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Field Report: Hat Luncheon

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  On Wednesday, May 4, the Central Park Conservancy held their 34th annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards – more fondly known as the Hat Luncheon. Despite the cloudy forecast, attendees came out to the park donning their wildest, quirkiest, and most creative hats and head pieces. Below are a few photographs we captured while filming the event.

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VIDEO: Jacobi Medallion 2016

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  Mount Sinai’s annual Jacobi Medallion Awards honor physicians for their distinguished achievements in medicine and extraordinary service to the Mount Sinai community. We had the privilege of producing videos about each of the seven honorees detailing their work in different fields from Geriatrics to Public Health to Otolaryngology. The video above tells the story of virologist Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, Director…

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As Published in the New York Times

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We are thrilled to share with you that Marlene Shigekawa, co-producer of our forthcoming film For the Sake of the Children, published a letter in The New York Times. Marlene wrote her letter in response to an article in the Times about Bob Fuchigami, a survivor of the Amache camp in Colorado. The Times focused on the perspective of internment…

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The Art of Brush Painting

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Once again, Fly on the Wall has the privilege of capturing the beauty of Chinese culture at China Institute, New York City’s premiere institute for learning and connecting with everything China. Here’s a peek at what we’re filming for a new video for China Institute’s annual gala. Pictured above is a student from one of China Institute’s brush painting classes, creating her art…

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O-kaasan, Kodomo No Tame Ni

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I took my mother to Poston, came home, and did a painting of guard towers and barracks. I asked her what she thought. My mother sat quietly, studying the painting. Her expression turned to great sadness. She said, “in camp, not a day went by without wondering, what is going to happen to my children? What will become of them?” She…

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We’re Hiring!

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Fly on the Wall is hiring a multimedia editor/producer! Read on for details and please spread the word! We are a small, award-winning Brooklyn-based video production house looking for a full-time, experienced video editor. We work with many nonprofits, science and medical organizations and institutions of higher education. Our niche is short, smart pieces about people, places and trends in…

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A Day with the Department of Homeless Services

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Yesterday, Fly on the Wall had our full team of videographers out in the field filming for the New York City Department of Homeless Services. We are working with the department to create an internal video for DHS staff to support and strengthen their mission statement: to prevent homelessness when possible; to provide temporary, emergency shelter when needed; and to…

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The Neurodance

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For 20 years of her life, Pamela Quinn danced professionally. Then she found out she had early onset Parkinson’s disease. “Diagnosis with this disease is hard for anyone, but particularly hard for a dancer,” Pamela said. “When your identity is all connected to movement and you have a serious movement disorder, you also have a profound identity crisis. What will…

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Flash Mob for Teachers!

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Once again, the Fly on the Wall crew joined the American Montessori Society for a weekend of learning and professional development. This year, the conference met in Philadelphia, PA. We had the pleasure of filming interviews with many of the educators in attendance. We also had the pleasure of filming a flash mob, in which Montessori educators staged an awesome…

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Fly Writing in NPQ!

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  We are so excited to announce a new article by Joe Fox published in the Nonprofit Quarterly, a renowned magazine covering issues surrounding the nonprofit sector. If you look now, you’ll see 10 Mistakes Nonprofits Make with Video headlining the front page ofNPQ‘s website! We hope you enjoy the article. Feel free to talk to us on Twitter @FlyWallNYC with any feedback…

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