People 4 a Smarter Planet WIN and Web Chat

May 28, 2014

The entry Factory to Fish Farm, by Carrie LeZotte won 2nd prize in the IMB sponsored video contest. A twitterchat hosted by IMB @SmarterPlanet will take place on Thursday, from noon to 1:00.  See all the entries at

The twitter chat will be hosted by the Smarter Planet twitter handle.  Subject matter experts from IBM as well as external influencers (Zooppa Winners) were invited to host the chat as guest experts.  Filmmaker Carrie LeZotte and Gary Wozniak from RecoveryPark will represent the winning entry Factory to Fish Farm.

The chat follows a Q&A format. A maximum of 5 questions will be discussed in each of the sessions. The questions will be posted from the smarter planet twitter handle and participants will be encouraged to give their views.

To participate in the Chat, you will need a Twitter ID, follow @SmarterPlanet and the hash tag #P4SPChat on Twitter, and start contributing! You can also use applications like for your convenience.

Excellent News! Videos Receive Three Emmy Nominations

May 14, 2014

One of Us Films is delighted to share the announcement of the three Emmy Nominations received for work produced for Excellent News!  This work was produced in partnership with Excellent Schools Detroit and looks at what’s working in Detroit schools, providing resources for parents and inspirational stories.

The nominated work includes Working with Children, a Man Finds His Path, produced by Judah David, Delray Does Not Equal Decay, produced by Jacob Hurwitz-Goodman, and Ms. Gwen’s Edible Garden, produced by Carrie LeZotte.

To enter the Michigan Emmy® Awards, the work must have had its first distribution in, and have been produced primarily for, the audience in the Michigan market and been broadcast in 2013.  The award gala will take place Saturday, June 14, at the MotorCity Sound Board Theater.

Family Born of Delray from Excellent Schools Detroit on Vimeo.  One of the videos in the four-part series Delray Does Not Equal Decay.

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