Netroots Nation 2013

Posted by | May 14, 2013
Best Practices and Trends in Social Issue Film Outreach:  Engaging Audiences With Winning Campaigns

In today’s complicated media world, what tools and tricks do social issue filmmakers (and their grassroots and grasstops allies) need to know to design campaigns that mobilize film audiences and...

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Posted by | May 14, 2013
Screening: “Shadows of Liberty”

Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover‐ups and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes an intrepid journey through the darker corridors of the American...

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Posted by | May 14, 2013
Filmmaker Caucus

Introduce yourself to producers, directors, editors, distributors, writers and aficionados in this roundtable meet-and-greet.  Hosted by Fred Gooltz and Justin Krebs of Screening Liberally.

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Posted by | May 14, 2013
Screening: “Citizen Koch”

"America -- they're coming for you next." That’s the warning from a Wisconsin state employee after her union rights were destroyed by a Republican governor funded by corporate and billionaire...

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Posted by | May 14, 2013
Can Online Video Still Change The Debate? Facebook, Social Graphics and Political Video

Online video still is a significant medium of communication for many progressive groups and activist efforts - but it's got new competition, with shareable social-media content like Facebook and Tumblr...

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Posted by | April 26, 2013
Stories to Save the World

It’s well known that stories are one of the most influential methods of communication. You may not realize it yet, but your campaign or organization is sitting on a gold...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Moving the Needle: How We Won Gay Marriage in 2012

After a string of more than 30 losses at the ballot, gay activists won four marriage-related ballot campaigns in 2012. These historic wins legalized the freedom to marry for same-sex...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Storytelling Tools and Strategies that Build Power

An essential tool for engaging audiences in issues that matter to people of color is storytelling that pulls at the heart-strings, appeals to deeply held values and leads audiences through...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
ALECexposed: Strategies and Tactics for our 2013 Campaign

This session will focus on strategies and tactics by groups and individuals working to expose ALEC. It will include new angles to our corporate campaign, new tactics in our outreach...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Why Screenwriters Make the Best Organizers: Using Storytelling to Build Empathy

When you watch that six-minute silent montage at the beginning of Pixar's UP, you probably start sobbing like a small child. But why? Great storytellers know how to build empathy...

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