1. Documentary on Urban Bicycling by Claire Bamber and Seamus Hehir.

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  2. Today, February 1th of 2013, Into the Shadows has won the First Prize at the World Press Photo awards, Online Short category.


    “Into the Shadows” – A multimedia documentary by Pep Bonet, Line Hadsbjerg and José Bautista/KanseiSounds

    In July 2012, the team Pep Bonet, Line Hadsbjerg & José Bautista, arrived in Johannesburg with the intention to create a body of multimedia documentary work: written testimonies, pictures and a documentary film of the urban slum buildings in the inner city of Johannesburg. We stepped into the underworld of Johannesburg...

    In creating this multimedia documentary, our objective is to gain an all-rounded perspective on a complex social issue, and therefore chose to interview a wide selection of slum building residents as well as other stakeholders who are active in the city; including NGO’s, property developers, urban planners and the City Council.

    Our hope is that this multimedia documentary will bring all stakeholders to one table, to combine the creative minds of the city to address the urgency and desperate needs of the people of the inner city of Johannesburg.

    Photography, direction and camera: Pep Bonet, Noor Images
    Producer, script and interviews: Line Hadsbjerg, Remarkable World
    Sound designer, music and multimedia editor/postproduction: José Bautista, KanseiSounds


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  3. Vote for this film here (tlng.me/1anycYG) to help us gain points for a monthly online film competition!

    A short documentary following the development of Tallahassee Sustainability Group, a young Tallahassee student organization dedicated to educating the public about food and agriculture, increasing accessibility to fresh, healthy, food, and strengthening communities by means of urban farming.

    This film was produced in Dr. Andy Opel's Advanced Documentary course at Florida State University.

    The music used is courtesy of:

    Virgins Family Band

    The Jazz Masons

    *Credits have been removed temporarily so that we can enter the film into a contest with a time limit of 20 minutes (our film is 19 mins 52 seconds)
    **All donations to the tip jar will go to facilitate a Tallahassee Sustainability Group project.

    Me-- TylerRLee@gmail.com
    TSG- TSGFSU@gmail.com

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  4. A short documentary film telling the story of urban farming in Detroit, MI through the work of farmer and activist Greg Willer. Shot in the summer of 2009.

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  5. Several years ago, transportation company Norfolk Southern initiated an expansion of its 47th Street Terminal by covertly buying property in the northeast corner of Englewood. Since the plans were publicized in September 2011, residents have been living on borrowed time, maintaining friendships and traditions while struggling with new problems in their vanishing community. This short is the first piece of a feature-length documentary about the neighborhood and its confrontation with the pressures of contemporary transportation infrastructure.

    This video is part of a series profiling Chicago businesses, subcultures and landscapes. These short, lyrical documentaries aspire to be art cinema, ethnographies, and experiments in form.

    David Schalliol is managing editor of Gapers Block and a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago; this project is an outgrowth of his research on social organization and disorganization in urban communities. Dave Nagel is a freelance shooter, editor and sound recordist. Brian Ashby's co-directorial debut, Scrappers, won Best Documentary at the 2010 Chicago Underground Film Festival and made Roger Ebert's top 10 list of documentary films for that year. Akemi Hong is Senior Designer at JB Chicago and an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Assistant designer Natalia Echeverry is a recent arrival in Chicago from Colombia and a resident of Hyde Park.

    The Grid is funded in part by the Chicago Instructional Technology Foundation Digital Media Production Fund.

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