The Center for Media & Social Impact, based at American University's School of Communication in Washington, D.C., is an innovation lab and research center that creates, studies, and showcases media for social impact.
Story Movements, our catalytic two-day convening examined platforms and genres of contemporary participatory civic storytelling through the lens of social justice and social inequality.
Homelessness & Housing Security in U.S. Culture: How Popular Culture & News Depict an American Challenge
RESISTANCE: The Exhibition
A new initiative seeking to help build and support collaboration between comedy people and social justice people.
Guides to help you make media.
What's on the horizon.
Measuring media that matters.
IDFA DocLab, led by the indefatigable Caspar Sonnen, is one of the premier sites worldwide to view experiment in audio-visual interactive art. In 2019, new work was loosely collected around the theme...
The International Documentary Festival at Amsterdam (IDFA) is the annual über-showcase of documentary film from all over the world, and a pilgrimage site for doc lovers. Its temple is the Tuschinski...
A just-completed survey of Software Preservation Network members shows that the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation is a needed and welcome tool to get their work done....
RT @CatyBC: Thank you, @IDAorg and @TheDocSociety, for this courage and leadership on behalf of documentary storytellers. https://t.co/2WCW
RT @TribecaFilmIns: Filmmakers! Weve compiled a few fellowships, labs, and grants for you to add to your end of 2019 to do list. Thread.
RT @paufder: The power of public memory was on display at @idfa, where 300+ #documentary films showed. Laughter, tears, and more: https://t
RT @paufder: Deep fakes, lost kids, exquisite nightmares: @DocLab showcases interactive work at the cutting edge: https://t.co/6Hco8dqHdp
RT @paufder: Is the future of media customized products for individuals, using psychographics, biometrics and AI? And if so, who will use i
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