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Finding Identity, Living Memory through Documentary Filmmaking

Written by Lucy Eagleson on March 15 2016

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March Friday Night Liberty recap: The Out[siders]

Written by OTL Staff Editor on March 08 2016

Media Educator Will Wohleb recaps the opening of The Out[siders] that took place on March 4 - a stunning photography exhibit by OTL students at Chaparral High School in El Cajon. Read Post


​ADOBE’S #CREATIVEJAM EXPLORES SAN DIEGO’S BOUNDARIES

Written by Lucy Eagleson on March 03 2016

Adobe's #CreativeJam - Photography was a night of creative inspiration and fun in San Diego! Read Post


​Meet our Volunteer, Christina Martin!

Written by OTL Staff Editor on February 23 2016

OTL Media Educator Raquel Mendoza sits down with one of our amazing volunteer teaching assistants, Christina, to learn more about why she chooses to give her time and talents to OTL: Read Post


Through A New Lens: Using Tablets to Create in the Elementary Classroom

Written by Hilary Morefield on February 16 2016

Incorporating device-based learning in my lessons has lead to some of my most engaging and fruitful teaching moments in photography yet. Here are the top three reasons I saw why: Read Post


Join OTL on #GivingTuesday in Support of our Youth Council Program!

Written by OTL Volunteers on November 24 2015

#GivingTuesday is coming up on December 1. Be a part of the action by helping Outside the Lens meet our challenge from the Parker Foundation! Read Post


Media Literacy in the Classroom, by Jessica Kwen, OTL Intern

Written by OTL Volunteers on November 05 2015

For Media Literacy Week - Day 4, we hear how two OTL Media Educators are putting Media Literacy into practice in their classrooms! Read Post


Welcome to Media Literacy Week! By Jessica Kwen, OTL Intern

Written by OTL Volunteers on November 02 2015

To kick off the first annual Media Literacy Week in the US, let's start at the beginning: What IS Media Literacy, anyway? Read Post


Summer Workshops with the Sycuan Youth Tribal Council

Written by OTL Volunteers on August 17 2015

OTL partners with Nate Howard and his organization: Movement Be for summer workshops with the Sycuan Youth Tribal Council! Read Post


Teens Produce Short Film for the Big Screen!

Written by OTL Volunteers on August 10 2015

OTL’s Lucy Eagleson led a free, two-day Filmaking 101 Workshop for teens in collaboration with the La Costa Film Festival. Their short film "FORE!" will debut during this year's festival. Read Post


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