Posts Tagged: Social Documentary

Dynamics of screen storytelling

October 7, 2013

Isaacs has an astounding gift for getting people to open up to him and he uses film the way a very skilled artist uses paint. The result is beautiful, heartbreaking and profoundly humane. Times Online Join us for a Moving Worlds’ mini-season of acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Marc Isaacs, and a One Stop Doc workshop titled […]

Girl Rising

October 1, 2013

We recently had the opportunity to see ‘Girl Rising’ and meet the Executive Producer, Kayce Freed Jennings. It’s an extraordinary film that uses a whole range of storytelling tactics to launch a truly innovative global campaign for girls’ education. Here’s how this mammoth project is described: Girl Rising is a global action campaign for girls’ […]

‘Using Film to Reach Beyond the Choir’

October 1, 2013

‘Using Film to Reach Beyond the Choir’ – an interesting interview with Ellen Schneider, Director of AV Story Lab at Active Voice, San Francisco. Here Ellen talks to the Communications Network in the US, exploring why it’s important to harness good storytelling and character-driven films to change the public discussion on immigration referring to the […]

A One Stop Doc Workshop – Hamedullah: The Road Home

October 1, 2013

Storytelling potential of creative documentary – Hamedullah: The Road Home -‘One Stop Doc’ Workshop One Stop Doc @ Counterpoints Arts is running a workshop at the forthcoming Platforma Conference in Manchester on 1 November – details here. We’re also planning to run a longer workshop with Sue Clayton in London – dates to be confirmed. […]

‘Designing for Impact’ – Is social documentary ahead of the game?

February 8, 2013

Unlike academic circles where the ‘impact agenda’ has caused a good deal of rancorous (arguably myopic) debate, social documentary filmmaking takes ‘impact’ pretty much for granted. So much so that ‘impact evaluation’ is increasingly being considered as an integral component of the storytelling process – at least in some quarters. A Center for Social Media […]