Staff Blog

Freedom Film Festival 2018

Why Film Festivals Matter

For over a decade, Freedom Film Festival has remained as the only independent human rights film festival in Malaysia. It has been a platform in showcasing issues and ideas that cannot be mass-communicated due to local laws and cultural taboos.
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Piratebay Founders Imprisoned

Two founders of the internet’s most popular peer-to-peer file sharing site, Piratebay, are currently serving time in prison. Support can be provided by sending them letters, books, and vegan candy.
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Plumi Video-Sharing Web App Workshop on August 21

Plumi is a free open-source video-sharing app you can use to run your own video website. We are excited to announce this workshop coming up on August 21st 2014. This is a unique chance to boost your Plumi skills, whether you are fairly new to the project or you have been using Plumi for some time.

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Utopia on the Horizon

ROAR presents ‘Utopia on the Horizon’, a documentary on the Greek debt crisis and anti-austerity movement, dedicated to those who chose to struggle.
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Videos Reveal Extent of Latest Indonesia Army Rampage In West Papua

from www.westpapuamedia.info “We didn’t burn people’s houses. It’s impossible. We’re soldiers, we don’tdo that.” Military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Ali Hamdan Bogra. A series of videos uploaded to the internet reveal the path of destruction left by Indonesian soldiers on June 6, 2012. According to reports,

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May Day: Vintage Union Films

In the spirit of May Day, EngageMedia is taking a moment to take a look back at films made by the Waterside Workers’ Federation Film Unit (WWFFU) from 1953 to 1988 that showed that the unions were all for union rights, work safety, welfare, housing for the people, information and history. The films were in black-and-white, colours, static colour drawings and celluloid moveable frames.
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Yerry’s dispatch from Makassar: Engagemedia Makasar Tour 2010

Hey all! Now we are coming to the port city of Makassar in South Sulawesi to conduct EngageMedia online distribution workshop. Our plan is to meet at least six video-maker groups in this city. We’ll be hopping offices and cafes doing workshops. Contact us if you’re interested, or, may we’ll bump into you in Makassar.

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Makassar Tour Day 1

Photo blog day one of EngageMedia tour to Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. We’re doing a series of online video distribution workshops with local independent film makers and social justice and environmental organisations.

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EngageMedia at Open Video Conference 2010

EngageMedia are headed to New York in late September 2010 for the Open Video Conference and Open Subtitles Design Summit. Both events will bring together key players in their respective fields, with EngageMedia presenting in a range of sessions.
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