BHW Will Produce 242 Main Documentary

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Big Heavy World Receives Grant from the Vermont Community Foundation to Produce Documentary About Historic Teen Center Big Heavy World has received a $2,500 grant from the Vermont Community Foundation’s Small and Inspiring grant program. The grant will support production of a documentary video about 242 Main, a legendary teen center…

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242 Presents: A Voice for Youth in Burlington

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Until (very) recently, there was an energetic, creative, collaborative, open space behind a graffitied door in Burlington, which launched careers and branded Vermont loyalty into the hearts of the teenagers who found creative safety within. Teen Club 242 Main, was initiated in the mid-80s by then-Mayor, Bernie Sanders’ Youth Office…

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Hollywood in Dover: ITVFest in 2016

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Outstanding overview of state of the art in TV shorts, drama, documentary. Great learning and sharing in all aspects of episodic development – from creative to financial. For directors, writers, and producers. Highly recommended. ITVFest is the original public festival and creative network of the world’s best independent television pilots,…

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VMA 2016

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It’s a new year, and the Vermont Media Alliance has a fantastic new board of directors with a ton of great energy and ideas for the year (and years) to come! Joining founding board member Tara O’Reilly, a leader in Vermont’s acting community, are: Serving for one year: Jennifer Rutherford, President…

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VMA Board Candidates Announced

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We’re pleased to announce that four VMA members have volunteered to serve on our new board of directors.  The election will take place via SurveyMonkey immediately after our annual meeting on Saturday, February 7. You’ll find statement and biographies from our four candidates below. Running for the two-year seats (two available):…

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The Big Plan

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I’ve received a lot of questions about the Vermont Media Alliance since we took the website live last week. Most of the questions boil down to this: “What’s the plan?” So, without further ado, here’s the plan (developed prior to launch and likely to evolve with member input): The Problem: Ever since the…

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