We’re excited to announce the launch of To This Day as an interactive iPad app. You can download it HERE now.
The To This Day iPad app features French and English Translation, User Voice Recording, as well as unseen animation offering alternate animations with every viewing.
“So many people have given their time and energy to give life to this project. This showing of selflessness and support further demonstrates the compassion and empathy that others have towards bullying. With unseen animation and…
As you probably already know Shane Koyczan did a TED Talk in February this year after the huge success of his viral video “To This Day”. After appearing at TED he connected with TED Education to create a classroom tool to get a discussion going about bullying.
Thanks to the visionaries at TED Education especially that of Jordan Reeves, for creating this fabulous tool that is now available to those wanting to discuss the issue of bullying, as well as resources for those struggling with it. It is free to…
“By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it’s like to be young and… different. “To This Day", his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video (created, crowd-source style, by 80 animators). Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson.”
“My experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout my life but standing to face the problem has helped me in immeasurable ways. Schools and families are in desperate need of proper tools to confront this problem. This piece is a starting point.”
Dozens of collaborators from around the world helped to bring this piece to life. Help this message have a far reaching and long lasting effect in confronting bullying – please share generously.
After performing in the Courtney/Comox valley in 2011, Shane was approached by a group of students who were dealing with loss from a number of teen suicides in their area. They wanted to work on a project with Shane and thanks to the support from their community they were able to put together this video. In a separate video, Shane discusses the making of this project.