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  • theysayiam.org
  • a girl from scranton
  • they say i am...
  • theysayiam.org
  • we are experiencing a crisis
  • technology amplifies the problemone to few is now one to millions
  • 5% are victims  6% are bullies 15% identified as victims and bullies – time magazine
  • 26% of us are on the inside
  • 74% of us are watching from the sidelines...or are completely unaware
  • 74% of us are part of the problem
  • 74% can bethe solution
  • victim/ victimizer onlookers the unaware crowdwiden the spotlight
  • help the 74% engage
  • add your story, or send a message support
  • take a pledge: not on my watch
  • allow bullies to make amends
  • • establish a permanent Tribeca Film Institute effort to tackle the issue • start a branded foundation • create awards/scholarship program • build a toolkit for multiple stakeholders (students, teachers, corporations, legislators activists, charities, etc.)
  • the StoryHub @ Tribeca Film Festival• a single large touchscreen interface allows participants to input theirown responses to "they say _____", "I am ____" via ‘gaming’ interface.• multiple screens on walls allow more reserved/shy to post (via txt/nfc/twitter) in realtime to share/see reactions. if these are also touchscreen,others at the StoryHub can select/play with these shared stories.• "StoryPods” (soundproof booths) gather video/audio/text input ofpersonal stories of bullied, bullies and watchers. Sends to website,screens in StoryHub, blog, facebook, twitter, etc.
  • StoryHub recording booth
  • launch celebrity PSAs “they said i was...”
  • enable digital expression • a facebook application invite friends to anonymously make confessions and express regret for the times they engaged in bullying or stood by silently. • #theysayiam hashtag allow people to share their stories or support others through retweets and twitpics of locations
  • interactive posters drive to events
  • “i am... electric” an evening at the bowery electric, hosted by jesse malin. songwriters share stories and perform original songs.tickets are distributed through the website, foursquare, etc and are given to influential bloggers & celebrities. the event is filmed for streaming and songs are shared through the website, turntable.fm, spotify or itunes.
  • “i am... here tonight”• partnership event with the moth in which five storytellersshare their own stories. two “slots” are open for unscripted in-the-moment audience participation • kicks off the mentorship program• storytellers (celebs/artists/performers) also visit schools and perform as part of an ambassadors project
  • mentorship program an initiative to unite middle-and-high-school kidswith students studying for film and motion-graphics degrees to create projects that document and find expression for the stories and challenges faced by today’s youth.
  • theysayiam.org