Vince Stehle, our executive director, spoke with Ethan McCoy and Ellie Buteau of the Center for Effective Philanthropy about how documentaries can drive real change, and what foundations are doing to be more involved.
Given today’s thriving documentary marketplace, competition for audience attention and action is fierce. That’s why we’ve chosen to honor five pioneering film teams for their breakthrough approaches to constructing high-impact social campaigns. Read more
The 2015 Media Impact Festival celebrated the social impact of media, and its capacity to transform society. In its second year, the festival showcased documentary films that have made a notable impact on a particular issue through powerful coverage and inspired engagement of audiences, influencers, and institutions. Our nominators chose five films to be highlighted, each of […]
Produced by Studio REV- in collaboration with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, The Domestic Worker App is a public art + know-your-rights resource accessible by any kind of cell phone. Read more
Originally published in Philanthropy.com
The signs of an avalanche were stirring at last month’s Sundance Film Festival, one that could have especially strong reverberations for everyone who is concerned about promoting social change — including activists, donors, and fundraisers. That low rumble you hear comes from the premiere of The Hunting Ground, a film about sexual violence on campuses that has the potential to take activism to a new level, especially among philanthropists and lawmakers. Read more
Priya’s Shakti is an innovative social impact multimedia project that helps illuminate attitudes towards gender-based violence (GBV). Priya’s Shakti was created in the aftermath of a highly-publicized gang rape on a bus in New Delhi in December 2012 that outraged India and the world. Read more