Archive | February, 2013

Mexico here I come

A massive thank you to World Vision and Vision fund for pulling such an opportunity together, and for making us more aware of the needs that are in this hurting world. Can’t wait to tell the untold stories of those in Mexico, and hopefully help in making their future a little brighter. Thankyou to my amazing workplace [...]

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Hello…

Hello Blogosphere:   Wow, what can I say about this opportunity except a HUGE thank you to WorldVision and VisionFund. I am incredibly excited to be one of the five MicroFlicks finalists and am looking forward to competing against some truly great filmmakers from across the globe.   Here’s a picture of my mind being [...]

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MicroFlicks is Underway

MicroFlicks MicroFlicks is an initiative of VisionFund and World Vision to locate and promote talented filmmakers around the globe and their films focusing on microfinance. These filmmakers will use their skills and travel to interesting and unique locations while bringing microfinance into focus through captivating film. The Finalists Are: Tara from Australia Michael from New [...]

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And The Finalists Are…

VisionFund and World Vision’s MicroFlicks is excited to announce the five finalists for the first annual MicroFlicks, Global Film Challenge. And The Finalists Are… Tara from Australia Michael from New Zealand Muchiri from Kenya Chris from California, USA Reggie from Illinois, USA Hailing from across the globe, these five talented filmmakers were chosen from over [...]

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Let’s Hear it for Hollywood!

Movies inspire all of us. Some of them we love and some of them we hate. Some of them leave us in tears while others leave us indifferent. But the reality is that films impact all of us. The five finalists at MicroFlicks shared with us their five favorite films and what has inspired them. [...]

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Reggie from Urbana, Illinois, USA

Don’t pass up Reggie’s mad stop animation and graphics skills in his latest film, click on the video above before you read below and learn about Reggie. Reggie lives in Urbana, Illinois, USA and will be shooting his MicroFlicks film in Sri Lanka. When asked why he is excited to be a finalist with MicroFlicks, [...]

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Chris from Burbank, California, USA

Why would you want to read these words when you could watch Chris’ short film on, “The Hardest Working Blacksmith in America”? Before you learn about Chris, check out an example of his work above. Chris lives with his wife and newborn son in Burbank, California, USA and will be shooting his MicroFlicks film in [...]

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Tara from Australia

Wait, hold off, stop! Before you read about Tara, check out an example of Tara’s work above. Tara lives in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia and will be shooting her MicroFlicks film in Mexico. When asked why she is excited to be a finalist with MicroFlicks, she answered, “Firstly WOW! I am stoked to have this opportunity [...]

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Muchiri from Nairobi, Kenya

You really don’t want to keep reading, before you learn about Muchiri check out an example of his work above. Muchiri lives in Nairobi, Kenya and will be shooting his MicroFlicks film in Ecuador. When asked why he is excited to be a finalist with MicroFlicks, he answered, “I’m looking forward to filming in unfamiliar [...]

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Michael from New Zealand

What do you think you’re doing? Before you read about Michael, check out an example of Michael’s work above. Michael lives in Wellington, New Zealand and will be shooting his MicroFlicks film in Malawi, Africa. When asked why he is excited to be a finalist with MicroFlicks, he answered, “I am really excited to have [...]

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