1. Youth Vote 2012

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    An overview of Youth Vote 2012. Shot by Ronald Swiercz Michael Auza Edited by Jacob Holley-Kline

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    • Unspeak: 2012 Elections

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      http://unspeak.submarinechanel.com In honor of Inauguration Day in the U.S today (along with Martin Luther King´s Day), we´re bringing you a sneak peek at one of the episodes from a new interactive documentary series we are working on called Unspeak. Based on the book of the same title by amazing British author Steven Poole, Unspeak is a series that looks at how language can smuggle persuasion into description. Think of words like war on terror, weapons of mass destruction, climate change; failed asylum-seekers, file-sharing, austerity measures, oil spill, erectile dysfunction. There’s rarely any such thing as perfectly neutral vocabulary. George Orwell, who wrote about Newspeak in 1984, thought that, language could be as clear as a window-pane. It can’t: every word is a rhetorical choice, and comes cocooned in a web of associations and ideas. But the choice of these associations can be more or less deceptive. The 2012 Presidential campaign (and it´s gloriously amusing debates) presented voters with a wealth of new Unspeak talk. From juvenile name-calling terms like Obamacare and Romnesia to a crucial choice between top-down and trickle-down, both side accidentally picked up the other´s weapon of Unspeak. Back on Election Day, the choice was clear. Would citizens vote for a safe, trickle-down network of ladders for middle-class families, decorated with pennants that read “You didn’t build that”; or a strong, top-down plan to build more peaceful battleships loaded with binders full of women? Only America could decide. Unspeak is language that deliberately loads the dice. Once we tune in to Unspeak, we start seeing and hearing it everywhere. And then, perhaps, we can fight back. Watch the Elections episode and tune in to Unspeak used during the 2012 elections. http://www.submarinechannel.com/web-docs/elections-2012-episode-from-new-project-unspeak-%E2%80%9Cwords-are-weapons%E2%80%9D/

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      • NNR Election Show 2012

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        Students at Northwestern University profile election night; following candidates, analyzing voter turn-out, and reporting from the Obama celebration at McCormick Place.

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        • In Search of the Common: When Tomatoes Polarize

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          A documentary by the Fall 2012 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Comm 189H Class on polarization and extremist rhetoric in American public culture. Explores the history of polarization, extremist tactics, and potential solutions.

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          • Student Debt

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            Short news package about student debt and the election. I filmed all of the b-roll, conducted the interviews and edited all of the footage. The debate footage is provided by CNN Newsource. I also served as the news correspondent in the piece. Produced: 11/2012

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            • No More Fear - Obama Won!

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              Great Show

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              • God Bless Crevette

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                Ah la Louisiane, Ca sent bon les Caraïbes, le poisson, Dieu et le Pétrole... Prenez votre banjo et laissez vous flâner le long de l'eau.

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                • Church vs State of Mississippi

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                  This short film is from Rev. Hailey's (retired southern baptist preacher and former president of the Stockton Branch of the NAACP) perspective about the most racist state in America--Mississippi. He candidly speaks about racism, separatism, Trayvon Martin, and much more.

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                  • Scott Chernoff - Highlight Reel from CONAN (TBS) Season Two

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                    A handful of my favorites from among the bits I created for the second season of TV's "Conan." Some of these benefited from the creative contributions of Eric McGilloway, Steve Robinson, Dan Dome, Derek Bartley, Brian Stack, and Colton Stickney. All of them benefited from the creative input of Mike Sweeney, Andy Richter and Conan O'Brien. All content ©Conaco 2011, 2012. This reel is an example of my professional work and not intended for commercial purposes.

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                    • Nate Silver and Polls in the 2012 Election

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                      This is a Project for Dr. Toulouse's "Elections and Parties" course at Fordham University, Fall 2012. See the end of the video for the copyright owners of the b-roll clips. All rights to them. Hope you enjoy and aren't too bored :)

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