Video4Change Network Blog
Video4Change Network Updates, November 2022
Using video and technology, Video4Change Network members continue to amplify voices from the margins. This update features the work of Network members actively working to provide opportunities for civil society to participate in tackling crucial human rights and environmental issues.
Chaktomuk winner shares storytelling techniques in outreach event for upcoming film festival
CHAP Somchanrith, who won the top award in the 2015 Chaktomuk Short Film Festival, encourages youth participants to join the 11th edition of the film festival to be held from November 25 to 28, 2022.
Picture People launches second ‘Future in Focus’ mobile photo competition
By Picture People Picture People is once again celebrating International Human Rights Day this year by launching its second Future in Focus Mobile Photo Competition. Photography is a powerful tool to not only document the world as it exists today but to imagine how it...
Participatory Video: A closer look at the El Molo community in Kenya
In this post, watch examples of videos produced by the Indigenous El Molo people in Kenya that provide an intimate look into their lives and give them ownership over how they are represented.
Learning Session: Exploring the benefits and challenges of podcasting
At the ninth Video4Change Learning Session, Jen Tarnate of EngageMedia and Christine Clinton of Picture People will share how they have used podcasts to reach new audiences, support community narratives, and further their organisations’ advocacies.
Video4Change Network Updates, September 2022
Video4Change Network members continue to harness the power of video to advance human rights, social justice, and environmental change. This update includes stories of Network members using various platforms to highlight and amplify community stories, and building up video makers’ skills to maximise the use of film for change.
Video4Change Network celebrates its 10th anniversary
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.
Video4Change Network Updates, July 2022
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.
New Learning Session: Opportunities and challenges for independent video platforms
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.
Alive in Afghanistan: Telling unheard stories from remote areas
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.