A picture is worth a thousand words, and in combination they can be a powerful tool of persuasion. Homemade TV has worked with various communities to create videos to help encourage action, especially in support of the arts, education, our environment , or First Nations people
BLANKET EXERCISE at the U of T law school (2017) This 7 minute video was created in partnership with the Indigenous Law student Association office at the U of T law school, to encourage ALL staff, faculty and students to participate in blanket exercise. This exercise, originally developed by Kairos, is a powerful tool to promote understanding of shared settler/indigenous peoples history in Canada.
We Love Davisville but...(2016) Many of the videos we make are private videos, intended only for the people in them or used for a specific event. These are stills from a video created as a deposition before city hall, made with the students, staff, teachers and administration of Davisville PS in an effort to convince the heritage committee that the community should get a new school (successfully-it is being built now, to be completed in 2021)
Earth Day video 2012 We made this video with the eco team at an aspiring eco school- students shared their ideas for ways to save the Earth. The school got their standing as a bronze eco school, and in subsequent years got Gold and Platinum ratings. We continued to document their efforts every year from 2013-2018.