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2010 Making Your Media Matter Conference

The 2010 Making Your Media Matter Conference, entitled "Real Stories, Real Impact," brought together documentary filmmakers, fiction filmmakers, funders, activists, non-profits and other media makers to discuss strategies for how to make your media have the most impact possible.













Making Your Media Matter 2010: Strategic from the Start--Developing Synergies to Build Your Conversation

Making Your Media Matter 2010: Strategic from the Start--Developing Synergies to Build Your Conversation

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Lisa Smithline of Cultural Front Productions moderated this panel--which included Patrice O'Neill, producer of Not in Our Town; Meg McLagan, co-director of Lioness; and Debra Koffler, founder and executive director of Conscious Youth Media Crew--that discussed how to build audience engagement and outreach strategies into your filmmaking projects from the very beginning.

To listen to the podcast of this panel, click here.

Making Your Media Matter Conference 2010: Spotlight Standup on New Tools and Research

Making Your Media Matter Conference 2010: Spotlight Standup on New Tools and Research

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Alyce Myatt, Executive Director of Grantmakers in Film + Electronic Media; Jessica Clark, Director of the Future of Public Media Project at the Center for Social Media; and Shaady Salehi of Active Voice presented new tools available to media makers for funding, measuring impact and building partnerships with non-profits.

To listen to the podcast of this session, click here.

Making Your Media Matter 2010 Conference: Honest Truths--Documentary Ethics in Practice

Making Your Media Matter 2010 Conference: Honest Truths--Documentary Ethics in Practice

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Center Director Pat Aufderheide discusses the findings of our report, Honest Truths: Documentary Filmmakers on Ethical Challenges in their Work, and leads the audience in a discussion about how they would handle different but common ethical situations that arise in documentary filmmaking.

To listen to the podcast of this presentation, click here.

Making Your Media Matter 2010 Conference: Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis

Making Your Media Matter 2010 Conference: Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis

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Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis, filmmakers of The Reckoning, present "Strategic Design in Social Issue Media," a presentation on how they developed and distributed The Reckoning, and how they built strong partnerships and an extensive audience engagement component into the making of their film.

To listen to the podcast of this presentation, click here.

Making Your Media Matter Conference 2010: Introduction

Making Your Media Matter Conference 2010: Introduction

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Watch the introductory comments by Center Director Pat Aufderheide, Center Associate Director Alison Hanold and documentary filmmaker George Stoney.

To listen to the podcast of the introductions, click here.