Wow, Earth Week was an amazing week for transformational media! There were over 1000 community/home screenings of Do The Math, 350.orgs hot new film showing the...
If you go to foreign films, if you go to documentaries, if you go to independent films, if you go to good films, you will become a better person because you will unde...
With spring around the corner, we are turning over to a new season of important film festivals to attend. Scattered across the nation, are a plethora of festivals to ...
Working Films, in collaboration with The Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation and Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, is delighted to announce the second edition of the London Good Pitch UK. The Good Pitch UK will take place at the spectacular Royal Institution of Great Britain on September 10th. The event is made possible by the generous support of Amnesty International, Edelman,
From a pool of over 70 films, eight filmmaker teams attended our Films for Good workshop, 23 – 25 July, in Islington, London. Designed by Channel 4 BRITDOC and Working Films UK, the workshop took first steps in developing effective strategic community and audience engagement campaigns for the films, supported by non-traditional distribution strategies. Sarah Mosses, of our team in London, developed some early plans for each film’s campaign with a suggested range of potential partners – including leading NGOs and some corporate brands. We had a mixture of projects from development stage, right through to completion and we emphasized peer learning and active group discussion.
Led by Roy H. Park School of Communications dean Diane Gayeski and Ithaca College alum Andy Orgel ’74, the CEO of One Degree Media and Entertainment Company and a co-founder of the A&E and MTV networks, the program is in keeping with the college’s sustainability endeavors as well as efforts to develop an integrative curriculum.
On Thursday, April 22 — the 40th anniversary of Earth Day — “Soul of Money” author Lynne Twist will give a free public presentation on “Media for Social Change” at 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. The program is intended to serve as a wake-up call about the urgency of the current global situation relating to environmental sustainability and social responsibility and the role of the media to communicate key messages and opportunities to global citizens.
A big week for transformational media!
Countdown to Zero - which premiered last weekend in NYC and DC opens in 26 theaters around the country.
For the Benefit of All Beings - a film about a Garchen Rinpoche is screening in Prescott, AZ with the Dalai Lama in attendance.
Anthony Robbins new show "Breakthrough with Tony Robbins" premiered this week on NBC.
Fresh is showing in Chicago
Each week the Aware Guide will summarize the best of what is happening, and what to be looking for! Stay tuned for great information, and soon a video blog review of happenings in Hollywood and beyond.
Welcome to the Aware Guide! The Aware Guide was created to help you find the media that can inform and entertain you while inspiring you to make changes in your life for yourself, your community and the planet.
We call this Transformational Media - media that looks to inspire the movement of society towards ideals, values and practices that create a better world for everyone. It focuses on solutions, not problems for issues such as: CONSCIOUSNESS ENVIRONMENT ENERGY HEALTH INSPIRATION SOCIAL ISSUES
It wasn’t always the case that Hollywood, the media capital of the world, could be expected to embrace a day-long symposium on the power of arts and media to transform. When I broke into the industry in 1985, power was held by the major studios and four broadcast and cable outlets with a fifth emerging on the horizon. Most of the time, transformation only mattered in terms of ratings and dollars and cents.
The International Documentary Association and supporting filmmakers Michael Moore, D.A. Pennebaker, Barbara Kopple, Davis Guggenheim, Louie Psihoyos, Morgan Spurlock and many more, have banded together to create an open letter of support for filmmaker Joe Berlinger. A New York federal court has recently ruled that Berlinger must hand over 600 hours of raw footage from his documentary
350.org is an international campaign that's building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis--the solutions that science and justice demand.
Our mission is to inspire the world to rise to the challenge of the climate…