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The Science of Character (a new 8 min "Cloud Film")

The Science of Character (a new 8 min "Cloud Film")

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The Science of Character is an 8-minute short film by Tiffany Shlain of letitripple.org. The letitripple team has recently been involved in something called “Cloud Filmmaking,” a project in which many people from all over the world make films collaboratively. The team then offers free customized versions of the films to schools and nonprofit organizations to help further their missions and research. More about the letitripple project can be found at letitripple.org. by kandace_stephenson Nov 22

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