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DeeDee Halleck is a media activist and founder of Paper Tiger Television and co-founder of the Deep Dish Satellite Network. Her first film, "Children Make Movies" (1961), was about a film-making project at the Lillian Wald Settlement in Lower Manhattan. "Mural on Our Street" was nominated for Academy Award in 1965. She has led media workshops with elementary school children, reform school youth and migrant farmers. In 1976 she was co-director of the Child-Made Film Symposium, which was a fifteen year assessment of media by youth throughout the world.

As president of the Association of Independent Video and Film Makers (AIVF) in the seventies, she led a media reform campaign in Washington, testifying twice before the House Sub-Committee on Telecommunication. She has served as a trustee of the American Film Institute, Women Make Movies and the Instructional Telecommunications Foundation. She has authored numerous articles in Film Library Quarterly, Film Culture, High Performance, The Independent, Leonardo, Afterimage and other media journals.

In 1989 she received a Guggenheim Fellowship. She has organized installations at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Austrian Triennial of Photography, the Wexner Center, the Berkeley Museum, New Langdon Arts and the Gallery at the San Francisco Art Institute. She received two Rockefeller Media Fellowships for "The Gringo in Mañanaland," a feature film about stereotypes of Latin Americans in U.S. films, which was featured at the Venice Film Festival, the London Film Festival and which won a special jury prize at the Trieste Festival for Latin American Film. She coordinated a twelve part series on the prison industrial complex in the United States entitled, "Bars and Stripes." She is one of the founders of the Independent Media Center Movement, which has created alternative media centers in thirty-eight cities around the world.

Her current film project is "Ah : the Hopeful Pageantry of Bread and Puppet," a ten year document of the experimental theater group. She is on the board of the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers, Deep Dish Network, the Independent Media Center and is a member of the MacBride Roundtable on International Communication. Her book, Hand Held Visions : the Uses of Community Media, will be published by Fordham University Press in Spring 2001. She is currently developing a national daily news program in collaboration with Deep Dish TV.

(source : UCSD Communication)


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