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“Stand Up Planet” Impact Evaluation Demonstrates Power of Comedy for Change

SUPAudience engagement is one of the key aspects of social issue documentaries seeking meaningful change within communities – yet filmmakers still struggle with the best ways to move audiences from awareness to action. Center Creative Director and documentary producer/strategist Caty Borum Chattoo’s new report Entertainment, Storytelling & Social Change in Global Poverty: An Impact Evaluation of “Stand Up Planet” addresses these issues head-on. Read more...

Putting the Public Back In Public Media: Jessica Clark on Media That Matters

Jessica clarkThe 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that matters.

‘Dot Connector Studio’ founder, Jessica Clark will be presenting at the “Media Impact Tools Showcase.”

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Cutting-Edge Storytelling Technology: Luisa Dantas on Media That Matters.

Luisa DantasThe 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that matters.

Filmmaker Lusia Dantas heads the ‘Land of Oppertunity’ Project for the past nine years. She will participate in the ‘Impact Design: From Production to Measurement’ panel.Read more...

Documentaries and Civic Engagement: Molly Murphy on Media That Matters.

Molly MurphyThe 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that matters.

Working Films co-director, Molly Murphy uses documentary film to advance social and environmental justice and sustainability. She will be presenting at the “Media Impact Tools Showcase.”Read more...

Measuring Media Impact: Dana Chinn on Media That Matters.

Dana Chinn

The 2015 Media That Matters conference is right around the corner, so we decided to let our #MTMDC panelists to introduce themselves and explain in their own words how they engage with media that matters.

Norman Lear Center Media Impact Project’ director, Dana Chinn focuses on web analytics for news and nonprofit organizations, data journalism, and the role of journalism in open data initiatives. She will participate at the 'Impact Design: From Production to Measurement' panel.  Read more...