StorySHIFT is a program of Working Films committed to shifting the way stories are told to ensure accountable and authentic representation of the people and the places featured in documentary films. The project is rooted in a set of co-created principles. Through StorySHIFT, and with our partners, we are exploring a praxis for filmmaking that honors the power and agency of those most impacted by the issues we work to address. Find out more at StoryShift.net

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2019 Impact Kickstart Awardees

Four new documentaries are getting an IMPACT KICKSTART from Working Films! Congratulations to the film teams selected for the second round of in-kind impact campaign support. They include:¬† EATING UP EASTER¬†Directed by Sergio Mata’u Rapu The iconic statues and sensationalized “mysteries” of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) have drawn the interest…

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8 ORGANIZATIONS SELECTED TO PUT FILMS TO WORK

We are excited to announce the 8 organizations selected to participate in Putting Films to Work, a year-long training institute for Georgia-based nonprofits that will leverage the power of documentary media to advance their organizing, educational, and advocacy goals. The program is designed to help organizations embrace nonfiction film as…

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2 Opportunities for In-Kind & Monetary...

For a documentary film to make a difference, a solid strategy for audience engagement and strong partnerships are key. Filmmakers often lack time to do this work themselves or the expertise and the funds to pay for it. Emerging artists, creators of color, and other underrepresented artists can face the…

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