Fast Company - Nonprofits: Steal This Film For Your Own Purposes:
Tiffany Shlain, a filmmaker perhaps best known for the documentary Connected and for founding the Webby Awards, is turning into a fairy godmother for nonprofits in need of new ways to get out their messages. Her latest 10-minute film, Brain Power, could help childhood development-related nonprofits solicit donations, volunteers, and anything else they might need. Read article here.
Huff Post Parents - 'Brain Power' Film and TED Book Parallel the Mindful Growth of a Child's Brain and the Internet: Blog Post by Director Tiffany Shlain
Last year, my team at the Moxie Institute and I created Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change, a cloud filmmaking series that invites people from around the world to collaboratively create short films focused on the social, cultural and political issues that connect us as humans. We create custom versions of these films and donate them to nonprofit organizations working to inspire positive change in the world. Read more.
Harvard Business Review: How the Internet is Shaping Our "Global Brain"
Blog Post by Director Tiffany Shlain - The South Africans have a beautiful philosophy called Ubuntu, which translates as "I am what I am because of who we all are." This is a perfect way to think about the way a brain develops, influenced by its surrounding people and experiences.... Read on.
The Internet is very young as a form of human interaction. It’s still in a phase of rapid growth and change. If the Internet were a human being, it would be a toddler. Both the Web and children are hugely shaped by our actions as adults. See here.
BrainWorld Magazine - TIFFANY SHLAIN ON MINDFULNESS, THE INTERNET & HER LATEST CREATION, “BRAIN POWER”.
“What do you think is the fastest way to make change…by group consensus or by one person?” Read here.
Venture Beat Media - Crowdsourcing is creating the cloud filmmaking revolution
The Internet and movie makers have collided, and the result is a cloud film-making revolution. Read here.
The Fourth of July is about our Declaration of Independence from England 236 years ago, so what if Election Day, on November 6, could be a Declaration of Interdependence: to each other, to our country, to the world and us as a species? Read more.