Our Inaugural Program – “BedStuyPop-Up! Presents“ on BRIC TV • BROOKLYN FreeSpeech TV ch 1. We 1st launched our show on April 1st 2016 on prime-time
Our lineUp of awesome 1st•Run indie•FILMS on Fri. April 1 @8:30p was a smashing success!
We wish BIG THANKS to all of our participating filmmakers & everyone who watched!
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ABFF• American Black Film Festival at bedStuy’s Bedford Hall; restaurant, bar/Lounge • 2014 Launch Party ·Presentation
ABFF at BH Launch Party ·Red Carpet
In my tenure as a (former) Media Arts teacher, I am both experienced and permanently certified as a classroom teacher with The NYC Dept. of Education. My pedagogical practice marries my philosophy of education as Constructivist and, student-centered. I am excited by the challenge to engage my students in new creative ways of learning. In doing so, I have infused various teaching strategies and practices gleaned from sources from the professional-literature that supports best practices in these ways. In terms of my classroom practice, I routinely demonstrated and used various teaching stratagems including; differentiated learning, small… as well as whole group instruction, interdisciplinary-strategies, all aligned to my subject area’s Blue Print for Teaching and Learning in the Moving Image/Arts. We included other essential stimulating activities as well. Here’s looking forward to continuing this conversation and to exchanging ideas that explore forms of pedagogy that advance real-world experiences, authentic instruction, and assessment-strategies that continue to create success in our students. Another IABS Films, Inc. Production. In this short narrative, “The Substitute Student” …we flip-the-script on the idea about teachers filling-in-for the-day when your subject teacher calls in sick. See what happens!
The Substitute Student
Another IABS Films, Inc. Production. In this short narrative, “The Substitute Student” …we flip-the-script on the idea about teachers filling-in-for the-day when your subject teacher calls in sick. See what happens!
“Swish!” is a student-made 30 sec. TV commercial produced ingeniously by a group of 9th grade kids from IABS HS. in NYC – Enjoy
PSA: IABS Films, Inc The serious subject of ‘Date-Rape’ was undertaken by my film-students because they felt that-that subject was not only urgent & topical, but also something that is still so taboo. The production-team of FRANCELEE Productions took this as a challenge, & so remained committed to making their statement about it through the medium of a mini PSA film-project. Of course, their objective is to inform & give comment to that topic.
Another student film project brought to you by IABS Films, Inc. The film’s title; “Don’t Steal, Don’t Snitch” indicates more or less, what transpires in the film’s narrative. My students were tasked to develop a project in which they were to convey a strong & positive message that speaks to a social norm. The project had to directly promote, & to help effect a positive school-culture. Lastly, the subject of their efforts needed to be both topical, & creatively appropriate in addressing issues that were present in our school-community.See how they did this! 🙂
short – An IABS/DCTV Collaboration! This project centers around our students’ interest in the sometimes taboo subject of gay HS teens. The filmmakers wanted to articulate their opinions, their sentiments, …and what they thought about the the topic… They also wanted to explore ways to try and shed some ‘new-light’ on those conversations so that we could better understand what a gay teenager might experience, while simultaneously negotiating the space/s between themselves and others.
Today, we take for granted the many, many technologies that make it so easy for us to access the just-as-many forms of cinema, & entertainment. My 9th grade film-student; Isharaq Almontaser’s animation- short, pays homage to our studies of Film History & The Cinematic Art form. In it she demonstrates how the advent of facile and uncomplicated devices like optical toys, the Kinetoscope, Zoetropes, Magic Lanterns & other simple devices… even flip-books… together, were the only means by which people entertained themselves in the early 1800’s. Ishraq’s “My Flip Bo0K”, takes a look at how easy it is to actually make an example of an early technology that had become an important tool in motion-picture entertainment that today, prolifically pervades our lives. Ck out how she does it..