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The Benevolent Guide to SXSW 2014: Interactive

  The annual SXSW (“South by Southwest”) festival of music, film and interactive media descends on Austin, Texas this Friday, March 7. The 10-day schedule of events is jam-packed with performances, discussions, presentations and networking. I’ll be there with press credentials to cover the inspiring madness for Huffington Post Impact and Benevolent Media during the […]

The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Festival

Ah, Sundance. The premiere indie film fest, where people all over the world descend on Park City, Utah to partake in the parties, the talks, the free swag, the networking, the snow bunnies, oh yes, and the movies. This year, we are keeping our eyes peeled for films and panels that explore ways to drive […]

The Benevolent Guide to South by Southwest (#SXSW)

  The annual South by Southwest (“SXSW”) festival kicked off in Austin, Tex. on Friday, March 9. We perused the online schedule to look for sessions that have to do with storytelling or design for social and environmental good. If you’re in town and interested in blogging about one of the events, contact Editor-in-Chief Erica Schlaikjer: erica […]

Q&A with Phil Hutinet: Illuminating Historic Anacostia

  Arch Development Corporation, a not-for-profit community-based organization, put out a call for entries to implement “temporiums” and performances, as well as short videos, to revitalize storefronts and empty lots in Anacostia, a historic neighborhood in the southeast quadrant of Washington, D.C. The 3- to 6-month projects will be launched at the one-day LUMEN8Anacostia festival on April […]

Film Contests, Festivals and Grants to Change the World

Winners of the 4th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. As the saying goes, if a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth ten thousand. Here are four online contests, awards and festivals that promote social change through film. The Global Social Change Film Festival and Institute (GSCFFI) “GSCFFI features four days of […]