Tag Archives: Democracy Video Challenge

Good Subtitles Are Vital

by Julie Ashcraft Subtitles are vital for foreign filmmakers seeking to penetrate the global market. For instance, at least 456 million more people speak English than speak Persian, according to Vistawide. English subtitles are especially crucial for filmmakers pursuing viewers online … Continue reading

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ATTN: Mr. Democrat

The Democracy Video Challenge Near East division winner for 2010 Writing, Directing, Editing and Composting: Farbod Khoshtinat Animation: Taraneh Golozar Music: Shahin Pajoom Subtitles Editing: Julie Ashcraft

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ATTN: Mr. Democrat Campaign

The winner was decided by public votes cast via the YouTube DVC portal. The campaign overcame internet blocks against YouTube in Khoshtinat’s home country of Iran and Ashcraft recruited a broad coalition of free speech, democracy and human rights activists and supporters … Continue reading

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