When: June 28, 2016 Where: Civic Hall, New York Please save the date for our annual Media Impact Forum, which will be held on June 28, 2016, at Civic Hall in New York.
When: April 21 | noon-1 p.m. EST Join us from noon-1 p.m. EST on April 21 for an OVEE screening featuring clips and conversation from Girl Rising, one of five powerful films selected for our Media Impact Festival.
When: March 13, 2016 | 7-9:30 p.m. EST Where: Sofitel Hotel | 120 S. 17th St. | Philadelphia, PA 19103 Please join us from 7-9:30 p.m. on March 13 at the Sofitel Hotel in Philadelphia for a screening of the documentary film If You Build It, followed by a conversation with filmmakers Christine O’Malley (Wordplay; I.O.U.S.A.) and Neal […]
How do we more effectively communicate issues that matter to the public interest? Join Media Impact Funders at the frank conference—the annual gathering for people who use communications to drive social change—in Gainesville, Fla., on Feb. 24 for an invitation-only preview of intriguing ideas and an opportunity to have a more intimate dialogue with key […]
When: Feb. 17, 2016 | 5-7:30 p.m. Where: The Prince Theater, Philadelphia, PA Stanley Nelson may have spent eight years making his latest film, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, but it took only two hours to capture the attention of millions around the globe. Premiering Tuesday night on PBS’ Independent Lens, the documentary sparked the […]
On November 5 at eTown Hall in Boulder, Colorado, Media Impact Funders (MIF) and Vulcan Productions joined forces to assemble top documentarians, journalism outlets and funders focused on climate change. The day’s speakers honed in on the question of how to assess whether productions are moving audiences and policymakers to action, and how best to collaborate […]
As a country, we are at a profound crossroads in how we understand and think about health and science. On one hand we’re in the midst of a loud — and mostly uninformed — debate about the safety of vaccines. On the other hand we are on the cusp of extraordinary breakthroughs in understanding and […]
Retooling public broadcasting for a digital, participatory age has been a significant area of focus for many media funders over the past decade. On June 3-4, our Media Impact Forum at the Kaiser Foundation’s DC-based Barbara Jordan Conference Center explored how “public media” is expanding to include an array of new platforms and partners, with […]