EngageMedia is the South and Southeast Asia regional partner of the global Internet Freedom Consortium, a three-year initiative by Internews that aims to enhance digital security for civil society and media organisations, engage citizens in internet governance debates, and advance human rights online.
EngageMedia is a consortium partner of the Initiative for Media Freedom in the Philippines, a five-year program led by Internews that aims to support an independent and free press in order to counter disinformation, promote political inclusion, and enhance democratic governance in the country.
In 2021, EngageMedia began work with Dr. Indriaswati Saptaningrum of ELSAM to produce a snapshot of key digital rights issues, policies, and civil society actors and networks in Indonesia. The results of this collaboration will help inform EngageMedia’s larger project to expand digital rights networks in Indonesia.
Despite having the fourth biggest population on the planet, Indonesia is rarely represented in regional and global digital rights conversations and networks. To address these and other challenges and opportunities, EngageMedia is working to strengthen digital rights networks in the country, among other projects that will expand the global profile of Indonesian digital rights issues.
Addressing the environmental challenges facing our planet has become more critical than ever before. Video is a powerful tool for raising people’s awareness and in the support and strengthening of movements fighting for environmental justice.
During 2009 and 2010, EngageMedia undertook a major project in Indonesia aimed at creating local archives for video-makers to be
MediaCMS is a content management system to host your own video site, as well as supporting other rich media content. MediaCMS currently supports the Engage Video platform. EngageMedia’s commitment to MediaCMS is part of our larger commitment to open source software and media freedom.
EngageMedia has and continues to be involved in various projects on digital security in the Asia-Pacific. In these initiatives, there is a strong emphasis on the use of and training on free and open-source software.
Cinemata is a platform for social and environmental films about the Asia-Pacific. Cinemata highlights essential yet underheard stories, increasing filmmakers’ reach, engagement, and impact, helping audiences discover thought-provoking videos.