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Resources and Tips


 

For Students — Resources to Create Your Film!

Downloads to include with your submission:
1. Download Green Living Project’s logo to insert at the end of your film: GLP Logo

2. Email info@greenlivingproject.com to receive required Student Agreement and Participation form (aka Media Release form). This form must be signed and completed for submission to be considered.

Tips for Great Storytelling:
RESEARCH: find a unique and compelling story
CONTENT: clearly and creatively explain the project or issue
SOURCES: interview multiple sources/include multiple perspectives
ENGAGEMENT: offer a way for viewers to get involved beyond the film

Sample Videos:
1. Summer 2011 Student Film Project winner:
“Dirty Little Secret” by Samuel de-Castro Abeger, UCSB

2. Fall 2011 Student Film Project winner:
“Help Them L.A.S.T.—Love a Sea Turtle” by Casey Sokolovic, The Oakwood School, Greenville, NC

 

3. Green Living Project’s ACA Brazil Nuts video tells the story of 75-year-old Patricio De Leon in Peru, harvesting brazil nuts in the rainforest in a sustainable way, which allows him to earn a living while also protecting our natural resources.

4. Green Living Project’s Equilibrio Azul video documents the issue of over fishing in Ecuador, and the efforts of a marine conservation organization and their volunteers to educate and turn the tides on this issue.

 

For Educators — Resources to Share with Your Students!

1. Download and print the Student Film Project flier to post in your classroom or email out to your school network.

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Student Film Project – Spring 2013

2. Show your students the Student Film Project promotional video (2 min.) to inspire their own ideas for storytelling.
“Student Film Project — Summary Reel”

 

Contact Laura@greenlivingproject.com for questions regarding submissions, rules, resources or other concerns.

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