Resources & Links

Below is a list of my favorite sites/books/organizations that have provided me with different perspectives and nurtured me along the way of cultural and social oriented filmmaking. Some of them have very practical information and advice for the filmmakers who want to devote themselves in the area of film and youth education.

Museums, Fund, Advocacy

Art 21
Arts Education Partnership
National Art Education Association
National Endowment for the Arts
Very Special Arts: The International Organization on Arts and Disability
The village of arts and humanities
MOCA(Museum of Chinese in America)

MCAI (Media Communications Association-International)
Sprout Fund
Women & Girl Foundation
NYFA(New York Foundation for the Arts)
The Center for Arts Education

Youth Media and Art Education

Kids with Cameras
Beyond Media
Street Level Youth Media
BAVC (Bay Area Video Coalition)
After School Matters
Creative Drama
P.S. Arts
Blue Ridge Stories

For Independent Filmmakers

Independent Filmmaker Project
Independent Television Service
Self-Reliant Film

A Little More Cutting-Edge

The Flaherty film Seminar
Art resource transfer

Multi-Cultural Organizations

Center For Asian America Media
Asian Cultural Council

Tools Needed in the Digital World of Filmmaking

Vimeo (Don’t forget to check out their Video School)
Mail Chimp

Suggested Readings

Eisner, Elliot W. The Arts and the Creation of Mind. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002

Fiske, Edward B. editor. Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning. The Arts Education Partnership and The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. 1999.