|Worldwide Goal||Primary Approaches||Grants|
|Set a clear goal||Select strategic approaches||Support effective organizations|
|Worldwide Goal Primary Approaches||Grants|
The Message Productions, LLC
For post-production and dissemination of "This Changes Everything," a documentary inspired by Naomi Klein’s book on communities around the world fighting climate change by reclaiming their economies
Praxis Films Inc
To produce "Untitled Surveillance Project," a documentary on the National Security Agency and Edward Snowden's disclosures
To distribute “Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa,” a film about the South African human rights activist and his fight for democracy, freedom and the rule of law
Laboratory for Icon and Idiom Inc.
For the IndieCollect project to save and protect American independent film, develop long-term archival storage, and create a comprehensive online database of American independent films
The Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc.
To produce "The Vietnam War," an eight-to-ten part documentary film series by Ken Burns exploring the military, political, cultural and social dimensions of the war and the era in which it unfolded
React to Film Inc.
For educational programs in high schools and colleges using issue-based filmmaking to promote social responsibility and spark civic engagement
Jordan Davis Movie LLC
To produce "3 1/2 Minutes," a documentary film about public safety and the criminal justice system as revealed through the story of the creation and spread of "stand your ground" laws
Final Cut for Real ApS
For community outreach and disseminaton of "The Look of Silence," a documentary film tracing the tumultuous period of political violence in Indonesia during 1965-1966 from the victims' perspective
The Silk Road Project Inc.
For production and post-production for "The Sound of Silk," a documentary inspired by Yo-Yo Ma and his role as a catalyst for promoting innovation and learning through the arts
Illa Films, LLC
For outreach and dissemination of “Time is Illmatic,” a documentary examining relationships between black fathers/sons and how music serves as a bridge between Civil Rights and Hip-Hop generations
Independent Feature Project, Inc.
For programs and initiatives that provide information, education, connectivity and support to filmmakers and media artists working in the narrative and documentary social justice filmmaking fields
For post-production of "Vidal v. Buckley," a documentary film exploring the state of public discourse, media and partisan dialogue
To develop and produce "The Force," a documentary about the Oakland, California, Police Department, the community it serves, and broader issues of criminal justice
Loteria FIlm & Arts Inc
For production and outreach of "The Return," a documentary exploring mass incarceration and prison reform in the United States through the stories of prisoners reintegrated back into society
For an outreach and engagement campaign for "Difret," a narrative documentary about the practice of abduction into marriage in Ethiopia, examining tradition and human rights
For a demonstration project to promote greater use of visual storytelling in the development and delivery of independent long-form investigative content
TIMBY Productions Inc.
For production of "Logs of War," a documentary about activist Silas Siakor and citizen reporters using cell phone technology to expose corrupt timber trade practices which funded Liberia’s civil war
Mind's Eye Productions
For production of "Care," a documentary looking at home-based elder care and how the current unregulated system is failing both workers and clients
Dimmock Lamarca, LLC
For post-production of "Brick," a documentary exploring the experiences of middle-aged and senior transgender women against the backdrop of post-industrial logging towns in the Pacific Northwest
Through A Lens Darkly, LLC
For a multimedia community engagement initiative for "Through a Lens Darkly," a documentary exploring the role of photography in shaping African-American identity from slavery to the present
Citizen Engagement Lab Education Fund
For a pilot training workshop for social justice organizers to build expertise in integrating visual storytelling and documentary film projects into public outreach campaigns