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FITE Film (From Incarceration to Education) is a documentary film about four formerly incarcerated students at UC Berkeley and their path to higher education and success.

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FAST COMPANY selects FITE as finalist for the World Changing Ideas Awards! 

Fast Company has selected FITE as a finalist for Photography/Visualization in the first-ever World-Changing Ideas Awards. Each of these projects represents the best of social entrepreneurship, where innovation and impact are intersecting.

 

Read more about the World Changing Ideas Awards here!

march 27, 2016

We do not ask,

what is it that drives repeat offenders back to crime?

 

But rather,

what is missing from the initial imprisonment experience that could have prevented this recidivism in the first place?

FITE wins 1st at Grand Prize Pitch Day! 

After months of working to develop FITE, we were selected to present at “Pitch Day” before a packed audience at Blum Hall and a panel of experienced and noteworthy judges! FITE placed 1st in the Campus and Community Impact category, winning an additional $5000. This brings our total funds to $13,000 - we are so honored and excited!

 

Read more about our latest win here!

april 27, 2016

FITE wins 1st at Big Ideas!

The 2016 Big Ideas Contest winners were just announced, and FITE film places 1st in its category! After competing against 266 student teams representing more than 750 students across 16 different campuses, FITE was awarded $8000. We are so honored! In addition, we have been invited back to compete in Grand Prize Pitch Day, where we have the chance to win an additional $5000.

Wish us luck!

april 13, 2016

a big idea

FITE film core team attended the Big Ideas @ Berkeley orientation + kick-off event this week! As a finalist for this UC-wide grant competition, this documentary film and resources project has the opportunity to win $10,000 for funding, after submitting a fully detailed project proposal. Excited to keep moving forward with research and pre-production planning!

jan 28, 2016