Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Angela Alston

Outreach Consultant

Angela is an award-winning filmmaker who has worked in community relations and publicity. Together with her sister Gwen Alston, she designs and implements grassroots outreach campaigns for films. Films MocaMedia has represented include A Sea Change (excerpt screened at Netroots Nation 2008), Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Story, and Striking a Chord. Angela served as technical director of Democracy Now! for six years. She is a board member of the Video Association of Dallas, and a member of Women in Film Dallas and D-Word, an electronic community for documentary makers. She is currently in development with her first feature-length doc, Starting at Zero. Angela has an MFA in filmmaking from the University of Texas at Austin and a BZ in philosophy and biology from Swarthmore College.

Netroots Nation participation