Cuntlovin’ Guide To the Universe: The Way Multi-Media Oughta Be

Radio4All.org

“Connects you to the movement to reclaim the airwaves.” With micro news radio archives, micro radio station information and links to micro stations all over the country. Will help you start your own low-power FM radio station. Part of the wonderfully revolutionary digitaldisaster.org network.

Free Speech TV

This is the only U.S. teevee station I’m aware of that actually gives you news and assumes its viewers possess intelligence. Full-time satellite on the Dish Network: channel 9415. Part-time cable: check your local listing to see if you have it. Affiliate channels all over the country. P.O. Box 6060, Boulder, CO 80306.

bringthenoise.com

Underground world Internet radio with news, shows, top ten countdowns and grassroots resistance concerts and events.

Listen Up!

Since January 1999, Listen Up! has helped more than a thousand young people from diverse backgrounds research, write, produce, edit and distribute their own media. LU organizes conferences, festivals, internships and funding for projects. 6 E. 32nd Street, 8th floor, New York, NY 10016, (212) 725-7000.

mediawatch.com

“Challenging racism, sexism and violence in the media through education and action,” Media Watch distributes videos, media literacy kits and newsletters to help create more informed media viewers. A great resource for everyone, especially educators, concerned parents and students.

Telemanita AC

A Mexican website helping women in video production organize and educate. En Español. Apartado Postal 199, Tepoztlán, Morelos, CP 62520, (52) 739-516-56.

infoshop.org

An anarcho-media site with a reading room, coverage of anti-capitalist movements, and many other resources. Just insanely comprehensive. They even have quotes of the week from geniuses like Eduardo Galeano.

5050summit.com

A website with info on historical women filmmakers, stats on women film directors, director interviews and great links.

standby.org

Provides cheap post-production services to video filmmakers. Also publishes Felix, a great journal for video makers.

Paper Tiger Television

Smashing the myths of the information industry. Support Paper Tiger! 339 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012, (212) 420-9045.

Deep Dish Television

A national satellite network (Free Speech TV is on it) linking producers, programmers, independent video makers, activists and people who support a progressive teevee network. Same mailing address as Paper Tiger Television. (212) 473-8933.

Jean Kilbourne

An analyst of advertising images of women, a public speaker and the creator of the documentary Killing Us Softly (and others). Lordly & Dame, 51 Church Street, Boston, MA 02116, (617) 482-3593.

graffiti.org

Showcases graffiti artists from all over the world, with information, history, resources and events.

gendertalk.com

Home of a Boston talk-radio program on gender issues, featuring over 250 inspiring, entertaining, informative programs covering every aspect of gender. Includes an extensive resources section.

Mad Screenwriter

Writing, film, music, history, technology, resources, links, casting calls, a reference desk and multimedia galleries.

Women in the Director’s Chair

941 W Lawrence #500, Chicago, IL 60640, (773) 907-0610.

About-Face

A San Francisco–based nonprofit that promotes positive self esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds through their spirited approach to media education, outreach, poetic guerrilla activism tactics, and much more.

Video Data Bank

A resource library of videotapes by and about contemporary video artists. Founded in 1976, at the beginning of the U.S. media arts movement. 112 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603, (312) 345-3550.

Asian Media Access

AMA’s mission is to “connect the disconnected,” challenging the traditional isolation of Asian-American communities by helping Asian-Americans realize the media can be an effective tool for communication and education.

Sisters in Cinema

Sisters in Cinema is a resource guide for African-American women filmmakers. The site has (among other cool things) clips from Yvonne Welbon’s documentary Sisters in Cinema, an overview of African-American women filmmakers from the 1920s to today.

Women Make Movies

Get their catalog to create a film festival in your town. 462 Broadway, Suite 500WS, New York, NY 10013, (212) 925-0606.

CFMDC

The Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre. 37 Hanna Avenue, Suite 220, Toronto, Ontario, M6K 1W8, Canada, (416) 588-0725.

Zeitgeist Films

A catalog of great independent films from all over the place. 247 Centre Street, Second Floor, New York, NY 10013, (212) 274-1989.

First Run Features

First Run Features was recently honored by MOMA for its more than twenty ass-busting years of indie-homo film distribution. 153 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10014, (800) 229-8575.

Third World Newsreel

Founded in 1967 as Newsreel, TWN is one of the oldest alternative media organizations in the United States. TWN has trained over 250 film and video artists through its annual Advanced Film and Video Production Workshop. 545 Eighth Avenue, Tenth Floor, New York, NY 10018, (212) 947-9277.

mediarights.org

A community website that helps media makers, educators, nonprofits and activists use documentaries to encourage action and inspire dialogue on contemporary social issues. The site offers documentaries on issues facing most everyone who lives in the real world.

The Video Activist Network

Everything for the established and aspiring video activist.

Frameline

Frameline provides access to films dealing with issues related to sexuality and gender. Each year they present the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay (but not transgendered???) Film Festival.

 

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