In early 2013 the video4change network began a research project in collaboration with MIT’s Center for Civic Media and Open Documentary Lab to explore the impact of Video for Change, with a focus on the approaches prevalent in the network.
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Last week I attended the energy-laden Good Pitch Chicago. Good Pitch connects social justice documentary makers with potential funders, partners and networks as they work to complete their films and build their outreach and engagement plans.
We’ve made some big transitions at EngageMedia over the last few months.
In June 2012, EngageMedia co-founded the Video4Change network with 14 other organisations. This year, we’ll be working with the MIT Center for Civic Media and Open Documentary Lab to research how social-change video creates impact and how that impact can be measured. We’ll also be developing v4c.org as a umbrella space for the network, as well as adding a host of video4change guides and tools.
Kita baru satu dua bulan memasuki tahun 2013, namun EngageMedia sudah terjun dan memiliki kegiatan-kegiatan yang menarik. Jadi izinkan kami berbagi sedikit informasi seputar rencana EngageMedia untuk tahun 2013 kepada rekan-rekan sekalian. Kami sedang memulai beberapa kegiatan dan beberapa lagi akan menyusul.
We’re looking to share part of our central Melbourne office space. We’re right in the middle of the city, near Bourke and Swanston. Rent is just $220 a month plus GST for 2 desk spaces, internet, and all bills.
In December 2012 I did a series of talks at the MIT Center for Civic Media and Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. The talks delved into the work of EngageMedia and also the nature of citizen video, video4change and the Southeast Asia landscape. Video from two of the talks are linked to below.
We’ve done some updates to the site to support widescreen, 16:9. If your video is 16:9 it will no longer be squished to 4:3.
We’ve just upgraded EngageMedia.org to Plumi 4.1.1, the open-source video sharing platform we produce in collaboration with Unweb.me and other developers.