1. NEXT Thesis: Black Screen, Black Voice

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    For a year, I researched and wrote a paper on Race Films, black film director Oscar Micheaux. and blacks within American cinema. Then I wrote a script and produced an animation based on my research. Black representation in media has always been an issue, specifically in cinema. From the beginning, black actors were not given complex characters and were often relegated to play degrading stereotypes. A group of black artists and directors started producing films in the early 20th century to counteract these stereotypes. Called Race Films, these were made by black people, for black people and showed how blacks really lived and behaved. “Black Screen, Black Voice” is a narrative story about a black woman's involvement in this movement. Her brush with the Race Riots of 1919 prompts her social activism and she meets one of the most important black directors of the early 20th century, Oscar Micheaux.

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    • The Great Equalizer

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      A Look Inside Florida's Race Based Achievement Goals

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      • Lotus LMP2 Sebring | Night Mood

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        This clip - filmed by Designer Daniel Simon - shares moments of the Kodewa Lotus LMP 2 team at the famed 12 hours of Sebring in 2012. In its very first race, it finished in 6th place in the LMP2 category, 10th overall. Over more than 60 years in the making, Lotus has become both a class-leading manufacturer of sports cars and a globally respected automotive engineering consultancy, working with many of the world’s most prestigious car manufacturers. http://www.danielsimon.com © 2012 DanielSimon LLC, Los Angeles. / 2012 Group Lotus PLC. All rights reserved. Music by Hans Hettich, Los Angeles.

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        • Last Minute Bandits do the Rickshaw Run

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          This film was made a few years ago in Nepal and India during the charity rally called the Rickshaw Run. This film opened at the Adventurist Film festival in 2010, where it received positive feedback. The soundtrack is composed of tracks we listened to on the shoot, but a new soundtrack is under construction.

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