Dr. Ryan Vachon presents the elements of making films about science, in a workshop held during the 2012 American Geophysical Union Annual meeting in San Francisco. Doc. Ryan- a climate scientist and filmmaker is the Director of Earth Initiatives (earth-initiatives.org) an organization which supports environmental and human sustainability through interdisciplinary programs, resources, educational empowerment and films communicating science for change.
The workshop is aimed at scientists interested in using video to communicate their science to a wide audience. Attending the workshop were other important science-filmmakers including Dan Brinkhuis (sciencemedia.nl), John Reisman (johnreisman.com), Lisa Strong (Strong Mountain Productions vimeo.com/user900189), and Troy Bernier ( Florida Atlantic University).