Flex your filmmaker muscles during One Day in the Twin Cities Saturday

Citizens across the Twin Cities are invited to pick up their camcorders and pull out their smartphones Saturday, April 26 as part of the cities-wide media creation event, One Day in the Twin Cities.One Day in the Twin Cities is a local project of One Day on Earth to “inform the future of our cities,” according to the event website. Eleven cities across the country, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, are taking part in the event.How do can you participate? By investigating one or more of the following 10 questions and capturing it on film:Why are you in your city?What do you love about your city?What is the best thing happening in your city today?What are your city’s biggest challenges?Who is your city not serving?What is the worst thing that could happen to your city?What are the solutions that your city needs to implement?How are people changing the future of your city?What do you hope for your city in the next 20 years?Ask your own question about your city.When your video is complete, upload it via Vimeo to the One Day in the Twin Cities website. The footage will used to create a TV Series and Geo-tagged archive featuring the stories. Those who plan to interview other people on film, need to get their subjects to sign releases. Continue Reading

Daily Planet offers free video class in preparation for One Day in the Twin Cities event

Citizens across the Twin Cities will take to their camcorders and smartphones Saturday, April 26 as part of the cities-wide media creation event, One Day in the Twin Cities.One Day in the Twin Cities is a local project of One Day on Earth to “inform the future of our cities,” according to the event website. Eleven cities across the country, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, are taking part in the event, and the Twin Cities Daily Planet is hoping to help aspiring participants share their stories.The Twin Cities Daily Planet is hosting a free, two-hour class on the basics of camcorder and smartphone video making. The class will be lead by Eleonore Wesserle, a trainer and facilitator with Line Break Media.The class will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at The Common Table, 2001 Riverside Ave. in Minneapolis. Continue Reading