Past Events

February
29–1
2024

IIJ 2024 Freelance Journalism Conference

Do you want to hear what top editors want in pitches? Learn insider secrets to landing fellowships, diversifying revenue, and creating a portfolio of meaningful work? Connect with a community of creators who make a good living while telling stories that have an impact? The IIJ 2024 Freelance Journalism Conference, happening Feb. 29-March 1, is […]

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February
7–8
2024

National Geographic Storytellers Summit 2024

The Storytellers Summit is the National Geographic Society’s annual event celebrating how evocative, in-depth, and innovative storytelling can move us, inspire us, and bring about positive change for people and our planet. Stay tuned for more information.

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January
30
2024

MIF Member Briefing: How funders can advance DEI in journalism

How can news leaders and funders work together to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the journalism industry?

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January
25
2024

“Brooklyn’s Baddest:” The lasting impact of police misconduct & wrongful convictions

“Brooklyn’s Baddest” is a documentary in development that explores the consequences of the “war on drugs” and mass criminalization in New York City during the 1990s through present day, telling the stories of nearly 20 young men who were wrongfully convicted after investigations by the same police detective. Derrick Hamilton spent an astonishing 27 years […]

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January
19
2024

Doc funders: Join us for our annual meeting in Park City, Utah!

Film funders! Are you heading to the Sundance Film Festival? We hope you’ll join us from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. MT on Friday, Jan. 19, for our annual gathering of documentary film funders at the Miners Club, 4070 Willow Draw Park City, UT 84098. This gathering offers an important connection point for funders who want to […]

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January
16
2024

JFunder Network call – January

JFunder Network Calls are an opportunity to share what your organization is doing, learn about collaborative efforts from your peers, and stay connected to what’s happening in the field. If you’d like to present an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us know. Email Courtney Eshleman, Director […]

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November
13
2023

JFunder Network call – November

JFunder Network Calls are an opportunity to share what your organization is doing, learn about collaborative efforts from your peers, and stay connected to what’s happening in the field. If you’d like to present an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us know. Email Courtney Eshleman, Director […]

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November
2–5
2023

Double Exposure Film Festival

Double Exposure is the United States’ first and only film festival dedicated to investigative reporting on film. It pairs four days of film screenings with a professional symposium that brings together watchdog journalists and filmmakers venturing into investigative storytelling. For its ninth season, DX returns as a fully in-person event in Washington, DC. DX screens […]

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October
26–27
2023

CFLeads Fall Forum 2023 – Leading Through Change

Registration is open to community foundation CEOs and board chairs (or other board members) that are CFLeads investors, and to community foundation CEOs that started in their role in 2022 or later. The Fall Forum agenda is available now and Media Impact Funders is partnering with CFLeads to bring the plenary session “Making the Case […]

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October
19–30
2023

31st Philadelphia Film Festival

Every October, the Philadelphia Film Society hosts the Philadelphia Film Festival which gathers more than 25,000 dedicated film lovers and scores of talented filmmakers for eleven exceptional days of cinematic splendor. Throughout the year, PFS’s artistic team scours the world’s most prestigious film festivals – from Sundance to Berlin, Cannes to Toronto – for the […]

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