Two Local Calgarians Take Author’s Challenge on First International Trip

 IMG_8453 (1)Brian Cleland & Jacob Van Dyke are about to head off on an adventure of a lifetime.  The two young Calgarians decided that for their first international trip they wanted to give themselves a challenge. After meeting local author, Kate McKenzie they decided to take her book, “Passport Project,” and use it to turn their trip to Iceland into an adventure.

 “Passport Project is designed to help people explore their own community or another community by completing 20 challenges. Challenges include trying a different type of ethnic cuisine, visiting an art gallery and meeting someone from a different culture,” states McKenzie.  The book was inspired by McKenzie’s own travels around the world and across Canada as a filmmaker documenting positive news for Worldviews Project.  “By taking these challenges, people can explore and be adventurers in their own backyard.” Continue reading

Reel World Youth Docs: Capturing the Moment

After many months of students madly grabbing cameras at the beginning of the day, in the middle of the day and on their way out the door we have neared the end our project.  It has been similar to watching an army prepare for war, except instead of war we are preparing to fight for hope.  We have geared up, tripods in hand, cameras slung over shoulders, recorders sticking out of our pockets, yelling Continue reading