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‘DaangDokyu’ film fest masterclasses co-presented by EngageMedia

At this year’s DaangDokyu: A Festival of Philippine Documentaries, EngageMedia co-presents two documentary masterclasses and a roundtable discussion on the state of Philippine media. The festival proper is divided into six main sections, in which select Filipino films are grouped and screened according to the following weekly themes: Martial Law, Ecology, Nation, Taboo, Localities, and Futures.

“Shooting COVID-19” screened online at Gawad Alternatibo 2.0

EngageMedia’s short documentary “Shooting COVID-19: Media Frontliners in Manila” has been chosen to be part of a special online screening at the 32nd Gawad Alternatibo film competition, a part of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival by the Cultural Centre of the Philippines (CCP). The documentary is one of three films under the program, “Quarantimes Chronicles, Documentaries, and Film Essays”.

COVID-19 Manila Media Frontliner Video for Change

Shooting COVID-19: Media frontliners in Manila

Almost two months into the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon province, uncertainty and fear loom over the streets of Manila as dissatisfaction with the Philippine government’s COVID-19 pandemic response grows. Despite this, video journalists like JL Burgos continue to take risks and pursue stories from marginalised communities to create films that call for a better society after the pandemic.

Current projects

Video4Change Network

The Video4Change Network is a consortium of organisations from around the world using the power of video for human rights, social justice, and environmental change.

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Video for Change Impact Toolkit

The Video for Change Impact Toolkit is an online guide for the design and evaluation of a video for change social impact campaign, focusing on a holistic approach that considers all activities and their capacity to create impact, rather than on the effect of a video product alone.

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Engage Video

Engage Video is a modern video platform with over 4,000 films, documentaries, short videos, and more content that promote social and environmental justice in the Asia-Pacific. The site welcomes contributions with a variety of styles and genres, so long as it is representative of the region’s diverse contexts.

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