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National press of Working Films' campaigns has included coverage in the Village Voice, International Documentary, LA Weekly, the Independent Film and Video Monthly, indieWIRE, In These Times, The Progressive and the Boston Globe. Here are some highlights:

Recent Press Releases
MacArthur Grant to Working Films Strengthens and Promotes Innovation & Impact of Social Justice Media
by Robert WestWorking Films
WILMINGTON, NC. January 5, 2011 - On the tenth anniversary of their start-up, the non-profit media firm Working Films announced a new grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support strategic collaborations between non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and story-driven documentary films. This one-year grant of $300,000 will enable Working Films to research, design and facilitate a week-long residency for documentary film and media makers, built around one urgent theme. Following the residency, Working Films will launch a high profile collaborative campaign between the filmmakers and NGOs dedicated to the thematic issue at hand.
Announcing the First Annual Fledgling Fund and Chicken & Egg Pictures Grantee Residency
Working Films is accepting applications for the first annual Fledgling Fund and Chicken & Egg Pictures Grantee Residency to be held in the beautiful Hudson Valley at the LifeBridge Sanctuary Retreat Center, August 12-15, 2009. Eight filmmakers will be selected to participate in this interactive retreat focused on the nuts & bolts of audience and community engagement campaigning for non-fiction films.

Recent News Articles
Coal Ash Stories NC - Report Back
by Kristin HenryWorking Films Blog
August 6th, 2014
This June, Working Films partnered with Appalachian Voices, Earthjustice, the North Carolina Conservation Network, NC WARN, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and nineteen local organizations to bring four short films, conversation, and action on coal ash across North Carolina.
Call for Films on Fracking
by Kristin Henryhttp://workingfilms.org/frackingfilms
August 6th, 2014
Working Films seeks high quality short films on fracking for participation in our Reel Power audience engagement campaign.


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