Ava DuVernay Says Knock It Off & Make Something

shockleewebpic_avaduvernaykeynoteIndependent filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Sundance Award-winning director of the film ‘Middle of Nowhere‘ and of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. feature drama ‘Selma‘ gave a keynote speech last weekend at the 2013 Film Independent Forum event held in Los Angeles that offers some of the realest advice we’ve heard in a while. All people who aspire to be or are in the creative and startup industries should hear this.

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[Denver] April 5-7, 2013: National Conference For Media Reform Brings Together Media, Tech, Policy & Arts

shockleestorypic_NCFMR2013On April 5, the National Conference for Media Reform — the nation’s biggest conference devoted to media, technology and democracy – will kick off in Denver. Thousands of activists, media makers, journalists, policymakers, technologists and artists will travel to the Mile High City for three days of inspiring speeches, performances — and 60 sessions featuring more than 350 presenters.

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