Media that Matters

Event Details

Date & Time May 19, 2010, 8:00pm – May 23, 2010, 3:00pm
Location Hollyhock
Cortes Island, BC V0P1K0
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Contact :: 1-800-933-6339 ex 232
Website Media that Matters

Media that Matters
May 19 - 23, 2010
Presented by: Bill Weaver

Join an invitational retreat and brainstorm session with digital media visionaries as you build bridges to broader audiences and new possibilities. This intimate, multidisciplinary gathering will help you sharpen media and leadership skills, expand your professional connections, fuel your passions, and learn to successfully navigate today’s dynamic media climate. Through open dialogue, trend-spotting and the exchange of transformative ideas, you’ll gain tools and tips to reinvigorate your approach to media. Participate in interactive sessions and group-directed collaborations, and return to your professional life with fresh ideas and new abilities and insights.

For applications contact :
Bill Weaver is a documentary filmmaker, media strategist, and Peabody Award-winning journalist. He produces web-based promotional films for values-based businesses and non-profits.
Pravin Pillay is a Vancouver-based organizational ecologist, a Web 2.0 media engagement strategist, a cyber-philosopher, and artist.
Sue Biely is one of Canada’s leading experts on short films.
Tracey Friesen is executive producer at the National Film Board’s Pacific & Yukon Centre, where she works with the independent film community to create innovative, relevant documentaries, animation and new media.