News and Events
Co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and professor of cinema, Ithaca College, Patricia Zimmermann, writes about the Bandung-based group Common Room.
EngageMedia's response to the international climate crisis, Time For Reel Action, was launched in Jakarta to an audience of 70 strong supporters. Video producers, NGOs, artists and the general public came out on World Environment Day to support the release of the DVD video compile representing views and issues on climate change from the Asia-Pacific region.
Prof Zimmermann of the recent ICA 2010 interviews Kok Thay Eng from the impressive Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) for the Open Spaces.
EngageMedia conducted a video distribution camp for 43 video activists from June 16th to 20th, 2010. Participants came from all over Indonesia, as well as Malaysia and East Timor.
Video dapat membawa perubahan sosial. Hal itulah yang diyakini oleh para aktivis video dari Malaysia, Indonesia dan Timor Leste yang berkumpul di Camp Sambel selama tiga hari di Camp Baung, Malang (di Taman Wisata Alam Gunung Baung), 17 Juni – 19 Juni 2010 ini, dimana mereka berbagi pengalaman mengenai produksi video, strategi distribusi, taktik berkampanye, serta berbagai keterampilan komputer dan dunia free and open source.
EngageMedia is gearing up for Camp Sambel this week. Camp Sambel is a gather of more than 40 video activists from indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia and Australia. The camp is based on an open methodology with participants as peers running the workshops among one another.
Jakarta International Film Festival datang ke Makassar memutar film-film yang menang dan lolos kurasi dan telah diputar di JiFFest 3 tahun terakhir. Di sini akan juga diputar 3 film pendek Makassar. Sayang untuk dilewatkan.
The Executive Board of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has agreed unanimously to support the transfer of APC membership from long-standing member, apc.au, to EngageMedia. APC was co-founded in 1990 by Pegasus Networks, the first community based national Internet provider in Australia. Former Pegasus staff established apc.au in 1997.
Coinciding with World Environment Day, Saturday 5 June, EngageMedia is launching Time for Real Action (T4RA) at Nasi Goreng Kemang (Jl. Kemang Utara 1 No. 53), Jakarta. T4RA is a curated compilation of videos that deal with climate change issues from an Asia-Pacific perspective. Join the EngageMedia team and our special guests, from 6 - 9pm, for an evening of film, music, dance and fine food.
My latest Th!nk3: Developing World has video of the Goldstein Make Poverty History Electoral Forum which drew a crowd of 280 on Friday night 28 May 2010.
Committee to Protect Journalists seeks investigation into Thai violence against media.
Author and environmentalist Chris Lang writes about another infamous APP exploit
Author and former Director of NGO Forum on ADB Renato Redentor Constantino reflects on the World Bank in the Philippines.
Short Attention Span II The Squatters and Unwaged Workers Airwaves (SUWA) invite you to an evening of troublemaking short films. Thursday 17 June, 7 - 10 pm, Irene Warehouse, 5 Pitt St Brunswick Come and see inspiring short films about troublemaking from all around the world with lush food, drinks and popcorn for sale. This is a 3CR fundraiser. The SUWA show is on every Friday, 5.30-6.30pm and covers a range of areas from anarchist-feminist perspectives on the world, progress, pirates, activist rights and resisting the loss of civil liberties, the far right, state repression, squatting and other forms of resistance to capitalist work-discipline from Australia and around the world plus, love song dedications.
The fourth traveling edition of CMS Vatavaran, environment and wildlife film festival 2010, will be organised in eight cities of India. The festival will start from Shimla on July 2, 2010
Purbalingga Film Festival (FFP) will be organized for the 4th time this year, 2010. FFP choose"Seeing You" as a festival theme. We invite people to see and reassess the events around us in social and cultural aspects. These events become little narrative of daily life around us, and in a larger context. This theme will be presented in the FFP in 2010, plus several special programs such as presentations, exhibitions, etc.
We are coming to Sydney June 9th - 15th for the Australia premier of Strange Birds in Paradise and I'd love to invite all to the premier (June 10th 6pm) and perhaps have a chat after. We are an independent film company and have completely self funded this doco, So we now need as much help as possible to get the film out there. Can you pass the rest of this email around through your networks so that we get a sell-out audience for our competition screening on the 10th June. Let me know if there is anyone you think we should invite. thank you for your help Charlie HS
EngageMedia and Unweb are pleased to announce the release of Plumi 3.0. Plumi 3.0 is a major new release of the video sharing platform that is built on the Plone open source content management system.