Despite various digital rights violations in the Asia-Pacific, there are not enough films that document these issues in the region. Through “Tech Tales: Films about digital rights in the Asia-Pacific”, EngageMedia will help produce eight to ten films about digital rights in the region.
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.
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.
As part of our organisational aim to promote the use and understanding of open and secure technology, EngageMedia is dedicated to using and promoting FOSS tools in our projects.
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.
How does artificial intelligence (AI) affect Southeast Asia? By exploring its uses and implications to regional human rights movements, we aim to increase civil society’s awareness on the topic and understand how AI can be incorporated into digital rights advocates’ lines of work.