Yearly Archives: 2012

  • Q. When are the films really due? A. Seriously. All films need to be postmarked by June 30 at 11:59pm CDT. We absolutely cannot take any entries after that date. Films sent in after June 15th will need to be accompanied by a $20.00 cutting it close fee. This is to encourage folks to get […]

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  • We’re trying something new. Well it isn’t something new as much as it’s something that we have wanted to do for a while, and now we’re finally doing it. We’re producing a series of videos where we interview different people in the Austin nonprofit community about their social media strategy. These videos will not only […]

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  • The Call for Entries for the 2012 Lights. Camera. Help Nonprofit Film Festival is officially open as of this morning 9:00 am (CDT).  This year we’re pulling out all of the stops.  It’s getting serious everybody.  As Co-Founder Aaron Bramley puts it “We’re looking for the best features, short films, and PSA’s from all over the […]

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  • Thanks for reading the rules!  You’re special because you’re actually here.  See it through and read to the bottom. In order for your film to be considered for the 2012 Lights. Camera. Help. Film Festival you must: Complete the online submission form at lightscamerahelp.org/entry by June 30 at 11:59pm CDT. Mail us a physical version […]

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  • Lights. Camera. Help.’s Focus on Good: Creating a Film for Your Cause teaches nonprofits, activists, and cause-driven organizations how to create great films that have real impact. This two-part webinar is designed to help you confidently begin using film and video to raise money, recruit volunteers and share your story. Space is limited to 24 […]

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  • I think I might be a little late to the party, but I just learned about Klout and it is pretty cool.  Klout is a free app that uses the number of likes, retweets, +1′s, etc. on a personal or organization’s social media profile to determine that profile’s influence.  Influence is reflected by a Klout […]

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  • Voting for the sixth annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is officially open! The DoGooder Nonpforit Video Awards is a contest that is all about encouraging filmmakers to try new and innovative approaches to their work. This year over 1,100 videos were submitted, and a panel of experts has since narrowed it down to a handful […]

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  • Happy week after SXSW everybody, I hope you a had a great time last week and enjoyed all of the great music/films/other things that came to our town last week.  During the festivities, several of our board members gave some excellent talks at SXSW Interactive.  Lights. Camera. Help Founder and CEO David J. Neff hosted […]

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  • We at Lights. Camera. Help. would like to extend a huge congratulations to our board member Dan Graham for winning this year’s Austin Top 40 under 40 in Business and entrepreneurship!  Dan is an Austin native, the founder and CEO of BuildASign.com, a local printing/custom sign making business here in Austin, and he has been actively […]

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  • So as most of you all know next week kicks off the famous SXSW, Austin’s gigantic annual music, film, and interactive festival. As part of the festivities the City of Austin is hosting Faces of Austin, a short film festival where local filmmakers are invited to submit films that are showcase the city’s local flavor. […]

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