Created this simple 1-minute how-to this because NJ switched to a (nearly) all vote-by-mail election for 2020 due to COVID. Features Dominique Pierson who I met after she organized a local Black Lives Matter march. We got inspired to make this after volunteering together at a voter info/registration table and found that many voters are confused by the changes this year.
We concocted a safe working environment by transforming our outdoor deck into a green screen studio:
As documentary filmmakers, we are very good at staying out of the shot. As a result, we tend to have very little video of each other. I hope this short video captures a little bit of the Dick Blofson (1933-2020) we knew and loved.
Dropping out of high school is a life-changing experience, generally for the worse. Decent jobs are nearly impossible to come by, and life is a struggle. We recently completed the third in a series of films profiling people of all ages and backgrounds who overcame the odds … and got their high school equivalency degree, opening doors to a future that had been closed to them. At the center of each story is the HiSET® high school equivalency test, created by ETS to assist adult education programs around the country. We visited Louisiana, Iowa, Maine, New Hampshire and Tennessee to profile these remarkable people who are now moving forward to better lives for themselves and their families.
This film tells the story of four Louisianans: Latasha, Holden, Alexander and Tracy:
Telequest produced a video, pro bono, for the Princeton Education Foundation, to tell the story about its teacher mini grant program. Teachers apply to PEF for grants to enrich their classrooms with 3D printers, genetic testing of turtles, smart device sensors, mini windmills and more. The video premiered at PEF’s 2015 spring gala and can be viewed on the PEF Facebook page.