This year's theme, "Storytelling across Platforms," focuses on today's evolving media world in which publics can engage with creative projects across platforms such as radio, the web and mobile devices, as well as film and TV. Look out for our 2011 rapporteur's report and other post-conference materials!
This year's theme, "Change for Good," features conversations about how independent social change filmmakers can execute integrated campaigns that are strategic, action-oriented, and have enduring impact.
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Media That Matters is an annual conference presented by the Center for Media & Social Impact at American University. It is designed for established and aspiring filmmakers, nonprofit communication leaders, funders, and students who want to learn and share cutting-edge practices to make their media matter.
On this final panel of the day, American University Professor Claudia Myers moderated, while panelists Lisa Cortes, producer of Precious; John Schreiber of Participant Media; and Emily Meyers of Meaningful Media discussed the challenges and rewards of trying to making fiction films that can create social change.
To listen to the podcast of this panel, click here.