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Communications and Evaluation: Kindred Spirits or Mortal Enemies?

30 Jul 2015 by Ellen Schneider

If you think that media makers and funders often struggle to find a common language about “impact”, try listening in...

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How We’re “Counting” on Documentaries: Three Questions for Social Change Filmmakers

6 Jul 2015 by Ellen Schneider

*Thanks to Media Impact Project for permitting us to repost this piece. “[Documentaries] have singled out some of the most...

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You Know Your Film Has Made a Difference When…

1 Feb 2015 by Ellen Schneider

If you were sitting on the shuttle bus next to me in Park City, Utah at Sundance Film Festival two...

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It’s a Wrap! Why Active Voice is Shifting from Campaigns to Big Picture Strategy

21 Jan 2015 by Ellen Schneider

As we approach our 15th anniversary, Active Voice is moving in a new direction. Throughout 2015, we’ll be wrapping up...

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The “M” Word

25 Oct 2014 by Ellen Schneider

I’m a fan of The Communications Network meetings (and have been since 1994) because they’re genuinely focused on sharpening foundation...

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