Occasional musings on the trends, people and organizations of social impact media with a pop culture twist.

The CPH:DOX 2014 F:ACT Award

17-Nov / Industry / 0 COMMENTS

  I was honored to be a member of the jury for the 2014 Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival’s F:ACT Award. CPH:DOX describes the films in competition as “in-depth documentary meets journalism…films that want to change the world they exist in”. It was my first time on a jury, and I ...


Vote for us: Impact Producers Group at SxSW 2015

14-Aug / Industry / 0 COMMENTS

  Help bring the Impact Producers Group to SxSW 2015! View this email in your browser   #RealTalk: Impact Producers on Social Change Media Help us bring the Impact Producers Group to SxSW 2015! Our panel features some of the leading practitioners of social impact film and media — strategists, artists and activists ...


3 Reasons Why The General Public is Not Your Audience

20-Nov / Strategy / 0 COMMENTS

Saw this post by communications strategist Bilen Misfen Packwood in my Facebook feed this morning, and my first thought was, “couldn’t agree more.” My next immediate thought was,”I gotta meet this woman! She sounds like an impact producer.” She’s speaking my language; just substitute ‘non-profit’ for ‘documentary film campaign’ or ...


What’s in a name: Impact Producer

12-Nov / Strategy / 6 COMMENTS

At Good Pitch Chicago last month I bumped into a filmmaker who I met briefly some years ago. When he recognized that he knew me he said, “Oh! I’m going to be in NY sometime in the next several weeks and we should get together. I want to talk to ...


EBB POD Productions | Traces of the Trade

04-Oct / Clients / 0 COMMENTS

Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North tells the story of first-time filmmaker Katrina Browne’s troubling discovery that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine fellow DeWolf descendants set off to retrace the Triangle Trade: from their old hometown ...