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Cool Workshop: Introduction to Scientific Filmmaking

This 7-day immersion workshop will teach participants to communicate scientific findings, natural history information, or conservation messages by creating compelling, professional-quality videos. Topics will include story selection, planning, writing, camera technique, voiceovers, technical aspects of video and audio production, basic video and audio editing, project output, and distribution. These technical elements will underpin the main focus of the workshop: effective storytelling through video. The “hands-on”  approach will be emphasized, and participants will put concepts introduced in lecture into daily practice. Instructors: Jeff Morales (National Geographic Film & Television, & VONIGO Films) and Dr. Colin Bates (Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre & Department of Botany, University of British Columbia). Workshop to be held at Friday Harbor Marine Labs ( November 16 – 22, 2009  Cost: US$1100 Includes workshop fees, supplies & equipment, housing, food, and lab user fees. Registration deadline is Sunday, November 1st. For further information and application materials, contact Colin Bates ( or visit

Mountain-top Mining in Appalachia

Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC)  – Interesting comments from both sides of the issue September 30, 2009 – EPA Review Panel on Mountaintop Removal Mining Sought by October 16th and

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