Samuel Gearing

Author's details

Name: Samuel Gearing
Date registered: July 20, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Production Checklist — October 26, 2015
  2. Final Critique Notes — October 21, 2015
  3. Potential Introduction and Conclusion — October 1, 2015
  4. Employed and Homeless — September 24, 2015
  5. Street Blues, A View Through Music — August 26, 2015

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Oct 26

Production Checklist


Oct 21

Final Critique Notes

Final Critique Good Music, maybe replace copyrighted material Statistics text Some question text is good Bad Less Text More B-roll for transitions Don’t animate the text

Oct 01

Potential Introduction and Conclusion

We would like to start the piece with a shot of the Earth, zooming down to a satellite view of Center St. A montage of homeless people with a voice over would follow leading up to Sam Gearing walking toward the camera finishing the V.O. that introduces the topic. Then we would introduce the characters …

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Sep 24

Employed and Homeless

It is a popular myth that the solution to homelessness is employment. The reality is that even full-time employees making more than the minimum wage can face the unsheltered reality of big city living. With Bay Area rents surging skywards, even people with cushy jobs can’t find affordable housing.

Aug 26

Street Blues, A View Through Music

Aug 26

How To Help!

Are you interested in doing something for the homeless in the Bay Area? Take a look at the St. Mary’s Center in Oakland. The non-profit center, providing services to the elderly and minor(under 18) homeless, has been helping the Bay Area for the past 25 years and has the Bay’s only Senior Shelter. They always …

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Aug 26

House Keys Not Handcuffs

House Keys Not Handcuffs has become a powerful slogan for homeless rights activists around the country. Paul Boden, previously homeless, is the author of a book with the slogan as the title. He has been an activist for the past decade and a half. Below is a PBS interview with Paul, discussing the book and …

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Aug 26

Homeless Slide Show

[Show thumbnails] Images of Berkeley homeless people.

Aug 26

Video Trailer!

Aug 17

Sheltered Vs. Unsheltered

These eye-popping stats show how unique California’s Homeless population is currently.

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