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Making Your Documentary Matter 2007 Podcast & Discussion Forum

 

Audio podcasts and power points from the 2007 Making Your Documentary Matter conference are now available! Please click on the mp3 or ppt files next to each part of the conference below to hear the full audio recording or download the power point. Audio files can also be downloaded by PC (right click, save as) and Mac (option + click).

In addition, we welcome your comments and thoughts about the conference in our discussion forum at the bottom of this page. And please let us know what you think about our new adventure in podcasting! We especially want to know how this page can be as easy as possible for you to use!

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Welcoming Remarks:

INTRODUCTIONS.MP3

Larry Kirkman, Dean, School of Communication, American University
Vince Stehle, Surdna Foundation

 

Panel 1: Call Me: Mobile Media for Public Life:

PANEL1.MP3 and PANEL1Q&A.MP3

PANEL 1 TAKE AWAY POINTS.PPT

How are nonprofits, activists and creators using the new opportunities of the portable screens on cell phones? What are the hurdles; what are the opportunities?

Moderator: Jessica Clark , Research Fellow, Center for Social Media

 

Screening: Iraq for Sale and Q&A with Director Robert Greenwald:

IRAQQ&A.mp3

Moderator: Patricia Finneran, Director, Silverdocs

Thursday, February 1, 2007

Opening Remarks:


REMARKS.mp3

Pat Aufderheide, Director, Center for Social Media
George Stoney, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

 

Keynote:

KEYNOTE.mp3 and KEYNOTEQ&A.mp3

Robert Greenwald, Director, Iraq for Sale, Brave New Films

 

Panel 2: Nonprofit Media on the Cutting Edge:

PANEL2.mp3 and PANEL2Q&A.mp3
PANEL 2 TAKE AWAY POINTS.ppt

How are nonprofits exploring the online environment with their videos? This session will explore the latest strategies for and research on combining social networking with media production.

Moderator: Michael Litz, OneWorld.net

 

Networking Lunch - Birds of a Feather
Informal lunch for participants to discuss the following topics:

  • Working with Nonprofits
  • Blogging and Viral Networking
  • Longform Docs Bridging Difference

 

Panel 3: Participatory media:

PANEL3.mp3 and PANEL3Q&A.mp3


PANEL 3 TAKE AWAY POINTS.ppt

What happens when the audience turns into a co- producer of your story? Producers describe the process of turning viewers into partners.

Moderator: Louis Massiah, Professor of Film and Video, American University

 

Panel 4: Bridging difference, building engagement:

PANEL4.mp3 and PANEL4Q&A.mp3


PANEL 4 TAKE AWAY POINTS.ppt

What used to be just virtual space has become a powerful tool for making media that matters. What is the latest thinking on the best approaches to audience engagement?

Moderator: Robert West, Working Films

Funded by the Ford Foundation and the Surdna Foundation.

Cosponsored by ActiveVoice, Independent Television Service, See3 Communications, Working Films, OneWorld.Net , Women in Film and Video, SILVERDOCS and CINE.