Filmmaker Baby Ruth Villarama will discuss the impact production lessons behind ‘Sunday Beauty Queen’, which has sparked conversations, influenced policy improvements for Filipino migrant workers, and generated support for migrant communities.
Three Indonesian filmmakers discussed what inclusivity in film production meant to them, and how they applied these ideas in creating stories that achieve meaningful representation for underrepresented communities.
The Thailand premiere of Tech Tales was celebrated ahead of International Fact-Checking Day last April 2, an apt time to turn a critical eye on disinformation, censorship, and other key digital rights issues in Thailand and in the Asia-Pacific.
In this 10-part series, EngageMedia and CommonEdge have invited 10 changemakers to respond to the current “pandemic of control” in the Asia-Pacific, amid growing digital authoritarianism that has only accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Realising that there is much to learn from past efforts at creating independent online networks, Australian filmmaker Andrew Garton documents the history of pre-web social justice networks and what today’s internet can learn from such a system.
The Impact Campaign Builder, an update to the Video for Change Impact Toolkit, helps video practitioners identify opportunities for creating impact and setting realistic impact goals.
Inspired by a Cambodian rapper’s refusal to back down under government pressure, Jackson Brook’s short film hopes to show the dangers of the Cambodian government’s clampdown on critical voices.
‘Appa and His Invisible Mundu’ director: Explaining critical digital privacy issues through animation
Concerns over the Indian government’s moves to undermine citizens’ digital privacy, and the need to raise awareness in an engaging way, inspired filmmaker Varun Kurtkoti to use animation as a storytelling medium.
To mark International Women’s History Month, EngageMedia has collaborated with Freedom Film Network and Inteamates to curate a collection of seven powerful films tackling controversial yet critical women’s issues in the Asia-Pacific region.