10 Things for Your Sunday

10 Things for Your Sunday

    1. The highly anticipated Carbon Trace documentary film “A Vietnam Peace Story” is reaching the final stages of the editing process.
    2. Support the Missouri State University Library with “An evening with Rare Books” via Zoom on Friday, July 24, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. This online event is free and open to the public. 
    3. What a roller coaster of emotions. The documentary film  Mucho Mucho Amore is about the dazzling, legendary astrologer Walter Mercado. 
    4. Welcome to the world I have lived in since 2015. No bra. No problem.
    5. These graphics about how people perceive time explains why some moments feel like a lifetime, and others pass by seemingly instantaneously. 
    6. Similarly, this short article about the theories of time and The Values Helix blew me away.
    7. Doodle Queen Edith Zimmerman is at it again this week. Give your brain a break and check out her comic strips here
    8. Springfield: Meet Voter safety and convenience. The Local NAACP Chapter is getting the power back into the hands of the people with drive-through voter registration. 
    9. Here is a situation in the higher-ed world that we will be following about a rule change that may send hundreds of thousands of international students away from their studies. 
    10. If you have ever wondered how the Carbon Trace Team got its start, look no further. Our Patreon members were the first to see this and many other videos. Become a member of our Patreon family today. 

Carbon Trace Origins from Carbon Trace Productions on Vimeo.

Support Nonprofit Documentary Filmmaking

Check out our Patreon memberships. At the $5 per month level of support, you get free VIP codes for all Carbon Trace pay-per-view movies, including the right to download a copy to keep! It’s a great way to watch our documentary films while supporting our nonprofit mission of documentary education and humanitarian service.

A Note from Carbon Trace:

Carbon Trace can provide significant guidance in developing, funding, producing, and distributing a documentary film. For high school students wishing to learn more about documentary filmmaking, Missouri State University offers degrees in digital filmmaking, media production, journalism, and other associated areas.

To take part in the documentary education provided through the Carbon Trace Team we encourage you to apply for a filmmaking internship, submit a documentary idea, or apply to become a volunteer using the forms below.

Join Carbon Trace as a student volunteer

Apply for an internship

Submit a documentary idea

10 Things for Your Sunday

Each week we round up what the team has been reading online and pass it along to you!

 

  1. Update: “Songs from the Street” team surpasses fundraising goal!
  2. At long last, there is finally a place for homeless folks infected with COVID to shelter in Springfield, Missouri.
  3. KC Hero and barbeque extraordinaire, Henry Perry is finally receiving some well-deserved recognition.
  4. Speaking of big energy, these graphics by Mona Chalabi are so imaginatively informative.
  5. Take the time to read this in-depth explanation about how Dollar Stores are magnets for crime and killing.
  6. The horror of 2020 continues! On this episode, a deadly brain-eating amoeba in the COVID filled beaches of Florida.
  7. Missouri State University professor and our leader, Andy Cline, hopes masks will be mandated in classrooms. Here is how Drury professors plan on teaching this fall.
  8. Unless you have been living under a rock these last few weeks, you know Hamilton from Broadway was released on Disney’s streaming service. Board Member Jym Wilson says this is for everyone just coming to Hamilton.
  9. Armando Johnson, featured in our 2019 student production “Zero,” is named 2021 Regional Teacher of the Year! He deserves the victory.
  10. Our Monthly Newsletter came out this week! We give an update on all of our projects and occasionally you get to read my personal ramblings.

 

Ten Things for Sunday

Ten Things for Sunday

Here are our internet gems for the week!

  1. We are proud to draw attention to Carbon Trace Production’s Summer intern, Chris Gawat
  2. Time to make lemonade. Carbon Trace Production’s founder Andy Cline is using the opportunity the coronavirus crisis has created to begin shifting his teaching and evaluating. Goodbye tests. Hello, portfolios.
  3. We love a good, honest Snopes article. This one is about that petri dish photo that has been sweeping social media.
  4. On that note, The Carbon Trace Team is starting back up filming with every one of us wearing a mask. As we start production again, we are thinking about what works and what will not moving forward.
  5. People who live in our home base of Springfield, Missouri, continue to show up. We all have to keep the momentum going, we have to keep having those uncomfortable conversations, and we have to stay informed.
  6. Also, moving forward means planning for success, as our Board Member Jym Wilson explains.
  7. I don’t know if I have ever seen a quilt I like more than these from Rosie Lee Thompson.
  8. We are celebrating our Supreme Court victory this week, protecting our LGBTQ+ friends in the workplace and public. The ACLU’s deputy director for trans justice, Chase Strangio, a trans man, who called this case his “baby.” 
  9. Watch this wife and husband duo work the timber using only their prized donkey.
  10. The whole student team has worked tirelessly on the upcoming film “Songs from the Street.” Help them reach their goals today

Songs From the Street Fundraising Video from Michael Mayrand on Vimeo.

 

Note from Carbon Trace

Carbon Trace can provide significant guidance in developing, funding, producing, and distributing a documentary film. For high school students wishing to learn more about documentary filmmaking, Missouri State University offers degrees in digital filmmaking, media production, journalism, and other associated areas.

To take part in the documentary education provided through the Carbon Trace Team we encourage you to apply for a filmmaking internship, submit a documentary idea, or apply to become a volunteer using the forms below.

Join Carbon Trace as a student volunteer

Apply for an internship

Submit a documentary idea

Support Nonprofit Documentary Filmmaking

Check out our Patreon memberships. At the $5 per month level of support, you get free VIP codes for all Carbon Trace pay-per-view movies, including the right to download a copy to keep! It’s a great way to watch our documentary films while supporting our nonprofit mission of documentary education and humanitarian service.