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Recording a Video Podcast Remotely Using Free and Open-Source Software

Recording a Video Podcast Remotely Using Free and Open-Source Software

Here at EngageMedia, we just released the pilot episode of “Pretty Good Podcast: Discussions on Digital Rights” and are about to publish our second episode. After experiencing firsthand the intricacies of podcast production, we thought we’d share some of our learnings, especially since we wanted to use Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for the recording of the show. This short resource guide is also tailored for remote work — a new reality brought to us by the current times.

How to create social impact with your filmmaking

How to create social impact with your filmmaking

Egbert Wits, Project Manager at EngageMedia, published a guest blog at the UK-based Video activism platform One World Media discussing these, and other issues. The blog has been getting quite a few reactions and has stirred some debate.

Video4Change Network Updates, April 2020

Video4Change Network Updates, April 2020

This is a regular public update of the Video4Change network, a network of human rights activists, journalists, trainers, and video practitioners who create and use video to affect social change.

Understanding Media Impact Beyond “Big Documentary”

Understanding Media Impact Beyond “Big Documentary”

(The article was first published in the report ‘Decoding Media Impact: Insights, Advice & Recommendations’ by Media Impact Funders) Social change must by necessity be social. However, the auteur documentary impact model is one where creators often work...
Coviewing Films in the Time of Covid-19

Coviewing Films in the Time of Covid-19

Film festival organizations and filmmakers are noticeably making their works available to the public at this time when most of us are under lockdown. Unlike short advocacy videos, films premiered and shown in festivals are rarely accessible to the public. Surely, the...