The renowned author of Diet for a Small Planet, Frances Moore Lappé, captivated over a thousand people in public forums hosted by USC Canada on Jan 31 and Feb 1. FTP Media and Rabble.ca webcast USC Canada’s January 31st event entitled, “The World We Want – An Evening with Frances Moore Lappé”.
In 2011 Lisa Santonato served as a board member of L.I.F.T.’s Education Committee, consulting on outreach and social media campaign strategies for the long-standing Toronto filmmaker’s co-op. In this role Lisa advocated for better use of Facebook for furthering L.I.F.T.’s awareness campaign, established the organization’s Facebook Page, and provided training and consultation on best practices and methodologies to L.I.F.T. staff and board members.
FTP Media and Rabble.ca webcast the Canadian Health Coalition’s November 30th event, “Secure the Future of Medicare: A Call to Care” with Roy Romanow & Andre Picard.
rabble.ca – (Un)Lawful Access Townhall Meeting: a public forum on internet spying hosted by Andrew Cash, MP, Davenport
On November 18, 2011, FTP Media with Rabble.ca webcast the (Un)lawful Access Townhall Meeting hosted by Andrew Cash, MP for Davenport, with the following guest speakers: Ron Deibert from Citizen Lab/Canada Centre, UofT, Steve Anderson from Openmedia.ca, and Jesse Hirsh, President, Metaviews.ca.
On November 10th, 2011, FTP Media, together with Rabble.ca provided webcast services for Interpares’ event “(In)Equality Matters: Social justice and the economy”. Interpares and Canadians for Tax Fairness presented an evening of discussion on how to foster economic equality featuring: Jean Symes from Inter Pares, Armine Yalnizyan, one of Canada’s leading progressive economists, and Dr. Yao Graham, renowned African activist and coordinator of Third World Network-Africa.
In 2011, FTP Media was contracted by MZTV, the production and distribution branch of ZoomerMedia Limited, to build a digital archive of the legacy of work produced by the company’s founder, Moses Znaimer. In the role of Associate Producer, Lisa Santonato catalogued, digitized and archived more than two hundred hours of video tape for the company’s internal reference library. In addition, she assisted the Producer in the daily organization of shows going to air on Vision TV, a ZoomerMedia channel.