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Making Something Out of Nothing Part Two: Structuring the Story Author:  Dan Bailes, WIFV Member This new blog series by Dan Bailes will explore creativity, decision making, and problem solving in the process of fashioning videos, with a focus on client work and web videos. The previous post dealt with fashioning John Cobb’s story and… Read more »

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Making Something Out of Nothing Part Three: Visual Storytelling Author:  Dan Bailes, WIFV Member This final blog in a three-part series will explore creativity, decision-making, and problem solving in the process of fashioning videos, with a focus on client work and web videos.  If you recall, this project about John’s “mission that matters” essentially had… Read more »

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Sequestration is the latest bump in the fiscal road for Americans. Although the impact varies by state, the Washington, DC metro area is bracing for full impact at the end of March. While the White House and Congress spent time blaming each other for the lack of budget resolution, many federal employees are facing furloughs… Read more »

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If you have a filmmaking partner, you know how much of an asset it can be; you also know it’s not w/o its challenges. By Claude LaVallee Moderator: Katy Chevigny, Co-Founder and Senior Director, Arts Engine Panelists: Rob Fruchtman, Filmmaker, Sweet Dreams Lisa Fruchtman, Filmmaker, Sweet Dreams Jason Mann, Filmmaker, Betting the Farm Cecily Pingree,… Read more »

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Due to the impending weather, WIFV DC is rescheduling the WIFTI Shorts Showcase to Weds., March 20th at 6:30 PM. Enjoy a sneak peek of the WIFTI SHORTS SHOWCASE by viewing the YouTube playlist at http://ow.ly/iba79 on the WIFVDC channel.  Join WIFV DC at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, MD, on Weds., March 20th, at… Read more »

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Author:  Yolanda R. Arrington, WIFV Board Sunday night, millions were locked in for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, hosted by irreverent comedian and writer Seth MacFarlane. If you watch any of his work then you know what you’re getting: a guy who pokes fun at everyone. A guy who can amuse and offend everyone in… Read more »

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Author:  Arla Bowers, WIFV Member As the memory of Sundance 2013 begins to fade, many of you who have yet to attend might be thinking about going next year…to Sundance 2014. My mistakes and my experiences might just provide the push you need to make your decision (one way or the other). Physical preparedness I’m… Read more »