Author: Dillon Vita-Finzi

Copyright & Fair Use: What Educators and Students Need to Know [ebook]

American copyright law is intentionally opaque. Outside of legal departments, few students or faculty members have a thorough understanding of Fair Use. Some studies even support...


Multimedia Storytelling: Student Projects for the 21st Century

Educators across the country have long used smart classrooms and online learning platforms to transform traditional lectures. Students now expect film clips, PowerPoint...


How to Talk to Your Students About Crowdfunding for Films

When platforms like Kickstarter initially gained traction in 2008 and 2009, Hollywood and educators both approached crowdfunding with due skepticism. It’s taken several years...


How to Get Your Film into Film Festivals: 5 Tips

Congratulations! You’ve made your first film! So what should you do now? Where can you get exposure? Most beginning filmmakers will use this opportunity to play the festival...


5 Ways to Use Stock Footage in the Classroom: A Hands-On Intro to Film

While most students show up for day one of Intro to Film ready to make the next Pulp Fiction, we know there are at least a few basic concepts they will need to master. Of course,...


Student Filmmakers: Win $5000 in our Student Film Contest!

VideoBlocks for Education is now accepting submissions for its first-ever College Film Contest! Filmmakers at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to win a first prize...


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Announcing our Digital Media Action Grant and VEEP Program

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2015  — VideoBlocks, the first subscription-based provider of unlimited royalty-free stock video, today announced the launch of its Digital Media...