digital storytelling

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Why do some online videos grab us, pull us in and capture our imagination for the few minutes that we watch them? What is it that separates the good videos from the truly great videos? We all know that length is important; online audiences demand...
Evan Von Leer is the Online Communications Officer for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, an organization that works mostly in the developing world. In this video and Q&A with the Chronicle of Philanthropy, he gives some advice for...
Video has become an important and powerful tool for organizations that want to create change. Whether they are using those videos to raise money, recruit volunteers, or advocate for their causes, the medium can carry emotional impact in ways that...
Adding video to your end-of-year online campaigns can help you achieve, and even exceed, your year-end fundraising goals. That shouldn’t come as a surprise. We know that video can connect people to the work you do every day in ways simple text just...
With millions of videos floating around on the Web, JD Lasica would like to make the case today for a genre that has received far too little attention: digital storytelling. Digital storytelling is a craft that uses the tools of digital technology...
For the past month, the Case Foundation has been actively encouraging nonprofits to submit their videos to the 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. It’s not too late to enter, but you only have until March 2, 2011, so don’t delay!...
Guest blogger Michael Hoffman, CEO of See 3 Communications, is a leading authority in online video for nonprofits and a long-time consultant to nonprofit leaders on online fundraising and outreach strategies. There is something magical about video...

Organization

Lights. Camera. Help. is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to encouraging other nonprofit and cause-driven organizations to use film and video to tell their stories. We do this through our education and volunteer match programs, screenings...
Channels are a simple and beautiful way to showcase videos.
xtranormal’s mission is to bring movie-making to the people. Everyone watches movies and we believe everyone can make movies. Movie-making, short and long, online and on-screen, private and public, will be the most important communications process...

Video

The Case Foundation highlights the ways nonprofits and foundations can use social media and technology to make an impact on our world for good -- online and offline. Are you ready to get started?
An interview with Mark Horvath of InvisiblePeople.TV
Everyone wants a viral video, but random people watching your video may not necessarily become donors or advocates for you. Thinking about video in terms of campaigns will help you retain audience and deepen engagement.
Ross Koenig, Director of Marketing for SnagFilms, stops by the Case Foundation offices to talk about getting your video seen using essential grassroots marketing efforts.
See3 gives nonprofits looking to produce video some helpful tips for starting out. What kind of film will best convey each story? Michael Hoffman of See3 walks you though the steps to choosing the right format to tell your story.
For those who've been following the Flip for Good video series on video making, watch the final product of the series' filmmakers. 
This Flip for Good video is the first in a series of video making tips for nonprofits. Get an introduction to why video is important for nonprofits through great example of engaging video.