Visit Cinemata, a platform for social and environmental films about the Asia-Pacific.

Blog

Latest Posts of Blog

Video Blog: Why AI alone cannot ‘cure’ societal problems

Independent researcher Jun-E Tan shares her realisations while researching the opportunities and challenges that artificial intelligence has and continues to bring to Southeast Asia. Her video blog is the second in a series, and part of EngageMedia’s research on AI and its implications in the region.

Upholding Human Rights and Privacy in the Digital Age

In the December 2020 issue of ASEANFocus, EngageMedia Co-Founder and Executive Director Andrew Lowenthal underlines the need for government policy change and civil society advocacy to protect digital privacy. The article, republished here in full, is one of ten articles that tackle digitalisation in Southeast Asia.

Meet the Mentors of the Video for Change Environmental Impact Lab

Impact producers Hollie Fifer, Lina Srivastava, and Dina Purita Antonio-Jufri will serve as mentors for the first Video for Change Environmental Impact Lab. Their combined experience in impact production and excellent networks in the Asia-Pacific will guide the participants in ensuring their environmental video initiatives create more impact.

screenshot of MediaCMS brochure site

New video platform MediaCMS now live on Github

Since our founding in 2005, EngageMedia has aimed to support freely accessible media infrastructure on the web, and provide community-created alternatives to corporate-controlled platforms. In line with this goal, we have partnered with software development company Wordgames to develop MediaCMS, an open-source content management system (CMS) based on a commonly supported, open-source web framework (Django) and well-known programming languages (Python and Javascript).

EngageMedia in 2020: A Year of Challenges – and Opportunities

2020 has been enormously challenging across the Asia-Pacific, including in most of the countries where EngageMedia works. We have, however, been very fortunate in many other respects, and our contributions to video for change, open and secure technology, and digital rights have been modest, but significant.

Subscribe to the EngageMedia newsletter!

Twice a month, get updates on EngageMedia activities and opportunities.