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CMSI’s ‘Rise-Up Media & Social Change’ Project featured at the 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit

CMSI’s project with Univision was selected at the 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit.

Tribeca Interactive: Experiencing the Obvious Is Work

This is cross-posted from the Immerse newsletter. At Tribeca Film Festival 2018, the virtual reality expo was divided into three parts: an arcade of varied works in varied formats; group viewings of...

Hot-Topic Documentaries at Tribeca Go Beyond the Headlines

This is cross-posted from the International Documentary Association newsletter. What do you see at a film festival? At Tribeca Film Festival, that would be television programs, online episodes,...

Social-Issue Docs at #SXSW2018

Documentaries of all kinds—including the expectable presold and slotted music docs, liquor-brand docs, sports docs—proliferated at SXSW 2018

Platform Anxiety at SXSW

The sky is black with chickens coming home to roost for the platforms and apps that once loved to launch at SXSW.

Diversity Begins to Scale at SXSW

SXSW seemed to take diversity more seriously than in the past. There were more women on panels and keynoting...

Documentaries in a Dark Time: IDFA at 30

The 30th edition of the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) was nonstop information overload, in a good way.

Interactive Art at IDFA: Big Questions, Some Answers

IDFA DocLab, wound up another extraordinary event in mid-November, at the International Documentary Festival at Amsterdam.

Double Exposure: Filmmakers Tell Truth to Power

Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival (DX), highlights investigative documentaries. CMSI's report inspired some of the activities.

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