The Video4Change Network is celebrating 10 years of bringing together changemakers eager to create impact through the medium of film. In this blog post, five Network members share some of their personal highlights throughout the decade.
Using the power of video, the Video4Change Network continues to document realities on the ground. This update includes stories of vulnerable communities using the media to fight back against abuse, and how Network members are maximising technology to counter disinformation.
With the dominance of big tech video platforms, do independent video platforms still matter? At the eighth Video4Change Learning Session, EngageMedia will share the opportunities and challenges it experienced while managing Cinemata, an open and secure video platform for social issue films in the Asia-Pacific.
The Video4Change learning session highlighted Fasila’s on-going project Alive in Afghanistan, which covers unheard stories from provinces that have been out of media attention. The project aims to make outsiders better understand and appreciate the culture and traditions of Afghans.
Video4Change Network members WITNESS, eyeWitness to Atrocities, and EngageMedia will share their knowledge and experience on using video for social change and upholding digital rights at the 11th edition of RightsCon on June 6 to 10.
Video4Change Network members actively use and promote video among activists and communities, encouraging them to document realities on the ground, expose injustices, and amplify community voices. This update highlights the work of Network members in different parts of the world.
The filmmakers behind ‘Homebound’ and ‘The Unseen Words’ share their stories on using the Video for Change Impact Toolkit to build inclusive and engaging impact campaigns.
In the seventh Video4Change Learning Session on May 4, Fasila will share updates about their ongoing project Alive in Afghanistan, which covers stories that have been out of media attention.
Freedom Film Fest 2022 is accepting submissions from filmmakers around the world for this year’s festival, with the theme “Pandemic of Inequality”. Completed films must be submitted by June 30, 2022.
The Chaktomuk Short Film Festival in Cambodia is accepting short film submissions from filmmakers around the globe for the 11th edition of the festival in October 2022. Entries should be submitted by June 15, 2022, via Filmfreeway.com/CSFF.