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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”.

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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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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Video for Change | Environmental Impact

For many campaigns for environmental justice, video has become a key way to deliver messages, mobilise support, and create impact. We have thus created the Video for Change Asia-Pacific Impact Lab to assist environment-focused video initiatives take their impact to the next level by connecting them with leading global and Asia-Pacific based Impact Producers.

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Featured Filmmakers

Featured Filmmaker: Wensi Fatubun

Wensislaus (Wensi) Fatubun (37) is a West Papuan filmmaker and video activist, with an impressive human rights pedigree. He is also a leader of the Papuan People’s Assembly (Majelis Rakyat Papua – MRP) which represents the cultural interests of the indigenous Papuan people, protecting the rights of indigenous Papuans, with values consistent with respect for custom and culture, the empowerment of women, and the strengthening of harmonious religious life.

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Featured Filmmaker: Paradoc

Paradoc adalah organisasi pembuat film yang bekerja bersama untuk menciptakan perubahan sosial menggunakan media audio visual. Dalam websitenya, mereka menyatakan “Video for Change” sebagai tipe kerja utama mereka.
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  • Call for Participants: Video for Change Asia-Pacific Environmental Impact Lab
    by Rezwan on 23/11/2020

    EngageMedia invites individual filmmakers and video groups or collectives documenting environmental issues to apply to the Video for Change Asia-Pacific Environmental Impact Lab, which aims to strengthen the capacity of filmmakers in planning, producing, analysing, and sustaining the impacts of […]

  • Video4Change Network Updates, November 2020
    by King Catoy on 05/11/2020

    Societies around the world continue to experience attacks against the right to peaceful assemblies, media censorship, and roadblocks to exercising their right to education and livelihood, among other challenges to upholding human rights globally. But video also continues to be used to expose these […]

  • The Video4Change Network welcomes six new members
    by Egbert Wits on 09/10/2020

    After our successful call for applications last August 2020, we are happy to finally introduce the following six video for change organisations that have been welcomed to the Video4Change Network. These organisations were chosen from the almost 20 applications the Network received and through a […]