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With support from the Sundance Documentary Film Program’s first round of Audience Engagement grants, we just launched the Quechua version of State of Fear in Peru. A tour of extraordinary public screenings took us through the Andean regions of Ayacucho and Apurimac, both of which...

The Reckoning was just accepted to the BritDoc 08 Good Pitch”, a special pitching session in Oxford, England designed for social issue documentary projects, with a focus on outreach funding. The International Justice Central/Hub mapping prototype we developed at the BAVC Producer’s Institute will be...

I’m immersed at the BAVC Producer’s Institute for New Media, a 10-day think tank where 9 teams of documentary producers, video editors and multimedia developers get together to create projects that seek to extend the reach of social issue documentaries in new media spaces.  Our...

If we succeed in engaging audiences, how do we move them from engagement to building a movement for international justice and exerting pressure on policy makers? I attended a panel in San Francisco yesterday called Sourcing the Future: Marketing and Sustainability for Social Justice Media Online...

In all the explorations of new media tools for outreach, let’s not overlook the role of radio and its enduring potential for interactive engagement with audiences, as we saw while filming for The Reckoning in Bunia in the Ituri region of eastern DRC.  While there...

New tools are emerging for advocacy and social networking with text messages on mobile phones… I just started a ten day total immersion seminar at the BAVC Producer’s Institute, a kind of high-tech think tank to develop ideas to move beyond established methods of distribution and...

On July 17, 2008, we will be presenting 30 minutes of scenes from The Reckoning at the UN, during the celebration of the X Anniversary of the signing of the Rome Statute at Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium. ...

With New York in the grip of winter, we (Peter Kinoy and Pamela Yates) went out with our union brothers and sisters to walk the Writers Guild picket lines. From HBO, to Viacom, to the Time-Warner Center, the writers are asking for a fair share of...

Ex-President of Peru Alberto Fujimori went on trial for human rights crimes, appropriately enough, on Human Rights Day, December 10. He started out with a dramatic opening speech, waving his arms about and yelling "Soy inocente!" (I'm innocent!). He claims to have safeguarded the human...