State Of The Arts 2011

The State of the Arts 2011 PRODUCING CHANGE took place on September 15, 2011 and was co-produced with the PGA New Media Broadband Committee and The Millennium Project.

Producers Guild America New Media CouncilThe event was preceded by a special c3: VisionLAB Think Tank held in the Vortex Dome.  The conversation was led by c3 Founder and Executive Director Kate McCallum and Jerome Glenn, Futrist and Founder of The Millennium Project and was live streamed by Dyal Productions.  Attendees shared projects and initatives they were supporting and brainstormed on possible ideas and projects that could be activated in support of brining awareness to the 15 Global Challenges and solutions.  Attendees inlcuded featured speakers from the State of the Arts 2010 event, scientists, artists, producers, journalists, educators, city officials and futurists and a philosopher.

The evening event featured a panel moderator by Jeanette de Patie, event producer and Chair of the PGA Broadband Committee.   Kate McCallum, c3 founder and Chair of the newly formed Global Arts and Media Node of The Millennium Project, kicked off the event with a welcome and introduced Jerome Glenn who did a brief talk on the Global Arts and Media Node Panelists included Jennifer McClure, founder of SNCR:  Society for New Communications, Writer/Producer Tim Kring recieved the first FUTUREVISION AWARD for socially beneficial storytelling and creativity through the creation of his innovative project CONSPIRACY FOR GOOD.

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Our Thought Provoking Evening Speakers and Panelists:

Richard Cummings Jr. Kathy Eldon Jerome Glenn Elizabeth Huttinger  Tim Kring Marc Levey Jennifer McClure Kate McCallum Jeanette DePatie
Panelists:Richard Cummings Jr. — Actor, Producer, Director and VP of Acquisitions for, an online site dedicated to showcasing educational videos that help you life a better life.Kathy Eldon –– Producer, Author and Co-Founder of the Creative Visions Foundation which is providing a new digital platform for cause-driven storytellers and artists. 

Elizabeth Huttinger — Board of Directors Manobi corporation, a group that is using cell phones to help West African Farmers secure their lands and get fair prices for their crops.


Tim Kring — Multi-Platform Storyteller, Executive Producer (HeroesTouch) and Creator of “Conspiracy for Good” a socially beneficial ARG game designed to raise funds for libraries in Africa.


Marc Levey — Creator and Producer of Circle Up Now, a series of global grassroots campaigns that utilize a unique mix of art, activism and aerial photography to create “visual petitions” for critical causes.


Panel Moderator:

Jeanette DePatie — Producer, Writer, Author and PGA New Media Council Board Member and Broadband Chair.


Jerome Glenn — Futurist, Author, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Millennium Project a global futurist think tank addressing 15 Global Challenges and solutions updated and published annually in the STATE OF THE FUTURE report.


Jennifer McClure — Founder and President of the Society for New Communications Research and Social Strategist with Thomson Reuters.


Kate McCallum — Producer, Writer, Co-Founder and Executive Director of c3: Center for Conscious Creativity, Chair of The Millennium Project’s Global Arts and Media Node and a Fellow of the Society for New Communications Research.