This update features the work of Video4Change Network members as they continue to share knowledge and tools to support organisations and individuals in highlighting underreported issues, plus the recent meet-up of Network members in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Now on its 12th edition, the Chaktomuk Short Film Festival is accepting submissions for fiction and documentary short films until August 15, 2023.
The masterclasses on storytelling and impact production will be held during the DRAPAC23 Assembly in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from May 22 to 26.
As video for change practitioners, Network members continue to actively engage with communities and support their efforts to achieve positive social change.
Several Network members will share their knowledge, experience, and expertise on video for change work at the DRAPAC23 Assembly in Chiang Mai this May 2023.
Video4Change Network member Sunflower Film Organization partnered with Cinemata, an open and secure platform for social-issue-based films from Asia-Pacific, to highlight the stories of indigenous Cambodian youth through the “Let’s Document Cambodia” initiative.
In the 10th Video4Change Learning Session, hear from InsightShare and the Sunflower Film Organization as they talk about their processes and approaches in participatory filmmaking with indigenous communities.
In this update, read hopeful and inspiring stories about how members of the Video4Change Network continue to support community-led initiatives that empower grassroots movements to create social change.
The 11 films resulted from the Docu Film Camps conducted in 2021 and Docu Colab in 2022, where indigenous Cambodian youth produced documentaries tackling health education, forest and wildlife preservation, and climate change issues.
Running from November 25 to 28, the 11th edition of the film festival continues to celebrate the culture of socially-engaging short films and supporting up-and-coming Cambodian filmmakers.