Using video to change hearts and minds

Using video to change hearts and minds

Session Type(s): Training

Training Tag(s): Communications

Starts: Saturday, Jul. 19 3:00 PM (Eastern)

Ends: Saturday, Jul. 19 4:15 PM (Eastern)

Well-produced video allows you to harness the power of visual storytelling and reach your audience in a deep and memorable way. It is now easier than ever to create video content, but even the most advanced cameras and software won’t produce compelling narratives all on their own. We’ll demonstrate the fundamentals of using visual storytelling in video production to empower you to tell more powerful, intimate stories that move your audience far more effectively than with just data and facts.


Amy Hendrick


Amy Hendrick is a media practitioner and educator with over fourteen years of experience. With an M.F.A in Film and Electronic Media, her work has been used in campaigns across the country and covered by Politico, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Crooks and Liars, Hollywood Reporter, and featured in CMYK Magazine. She firmly believes in the power of visual media and the importance of storytelling in making progressive change. Currently, Amy is Video Productions Coordinator at AFSCME, the largest public sector union in the country.

Amy’s most recent video, Detroit Matters, tells the stories of those most affected by Detroit’s bankruptcy, the people of Detroit.

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Jennifer Wynter-Philis


Jennifer Wynter developed a passion for film when she recognized its potential for empowering underrepresented communities. Over the past 15 years, Jennifer has produced hundreds of progressive videos for a documentary production collective and at The Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Her works have been featured in the Huffington Post and in Upworthy.

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