Empowering Media That Matters

Interviews

Maria Finitzo and “Five Girls”

Maria Finitzo and "Five Girls" Filmmaker (and mother) Maria Finitzo explores the secret success stories of girls in a program shown on public TV and in girls' clubs everywhere in...

Pull Focus: Bernardo Ruiz

Bernardo Ruiz is a renowned director and producer who has contributed to numerous award-winning documentaries with Latino themes...

Interview: Michael Collins

Pull Focus: Michael Collins Director Michael Collins is the founder of Thoughtful Robot, a production company based in New York City committed to crafting compelling social justice films that...

Filmmakers with Purpose: An Interview with the Filmmakers of The Heart of the Matter

Filmmakers with Purpose: An Interview with the Filmmakers of The Heart of the Matter By Catherine Gund From the Making Television Matter book, the authors outline the challenges of defining a...

Kim Longinotto’s Master Class

A selection insights from Kim Longinotto...

Anand Patwardhan and “The Messengers of Bad News”

Anand Patwardhan and "The Messengers of Bad News" Anand Patwardhan is a leading social action filmmaker in India, where his work on subjects including poverty, peace,  development and citizen...

Anne Lewis and “Creative Vision”

Anne Lewis and "Creative Vision" I come out of a movement to change media so that it engages ordinary people and creates opportunity for positive social change. I believe in the power of telling the...

John de Graaf and “Affluenza”

John de Graaf and "Affluenza" John de Graaf has been producing documentaries, primarily for public television, for 25 years. More than 15 of his programs have been broadcast nationally in primetime...

Melissa Young and ‘Not For Sale’

Melissa Young and 'Not For Sale' Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin founded Moving Images Video Project in 1987 as a way to raise awareness of political and social issues in Central America. The...

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