Empowering Media That Matters

Creative Incubator

CMSI incubates creative and cutting-edge media projects that address issues of misrepresentation, identity, and social change.

Community Voice Project

The Community Voice Project (CVP) is a participatory community storytelling initiative at American University led by Filmmaker-in-Residence Nina Shapiro-Perl that connects members of American University’s student population with communities in the Washington Metropolitan area to produce short documentary films and digital stories.

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Pull Focus Web Series

Short, viral webisodes covering and analyzing the most relevant topics in media for social change, with plans to launch a podcast version

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