To support Global Voices' general operations
For an experiment in web-to-print publishing of local news content
To create an app that will connect people who are watching a news story or documentary on television with related content through a second screen app on their smartphones.
To support the continued growth and success of the Macon Film Festival with two year start up funding for a part-time contract programmer for the festival.
To support the Minnesota Cultural Data Project (CDP), a powerful online management tool designed to strengthen the nonprofit arts and cultural sector by collecting and disseminating comprehensive, high-quality data to support fact-based decision making
To engage South Floridians in innovative concert experiences by supporting a new ensemble offering a hybrid of music and multimedia performances.
To draw audiences to Overtown’s historic Lyric Theater with a souped-up dance series taking place when the renovated theater reopens in 2014
To establish the Knight Case Studies Initiative at Columbia University and plan a journalism leadership center
To tackle at a local level the issue of how to meet the information needs of communities in a democracy by convening a Media Learning Seminar for Community Foundations, to be held in Miami in February, 2008
This grant will prototype an innovative live-action interactive journalistic use of virtual reality-delivered over on the Occulus Rift. It will also document the processes creative, editorial and technical lessons. The result will be a full 5-10 minute experience that viewers will interact with using the virtual reality headset to immerses themselves in a 360-degree, 3D visual and audio space.
To provide a platform for recognized and emerging spoken word artists during a monthly series that will eventually be presented at Overtown’s historic Lyric Theater when it reopens in 2014
To enhance local youth sports competition and thus bring our diverse community together through sports by supporting the creation of the Orange Bowl Field at Moore Park