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W((i))ndymedia Collective Workshops On Indy-Media

W((i))ndymedia Collective Workshops On Indy-Media

The W((i))ndymedia Collective have been extra busy preparing a series of workshops on independent media making and DIY publishing, and movie screenings throughout the greater Wellington region.

WORKSHOPS

Become the media!

The workshops cover a range of skills which should provide you with all the skills you need to fully utilise one of New Zealand's leading independent news sources www.indymedia.org.nz.

Thursday 21st April / 5th May

7pm - How to post articles and photos to Indymedia

8pm - Writing workshop; Techniques and tips for getting your ideas and concerns across.

Thursday 28th April / 12 May

7pm - Basic HTML coding. Beginners workshop on how to put links in your stories, as well as basic formatting.

8pm - How to get involved with your local Independent Media Collective!

These free workshops will be at Oblong internet cafe, Left Bank, Cuba St, Wellington. For more details john.eclectic@gmail.com.

MOVIE SCREENINGS

We have arranged screenings in Wellington, Hutt City, and Porirua. 'Fuck the Corporate Media' is a short documentary produced by Portland Indymedia which analyzes the tactics, both subtle and blatant, employed by the corporate media. The second series of documentaries are from the Oceania Newsreal. Featuring short punchy films from the Asia Pacific including two great documentaries made by New Zealanders 'Whose News?', and 'Happy Birthday Timor Leste'. You can find out more details about the Oceania Newsreal here:

http://oceania.indymedia.org/newsreal.

Pataka Musuem and Art Gallery (Porirua)
Wednesday 4th of May, 7pm
Cnr Norrie & Parumoana
St Porirua City

Pomare Community Centre(Hutt City)
Wednesday, 11th of May, 7pm
55 Farmer Cres Pomare

NZ Film Archive (Wellington City)
Friday 13 of May, 7pm
84 Taranaki Street
Wellington

w((i))indy (Wellington Indymedia) is part of a global grassroots Independent Media Collective network, aiming to open access to publishing and media technology. There are over 160 Indymedia centres all around the world - Wellington Indymedia activists want to show you how it works.

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