World’s most innovative educators and school leaders gather in South Africa for the Partners in Learning Worldwide Innovative Education Forum.

Microsoft’s Partners in Learning announced a strategic partnership, called Shout, with the Smithsonian Institution and TakingITGlobal at an gathering of 500 educators attending the sixth annual Worldwide Innovative Education Forum in Cape Town this week. The first global student challenge in the Shout program will focus on DeforestACTION which will connect students across Asia working …

Kids inspire army to save orang-utan (The Australian Article)

Graham Lloyd|The Australian A program pioneered by Australian students has helped spawn a five-million-strong youth army to try to save the orang-utans of Borneo. What started as a dream for one million children to each raise $10 to collectively buy a piece of jungle the size of Singapore to release rescued orang-utans has become a …

Producer Cathy Henkel’s report from Europe

After a highly successful lightning trip to LA, San Francisco, Montreal and Toronto, Cathy has joined the Screen Queensland Factual Delegation in London for meetings with broadcasters, producers and distributors in Europe. The purpose of the delegation is to promote the message that Queensland in a vibrant and innovative centre for documentary production across all …

Report from Cathy from LA, San Francisco, Montreal and Toronto

Tara and I joined Mark White, our associate producer at White Crow, to head out to the West Coast of the USA in early October. In LA, we met with the head of sales at Panavision, Hugh Jackman’s executive assistant and Fox lawyers to talk about Show me the Magic.  Next stop was San Francisco …