MEDIA RISE

Elevating media for social good

WHO WE ARE

Established in 2013, Media Rise is a global collective that connects people and ideas to promote meaningful media. We believe in the power of positive storytelling, media, art, and design to make the world a better place.

We are committed to these calls to action:

FEEL

We empower people to create and consume meaningful media that promotes universal human values such as compassion, empathy and respect.

INSPIRE

 

We celebrate success stories of how to unleash the power of media to accelerate social change.

CONNECT

We encourage collaboration between cause-driven creatives, media professionals, educators, and government and nonprofit leaders to amplify their collective impact.

 

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.

These include:

MEDIA RISE FESTIVALS

The week-long annual media festivals 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

-Networking lounges

-Interactive community-led workshops​

YOUTH MEDIA RISE

Day-long festivals that include 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

 
 
 

MEDIA RISE FESTIVALS

EARLY RISE EVENTS

YOUTH MEDIA RISE

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