FROM ANNAGRY TO THE ANTARCTICA – DANNY ADDRESSES BIKE-WEEK

first_imgDanny addresses the pupils.From Annagry to the Antarctica, local ‘cool hero’ Danny McFadden addressed Rosses Green-Schools about the effects of climate change on the polar ice-cap.To celebrate National Bikeweek, and as part of their work on the Green-Schools Travel Theme, students of St Columba’s N.S. and Scoil an Aingil Choimheádaí took to their bikes to enjoy their scenic surroundings on a group cycle to Lough Altergan.There, they enjoyed a picnic, sponsored by Bikeweek funding, and administered through Donegal Sports Partnership. The students were addressed by local Rosses man, Danny, who has recently returned from an 18 month stint working at the Rothera research station in Antarctica.Danny spoke to the students about the effects of Climate Change on the polar ice-cap and commended the students on their efforts to reduce their carbon emissions by choosing to cycle to school regularly.A huge thanks was sent to the local Gardaí in Dungloe who ensured the group’s safety along the route.On return, Scoil an Aingil Choimheádaí invited past-pupil, Patrick O’Donnell and parent, Eamonn Hanlon, from AAA cycle club to launch their newly installed cycle parking which was funded by the Green-Schools Travel Programme. FROM ANNAGRY TO THE ANTARCTICA – DANNY ADDRESSES BIKE-WEEK was last modified: June 20th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Announcing the TVO Short Doc Contest 2018 Calling all Ontarians to share

first_imgTwitter tvokids.com Bell Fibe TV SD 209 Shaw Direct SD 353 BlackBerry World On air: iTunes YouTube TORONTO, April 9, 2018 – TVO Short Doc Contest 2018 is calling all Ontarians to enter their short documentaries by July 15, 2018 for a chance to win great prizes. The theme for this year’s contest is DIY Docs, and it encourages all residents of Ontario to submit their video stories and share their perspective on a subject they feel passionate about. No previous documentary making experience is required. tvo.org/ilc Facebook Rogers channel 2 Online: “TVO’s Short Doc Contest is a meaningful way to share compelling stories with a wide audience. It also offers an important opportunity for aspiring Ontario filmmakers to jumpstart their careers,” says Hannah Sung, TVO Manager, Digital Video. “We want people to be curious, ask questions, and offer a unique perspective.”Participants are invited to enter original short documentaries up to 4 minutes and 45 seconds in length. During the entry period, TVO will share documentary filmmaking tips and best practices through several inspirational videos at tvo.org/shortdoc and on TVO’s social media channels. This series of videos will feature award-winning filmmakers Charles Officer (Unarmed Verses), Min Sook Lee (Migrant Dreams), and Lewis Gordon (the first-place winner of TVO’s Short Docs Contest 2017). The first video, “What is a documentary?”, explores the surprisingly elastic definition of what constitutes a documentary film. Subsequent videos will include tips on shooting and interviewing. Cable ch. 2 (may vary in some areas) Bell Fibe TV HD 1209 Bell Mobile TV Contest Schedule:Now through July 15, 2018 – Submit short documentaries at tvo.org/shortdoc.July 16 to August 26, 2018 – Judging panel selects the finalists.August 27 to September 19, 2018 – Public voting for the People’s Choice Award at tvo.org/shortdoc.September 20, 2018 – Winners announced.Prizing:The exciting line-up of prizes includes cash, Hot Docs Festival passes, a Twitter Canada workshop, as well as memberships for TIFF and the Documentary Organization of Canada:First prize: $2000 in cash, a pass to the Hot Docs Festival in 2019, a one-year membership to the Documentary Organization of Canada, and a pitch session with TVO’s Executive Producer of Documentaries, Jane Jankovic.Second prize: $1000 in cash, a best practices workshop at Twitter Canada, and a one-year membership to TIFF for two people.Third prize: $500 in cash and two tickets to the Canadian Film Centre’s annual BBQ fundraiser during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.Best “short short”:  New this year, this prize recognizes the best “short, short” doc which is 90 seconds in length or under. The winner will receive $500 in cash and a pass to the Hot Docs Festival in 2019.The People’s Choice Award: As voted on by the public, this winner will receive $1000 in cash, one year of free admission to all programming at the DOC Institute, and a professional consultation with a DOC Institute board member.All winners will receive a one-year Hot Docs Cinema bronze membership, and finalists will have their documentaries showcased on tvo.org. The top winners will see their documentaries air on TVO.Judging:All submissions are screened by a panel of judges including: distinguished documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin; 2017 TVO Short Doc Contest first-prize winner, Lewis Gordon; award-winning short documentary filmmaker and interactive storyteller Shasha Nakhai; and Linda Fong, independent production officer at TVO.For more information on the TVO Short Doc Contest 2018, visit www.tvo.org/shortdoc, and follow us @tvodocs on Twitter and Facebook using #TVOShortDoc.About TVOAs the technological extension of Ontario’s public education system, TVO’s vision is to create a better world through the power of learning. TVO provides learning opportunities for Ontarians through innovative educational products, in-depth current affairs, thought-provoking documentaries, and award-winning TVOkids resources both inside and outside the classroom. TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity supported by sponsors and thousands of donors. For more information, visit tvo.org.Where to find TVO Google Play Advertisement Twitter tvo.org Shaw Direct HD 39 Bell TV 265 Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Facebook Advertisementlast_img read more