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ITVS Knowledge Sharing Seminar: “Horticulture Tools as Metaphor”

19 Jan 2016 by Shaady Salehi

I have a few things in common with Ellen Schneider. We’re both stubborn Aries, we tend to use a lot...

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“Defining Impact With Ellen Schneider” at Chicago Media Project

15 Nov 2015 by Ellen Schneider

We think Chicago Media Project is one of the coolest networks of film funders (“film-anthropists”) around. First of all, they’re...

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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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Moving ONWARD: An Immigrant Heritage Month Reflection

30 Jun 2015 by Sahar Driver

AV’s Program Director Sahar Driver authored a blog post for Immigrant Heritage Month celebrating the unlikely friendship between her ultra-liberal Congolese...

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