[Videolib] POLL: Ask a film producer! Top 3 educational wish list items.

Green Planet Films (service@greenplanetfilms.org)
Wed, 26 Sep 2007 19:57:42 -0700

Green Planet Fims is an eco film distributor. I will be on a VIDEO IN
THE CLASSROOM panel discussion at a film festival next week attended
by natural history and environmental program producers.
(www.jhfestival.org) I believe the audience will mainly be independent
producers, altho the festival is heavily attended by major

The workshop brief is:
"Discovery Education's "Unitedstreaming" goes directly to classrooms
in over 70,000 schools. But, you don't have to be a media giant to
jump into the game. From the development of comprehensive lesson plans
and internet teacher tools, learn how to position yourself for the
education market."

As an educational media buyer or teacher who uses film in the
classroom, what are the top 3 *wish list* items you like to ask of
content producers to include or offer?

(such as providing discussion guides, specific topics, digital movie
files, programs easily *chunkalized* by chapters, DVDs (program only
or with toolkits containing reference weblinks), accompanying websites
with references and games...you name it!

I'd ALSO like to know if you would consider buying media content
directly from an independent producer in addition to established
distributors. If not, why?

I greatly apreciate any feedback you can give...the producers would
like to supply what is most valuable to YOU regarding films in the

please email directly:

with great appreciation of your time...

Suzanne Harle
Founder/Executive Director
nature & environmental DVDs
PO Box 247
Corte Madera, CA 94976
a nonprofit organization
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