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We are no longer Optik Allusions!
<span style="font-size:56px;"><strong>FTP</strong>: Films 2 The People</span><br/>
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We now have become the [[Liberated Lense|Liberated Lense Collective]]
<span style="font-size:48px;">[[FTP Short Film Festival|News from our 2015 Short Film Festival!]]</span><br/>
 
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Optik Allusions is a community media project based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We believe that story telling belongs to everyone. We do not depend on mainstream media or an expensive film school: we empower ourselves to make our own images!
 
 
 
We learn by doing. We teach eachother. We work horizontally, and operate by consensus. We make films in a spirit of collaboration, inclusivity and solidarity, maintain a film equipment library for creative projects, organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops, and host film screenings.
 
If you like to make videos or want to become a member, come to our tuesday meetings at 7 pm! We're open and happy to welcome you, no matter your experience level.
 
 
 
To contact us, write to:
 
 
 
optikallusions@lists.riseup.net
 
 
 
To be updated about what we do, join our announce mailing list:
 
 
 
optikallusions.announce@lists.riseup.net
 
 
 
To become involved, come to our meetings on Tuesdays, 7pm at the Omni Commons!
 
 
 
Sometimes, the meetings turn into creative workshops!
 
 
 
To follow what has been going on, read our [[Optik_Allusions/meetingnotes|meeting notes]].
 
 
 
Our [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3uEQxBHGeNOhX5P1-RsjJg YouTube Channel] has our most recent videos to date, and here are our earlier video productions:
 
 
 
[https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/open-the-omni-commons-for-all-of-oakland Omni Crowdfunding Video]
 
 
 
[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLP9qYNkyBEQutm_cCSF5hucpLrVbeSVMp The Omni Commons in 30 seconds]
 
 
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRE5wqxjSvQ Einstein for Mayor]
 
 
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntYNNlV6TQ0 Oakland stands in solidarity with Ferguson]
 
 
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tdJ_IW09SQ No Beauty with an Absence of Color]
 
 
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRA9oQmVgb4&feature=youtu.be The murder of Pedie Perez]
 
 
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_STgWs6GlY From the Holdout to Quilombo]
 
 
 
We are currently working on a documentary about black farmers and food justice in the black community, as well as documenting gentrification in West Oakland.
 

Revision as of 14:39, 18 September 2015

We are no longer Optik Allusions! We now have become the Liberated Lense Collective