durm" explores how one young designer takes inspiration from his home in Durham, NC. We asked filmmaker Prashanth Kamalakanthan to tell us more about the film.
The Cuddle Squad, made up of Jon Michael Simpson, Jeff McQuitty, and Santiago Dietche, may have a light-hearted name, but their film, "Look Up & Look Forward" has a moving message of hope in even the most challenging circumstances. We asked Jon to talk about his experience bringing stories to the screen.
A selection of SOW student projects from the 2013-2014 school year, which shine a light on progress, celebrate diverse narratives through film, and/or create conversation around topics that shape our culture.
SOW emerging filmmaker Nelson G. Navarrete's 2-minute documentary film Harvesting Hope will air Saturday May 24 in conjunction with Richard Ray Perez’s Cesar’s Last Fast on pivot.