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Daniel Tilson was born and raised in New York City, a
graduate of Stuyvesant High School, and New York University's Film and Television School, with a double major in Film/TV Production & Broadcast Journalism.

Tilson established his own first company in 1995 and has been writing, producing, directing, shooting and editing informational, promotional and documentary videos ever since -- many for NYC's Labor giant, 1199SEIU, the largest local healthcare workers union in America.

Other clients have included CBS, PBS, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, Service Employees International Union, NYS AFLCIO, New York State Leadership Council, New York University, America Coming Together, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, E.F. Schumacher Society, and the Association Of Joint Labor-Management Educational Programs.

Tilson Films Inc. was established in 2006, with production offices now located in both Palm Beach County, Florida, and New York City. While Tilson Films continues to produce a variety of informational videos, Tilson himself has increasingly concentrated on development and production of documentary projects, both shorts and features. The 2008 "Elders For Obama"- film project was a great success, going viral- online, getting distributed by the Obama campaign and other organizations, and now being featured in the 2009 documentary from Global Vision Inc., called "The People"s President".

Tilson has also co-produced the recent documentary feature, "The Road Home"-, the moving story of a group of disabled Iraq war veterans who are finding their own unique path back to wholeness-. The film is on the festival circuit now, and in 2009 won the Broader Visions award at the Garden State Film Festival.

With Tilson as Producer/Director, Tilson Films Inc. is completing production in 2009 of two important new documentary films. "Truth Indeed" follows a small band of Palm Beach County, Florida "counter-military recruitment" activists, whose years of successful work in the county school system landed them squarely in the sights of the Bush administration's domestic surveillance program. "The Indian Line Model" chronicles the birth and rebirth of America's first CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture farm -- and the explosive growth of the CSA movement's efforts to create sustainable local agriculture and economies, reclaiming America's food chain from a handful of giant corporations.

Tilson has also recently joined forces with a dynamic, progressive new political media consulting firm, DMedia Inc., and is working as media consultant and producer for the firm. Learn more at http://demediapolitical.com.

For more info on Tilson Films Inc., please visit http://tilsonfilms.com/.

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Monday, March 14, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Union Mythmakers vs. Mythbusters
(1 comments) Time has come to ride the current wave and turn the tide of public opinion

Saturday, January 29, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
First Notches in Allan West's Bible Belt
(1 comments) Florida's new GOP wing-nut of a Congressman setting the bar low right off the bat...

Friday, January 14, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Fitting Memorial For Arizona Shooting Victims
(1 comments) President Obama will try to use AZ shootings as teaching moment, but we will likely have to advance the full curriculum for ourselves.

Saturday, January 8, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
If Rick Scott Took Truth Serum Before Inaugural Speech...
(2 comments) Wouldn't it be wonderful to hear Florida's new uber-reactionary CEO/Governor telling it like it is?

Sunday, December 19, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Can-Do Attitude Grips "Git R Done" Congress
(1 comments) Clarence The Angel meets Larry The Cable guy as the rusty wheels of government grind out & grind up series of bills in D.C.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Thankful & The Thankless
(4 comments) A Not so Happy Thanksgiving tale...

Thursday, November 4, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Election Day Memories & Resolutions
(1 comments) Hard not to think of awful elections past at times like these. Although in Florida, there's awful, and then there's 2010...

Monday, November 1, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Voting on "Hard Right" FL GOP Agenda
For anyone unenthusiastic about voting for Florida Dems, there are some wicked reactionaries worth voting against on the other side...

Saturday, October 30, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Florida HD 87 Race As National Symbol
(1 comments) There's this little State Rep contest in Palm Beach County...

Monday, October 18, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Hollywood Ending For Tea Party On Election Day?
(1 comments) With apologies to Bill Maher, New Rule: Every Tea Party follower must sit through an entire screening of Capra's "Meet John Doe" before voting in 2010.

Friday, October 15, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Florida's Klein-West Congressional Race: A Referendum On Right Wing Extremism
(1 comments) Southeast Florida can strike a blow against the rising tide of right wing extremism come November 2nd...maybe

Wednesday, October 6, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Who Wants In On A Nice Non-Partisan Tax Revolt?
(3 comments) Hell, plenty of us liberals would've worn foil hats and hung with the Tea Party if they had actually tried to reform the freaking tax system...

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Charlie Crist Can Be Election Day Hero
(1 comments) Here's the only surefire way for Charlie Crist to come up a winner on Election Day...

Monday, September 6, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Burned Labor Still Tops Holiday Menu
(4 comments) It's wait till next year time all over again for American workers seeking to celebrate a little economic justice.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Good, Bad & Ugly of Florida Primaries
(2 comments) Okay, yeah, right off the bat, Rick Scott is the "Ugly", on so many levels...

Tuesday, August 17, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Social Security's 75th Birthday Marred By Republican Party Games
(2 comments) No balloons, no cake, just usual Republican Party games like threats of privatization and higher retirement age...

Tuesday, August 3, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Reconstruction vs. Deficit Reduction: The Either/Or Mythmakers
(3 comments) Battle lines theme for upcoming fight over ending Bush tax cuts for the rich: "The Need Of The Many Outweighs The Greed Of The Few". You can quote me...

Sunday, August 1, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Plenty Of Ass For Democrats To Kick
(2 comments) So many Republican Asses to kick, so little time before Election Day...

Thursday, July 8, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Modern-Day Vets Get Old-School Shaft
(4 comments) Time to make Obama administration make time to reform the dysfunctional VA health system once and for all...

Sunday, July 4, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Energy Independence Day Postponed In Sunshine State - Again
(4 comments) Bad week for Florida on Energy policy front...

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
BP Turning Tykes Into Activists (With Exclusive New Video)
(2 comments) Law of Unintended Consequences may just bite Big Oil on the ass before too long...

Thursday, June 17, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pilots Triumphant Fighting Spirit
(2 comments) Let's hear it for Unions, woot-woot!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Florida's Mortgage Mod Squad Madness
(1 comments) In Florida, eleven thousand people had their homes taken over by banks in May. Welcome to the recovery...

Monday, June 7, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Halliburton & BP, You Suck!": Oil Spill Protest Anthem From Raging Grannies
(1 comments) "Here's a little song you can all join in with, it's very simple and you know it's true..."

Wednesday, May 26, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Big Heat & Conceit Of Big Money - Florida Style
(1 comments) Florida's two biggest 2010 statewide political races are turning out to be poster children for campaign finance reform - or rather, the lack thereof...

Sunday, May 2, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Florida Legislature & The Damage Done
(1 comments) Way things were going, if just-ended 2010 FL legislative session had gone another week or two, GOP would've passed mandatory Liberal Re-Education amendment...

Friday, April 30, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The "Day After" In Florida Senate Race: Rubio As Anti-Crist & Meek As Antidote
(1 comments) Now that Charlie Crist has declared his "Independence", it's Game On time for real in the Sunshine State U.S. Senate Race...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
No Guts, No Glory For 2010 Democrats - The Alan Grayson Experiment
(3 comments) If Democrats want the Obama kids and all those swing voters from 2008 to give a damn in 2010, they better start showing the strength and courage that U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson does...

Sunday, April 18, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Raging Grannies: "We've Always Paid Our Taxes"
(1 comments) Raging Grannies have a special Tax Time music video!

Monday, April 5, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Prayer For Political Resurrection (With Video!)
(1 comments) An Easter-Passover-Atheist Prayer for a rebirth of The Civic & The Civil in American Politics - including few minutes of exclusive video insight from the one and only Dr. Robert Watson...

Tuesday, March 23, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Republican Party Poopers' Revenge: Repeal Health Bill & Kill The Ill
(1 comments) Get ready for the Repeal The Bill campaign, otherwise know as the GOP's 2010 Get Out The Vote Strategy...

Wednesday, March 17, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Reform Human Factors
(3 comments) Highlights from the past year "on the road" in South Florida version of the Health Reform Battle...

Thursday, March 11, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Raging Grannies Flip The Bird At Supreme Court Five
The South Florida Raging Grannies are at it again in a hot new YouTube video, taking their singing activist aim at the Supreme Court "Gang Of Five".

Friday, February 19, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Home Depot Misery Index
(2 comments) Home Depot - where underpaid, non-union workers can share economic crisis war stories with cash-strapped, frustrated consumers...

Thursday, February 4, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Ripping CBS Over Super Bowl Anti-Choice Ad (With Raging Grannies Music Video!)
(6 comments) Given its decision to launch new policy of accepting advocacy group ads with an Anti-Choice spot from the Christian Right, the question is, What Does CBS Stand For?

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
State Of The Union: From Big Bank Bailout To Main Street Freezeout
If reports of President Obama's deficit reduction plan are true, than he'll be creating one hell of a credibility deficit for himself that he may never be able to effectively reduce.

Friday, January 22, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Is President Obama Throwing Real Health Reform Under The Bus?
President Obama and national Democratic Party leadership heading in disastrously wrong direction on health care reform - and on any real chance of electoral success in 2010.

Monday, January 18, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Reform Still Squeezing Small Business (with video)
(1 comments) Looking like the final health reform bill will do very little to help millions of small businesses like the little South Florida citrus company featured in this story/video, struggling to give employees health without going broke.

Thursday, December 24, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Senate Health Bill Warning Label
(1 comments) Be afraid of the Senate Health care bill, regardless of the desperate Democratic Party efforts to spin it as a Christmas Eve gift to America - but don't go green just yet!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Democrats As Not-So-Secret Santas
Recent events suggest a nightmare from which progressive activists are still waking up, in which the Democratic President and Congressional majority play grotesque versions of Secret Santas intent on gifting the naughty and dissing the nice...

Friday, December 11, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
No Peace Prizes For Obama Coalition
(1 comments) A surprising "minority group" in Obama's original 2008 electoral coalition may hold the key to holding things together through 2012.

Thursday, December 10, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
South Florida Raging Grannies Have Health Reform Feedback For GOP
With all the trash talk from Republicans in Congress about how Democratic health reform will gut Medicare and shave years off the lives of Grammy & Gramps, the dark little musical comedy video right below this article represents a little grassroots feedback, courtesy of the South Florida branch of the international activist organization, Raging Grannies...

Saturday, November 21, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bad News For American Women Comes In Threes
(4 comments) From the U.S. House version of health reform that included further abortion restrictions, to new recommendations on screenings for breast cancer and cervical cancer, the signs have not been good.

Sunday, November 15, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Just Say No To Blue Dog Democrats
(2 comments) Time to start making Blue Dogs like Florida Rep. Suzanne Kosmas pay for trying to have it both ways with Progressive supporters...

Tuesday, November 10, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Baseball and Politics
Turns out the modern-day NY Yankees only win championships when there's a Democrat in the White House...

Friday, November 6, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bell Rings for Florida Voters
(1 comments) This no-news Election Day in Florida is in fact the opening bell in the big year-long race voters will have to run to shed Republican weight standing in the way of statewide reform, and progress.

Sunday, November 1, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Florida Republican Party Rotting From Top Down
Through their recent comments on national health reform efforts, Florida's leading Republican elected officials reveal the kind of rot that is eating away at their state and national party organizations.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Obama In Florida: Power & Light
(1 comments) The not so sunny side of Obama's 10/27/09 PR visit to Florida Power & Light solar plant in the Sunshine state.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Team Obama's Fall Classic
It's that time of year, in Baseball as it is in Politics...so it's root, root, root for the home team, if they don't win it's a shame...

Thursday, September 10, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Retirees Ready To Rumble Over Health Reform
(1 comments) Despite what mainstream media coverage may suggest, millions of Seniors are fighting hard for health reform.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Cockamamie Opposition To Health Reform
Finally, an accurate way to characterize "Opposition" forces fighting to defeat any Obama-inspired health reform plan, and strangely enough, this breakthrough comes courtesy of Florida's fickle governor...