Six ways to help
HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN ALTERNATE FOCUS

1Make a Donation
Make a tax-deductible donation to help pay for video cameras, microphones, tapes, editing equipment, DVD materials, shipping, and other essential supplies.
2 Bring Alternate Focus Programs to a New Region
We need your help to bring Alternate Focus to viewers across the country. All you need to do is submit a one-page form to your local cable TV station and then deliver to them the tapes we send you once a month. Call or e-mail us if you are interested. Get more information about bringing Alternate Focus shows to your area

3 Donate Alternate Focus DVD's to your Local Library
We would like to introduce our documentaries to libraries across the country.
For $100, we can place an Alternate Focus DVD package in the library of your
choice. Please call or email for more details.
4 Bring Your Documentary to Alternate Focus
Alternate Focus would like to showcase your compelling and appropriate videos on our weekly, national television broadcast project. Now is the time for all of us to work together in the media to bring a balance to what is being broadcast to American audiences. By broadcasting your films to a nationwide audience, we will help to provide this neccessary balance. In addition, your film/s will benefit from receiving national exposure. Please call or e-mail us if you have a Middle East-related documentary.
5Be an Alternate Focus Producer
If you are in the San Diego area, you can get free training in filming, scriptwriting, research, editing, and post-production. Register as a producer. Bring us your talent and commitment and we will help you get your ideas broadcast nationwide. Training provided in Premiere and Final Cut Pro on Windows and Macintosh. Contact Ed Sweed at 858-459-0717 edsweed@san.rr.com or John Odam at 858-259-8230 jodam@san.rr.com.Even if you are a producer outside outside the San Diego area you can still participate! Register as a producer to get templates and guidelines to help you make Alternate Focus shows.
6 Become an Alternate Focus Volunteer
If you are in the San Diego area and can give time to help with mailings, telephoning, fund-raising, databases, operating video cameras, audio work, music, voice-over, dubbing and duplicating etc., please contact us. If you are elsewhere and still want to help, you can raise money, find new videos for broadcast, etc.

More Information
Interested in learning more about how you can help Alternate Focus? and let us know which way you can help and we will contact you about opportunities in your region.