Website updates

by David Haddad on September 09, 2013

If you haven’t noticed already we’ve made a few  tweaks to the FastForwardHealth site we thought you might like. Donate button using Stripe.  We’ve gotten a lot of requests from you to have a donate button to make it easy to send money to FFH. Simply click the big blue button and donate however much you like ($1, $20, $1,000). I’m really excited to be using Stripe to handle our payment processing instead of Paypal. You’ll quickly find that Stripe’s user experience is so much cleaner and faster than PayPal’s. New top-bar navigation. FFH does three things: films on health innovation, … Click to continue

Thanks to Daoud Emam from Combustible Freddy.

by admin on November 03, 2011

We are so happy to have been working with Daoud Emam owner of Combustible Freddy. He did an amazing job. More to come about Daoud and his inspiration for the FastForward Health design.

The Man Behind the Logo

by admin on October 24, 2011

We wanted to give a quick shout out to the designer of the FastForward Health logo – Mr. Dantrel Robinson. A personal friend of mine, Trel is an accomplished musician, writer, designer and all around media mogul. His name popped to the front of my mind when I needed something quick and awesome. So whatever we do in the future with the logo, please believe Trel will be behind it.  What do you think about the logo? Let us know. For more info on the magic that Trel does – check out his Fave Media site. ~Andre

Getting the conversation started about what we can do to change the world. If the guy who brought Ac

by admin on

Getting the conversation started about what we can do to change the world. If the guy who brought Ace Ventura to the big screen can do this – we can all make an impact.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interviews Co-Founder, Andre Blackman

by admin on October 17, 2011

From: http://blog.rwjf.org/publichealth/2011/09/21/public-health-hits-the-big-screen-a-newpublichealth-qa-with-andre-blackman/ Public health used to be something that happened behind the scenes and below the public consciousness. More and more, public health issues are making headlines and even coming to a theater near you, with movies like Contagion and The Interrupters. Now, public health even has a film festival to call its own. FastForward Health is a film festival platform to showcase innovation in public and community health. The festival will take place November 1 at the West End Theater in Washington, DC. In advance of the festival, NewPublicHealth spoke with Andre Blackman, festival organizer, managing editor of Pulse+Signal, and director of digital communications and new … Click to continue