Following the success of the first Video for Change Environmental Impact Lab, EngageMedia is excited to begin the final round of the Impact Lab with six new filmmakers, video collectives, and campaigners using film to tackle environmental issues and eager to explore how to maximise their respective film’s potential for social impact.
After three months of inspiring workshops, training, and masterclasses on impact production, EngageMedia’s first Video for Change Environmental Impact Lab has officially come to an end. Under the mentorship of three experienced impact producers and guest speakers, four video initiatives completed the Impact Lab with more impact production skills and knowledge to advance the impact campaigns of their video initiatives.
To commemorate International Seed Day, Cinemata, Freedom Film Network, and the Malaysian Food Security and Sovereignty Forum have curated a video playlist of six films on seed saving and its connection to the farmers’ struggles in Southeast Asia. The full playlist will be available for viewing from April 23 to 26, 2021. After this date, only select films will remain on Cinemata.
In Indonesia, protesters against the recently signed and controversial Omnibus Law are being harassed by authorities using not only excessive physical force but also online disinformation campaigns and crackdowns on dissenting opinions.