Location

The master class will take place online in our virtual classroom on Monday, July 15, 2018 from 10:00AM - 1:00 PM PST

At the heart of every successful social activist movement is a compelling story. This three-hour, live, online master class will delve into strategies for making media that moves the needle on social issues and galvanizes its audience to make change. 


Topics presented will include:

  • Identifying your story’s core message
  • Strategies for impactful storytelling
  • Partnering with relevant organizations to spread your message
  • Taking your story beyond screens with an impact campaign
  • Potential roadblocks and ethical considerations of activist storytelling
  • Successful examples of activist storytelling in both fiction and nonfiction


The Master Class took place in our virtual classroom on Monday, July 15th 10:00AM - 1:00PM PST. 

Producer, Director
Bonni Cohen has produced and directed an array of award-winning films. Most recently, Bonni co-directed AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER which was selected to be the opening night film of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, short-listed for the 2018 Oscars and nominated for a 2018 BAFTA for Best Documentary. Her other projects include AUDRIE & DAISY, THE ISLAND PRESIDENT, and WONDERS ARE MANY. more...
Director
Jon Shenk has directed and photographed many award-winning films. Most recently, Jon co-directed and photographed AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER which was selected to be the opening night film of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, short-listed for the 2018 Oscars and nominated for a 2018 BAFTA for Best Documentary. His other films include AUDRIE & DAISY, THE ISLAND PRESIDENT, and LOST BOYS OF SUDAN. more...