We empower people to create and consume meaningful media that promotes universal human values, such as compassion, empathy and respect.
We encourage collaboration between
cause-driven creatives, media professionals, educators, government and nonprofit leaders to amplify their collective impact.
We celebrate success stories of how storytellers have unleashed the power of
media to accelerate
WHAT WE DO
We have convened 3,000+ participants through 60+ events in four countries (U.S., U.K., India & Singapore) through media festivals, film screenings, networking lounges, competitions, panel discussions, and other community-driven workshops and events.
MEDIA RISE FESTIVALS
This week-long media festival held in the Washington D.C. includes:
-The Forum for cross-sector panel discussions on best practices
-Pitch Night to support innovative media projects for social good
-48-hour video challenge connecting causes with filmmakers
-Film screenings and discussions
-Interactive community-led workshops
YOUTH MEDIA RISE
Day-long festivals including interactive hands-on workshops for
educators and youth on critical media literacy and digital storytelling
EARLY RISE EVENTS
Half-day events with 2-3 keynote speakers
to encourage focused conversations and collaborations
among scholars, activists, artists, and community members
We have engaged with over 3,000+ participants, who come from various sectors such as education, government, nonprofits, and industry. We also have a large online community to keep in touch.
We have worked with more than 200 speakers from various organizations. Here are a few of them.
Our 100% volunteer-driven initiative has raised $30,000+ more in-kind support, awarded more than $8,000 in cash prizes to community projects using media for social good and helped create 13 short films to support small nonprofits.