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Documentaries Telling Truth to Power

Many of the issues most important to understand and discuss are also those that powerful people or institutions don’t want made public. How do independent makers of documentaries that tell truth to...

Building Outreach Campaigns

Brigid Maher conducts an interview for her upcoming film about midwives working in the hospital system With growing consensus about the importance of social impact in documentary filmmaking, many...

Tools to Understand Media Impact: Linnea Hartsuyker on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

Empowering the Public by Explaining Complicated Issues: Jody Gottlieb on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

“Stand Up Planet” Impact Evaluation Demonstrates Power of Comedy for Change

Audience engagement is one of the key aspects of social issue documentaries seeking meaningful change within communities – yet filmmakers still struggle with the best ways to move audiences from...

Putting the Public Back In Public Media: Jessica Clark on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

Social Engagement with Social Television: Sharan Sklar on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

Cutting-Edge Storytelling Technology: Luisa Dantas on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

Measuring Media Impact: Dana Chinn on Media That Matters

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that...

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