EngageMedia is hiring an Editorial Coordinator (EC) who will work closely with EngageMedia’s communications team to develop and curate content, support advocacy campaigns, build audiences, and create social impact.
EngageMedia is hiring a Digital Rights Program Manager who works closely with the Executive Director to oversee EngageMedia’s Digital Rights initiatives in the Asia-Pacific. The position oversees programmatic planning, designs strategies and activities, manages staff and consultants, builds and strengthens networks and partnerships, contributes to fundraising, and works directly on projects as needed.
EngageMedia is hiring a Myanmar Lead who will oversee and lead digital rights and digital safety initiatives in Myanmar. This includes coordinating and implementing training, developing networks and partnerships, project planning, logistics, and assisting with program strategy development.
EngageMedia is looking for a Cinemata Lead Curator (CLC) who will lead the Cinemata team’s work, managing content on the platform, fostering partnerships and collaborations, growing audience and memberships, and creating social impact through Cinemata.
EngageMedia is hiring a Program Assistant who will support the implementation of EngageMedia’s different initiatives in the region. The role will work closely with Program Managers and Project Leads on coordination and logistics, communications and outreach, and monitoring and reporting.
As part of the official launch of Cinemata, EngageMedia on June 30 introduced the platform to an online gathering of attendees from advocacy groups, cultural institutions, civil society organisations, and groups using Video for Change. The event also provided a space to learn how the platform differentiates itself from other proprietary video platforms, with an emphasis on privacy and security.
On April 30, 2021, parts of Papua were cut off from the internet amid a long-standing dispute between Papua and the Indonesian government that continues to intensify. Internet was restored on June 8, but uncertainty over the region’s special autonomy status necessitates staying vigilant against similar digital rights violations going forward.
With Big Tech monopolies owning many of the online services we regularly use, is there still a space (and an audience) for platforms and content outside this mostly proprietary ecosystem? EngageMedia is up for the challenge with the launch of Cinemata, a platform for social and environmental films about the Asia-Pacific. In this podcast episode, we expound on Cinemata with our Executive Director Andrew Lowenthal.
For the month of June, Cinemata is hosting the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Pride and Independence screenings that celebrate both Pride Month and the month of the Philippines’ Independence Day.