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Case Studies

A Lion in the House: A Content-Centered Outreach Strategy for Public Broadcasting

A Lion in the House: A Content-Centered Outreach Strategy for Public Broadcasting By Barbara Abrash Download the Lion Case Study here. Download the Lion Maps here. A Lion in the House is a...

Well-Founded Fear: A Case Study

Well-Founded Fear: A Case Study By Barbara Abrash The Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War ended, and all of a sudden, it wasn't just information and money and images that were zooming around the...

Case Study: Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo

Case Study: Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo By Barbara Abrash Overview The making and distribution of Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo shows how a network of feminist activists and scholars...

Blue Vinyl and the My House is Your House Consumer Organizing Campaign, 2002-2003

Blue Vinyl and the My House is Your House Consumer Organizing Campaign, 2002-2003 By Working Films and Toxic Comedy Pictures Blue Vinyl co-directors Judith Helfand and Daniel Gold "hit the road to...

Impact of “The Uprising of ’34”: A Coalition Model of Production and Distribution

Impact of "The Uprising of '34": A Coalition Model of Production and Distribution By David Whiteman As much an article as a case study, Whiteman examines George Stoney and Judith Helfand's film as an...

Report from the Road: Two Towns of Jasper

Report from the Road: Two Towns of Jasper By Working Films Linking the film with community change is the goal of the outreach campaign surrounding this highly acclaimed documentary from the POV...

Enhancing Education: A Producer’s Guide

Enhancing Education: A Producer's Guide By WGBH Boston This comprehensive website contains 12 case studies documenting how producers have integrated educational outreach into their productions. The...

Case Study: Changing the World, One Documentary at a Time

Case Study: Changing the World, One Documentary at a Time By Gary Weimberg On September 10, 1999 Dylcia Pagan walked out of her prison cell in the Federal Correctional Institute in Dublin,...

Collaboration in Action: Strategies for Developing and Distributing Multiplatform Documentaries

Collaboration in Action: Strategies for Developing and Distributing Multiplatform Documentaries By jesikah maria ross and Catherine Stifter Co-directors Catherine Stifter & jesikah maria...

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