Video Opportunities

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Job Opportunity: Video Editing and Post-Production Specialist

Hey guys! Know anyone from the Asia-Pacific qualified for this position?

EngageMedia is seeking expressions of interest from video editors with comprehensive post-production skills who will work on a range of EngageMedia projects, including (but not limited to) video podcasts, short documentaries with mixed media, and motion graphics editing.

The preferred contractor will work closely with our Video Lead on a per-video basis.

We seek those who are also aligned with our organisation’s wider goals towards social and environmental justice, and who have some experience in working with not-for-profits.

The consultancy starts as soon as possible and is open to anyone based in the Asia-Pacific, but with a preference for applications from South or Southeast Asia.

Read more here:


Call for Applications: “Tech Tales: Films about digital rights in the Asia-Pacific

EngageMedia invites filmmakers, video journalists, and animators across the Asia-Pacific to produce short films on important digital rights issues happening in our region, as told with our voices and from our perspectives.

Filmmakers will be awarded between USD 3,000 to 5,000 each for film production. EngageMedia, along with an Advisory Board, will be selecting up to eight candidates who will each be producing a short film (6 to 12 mins) on digital rights. In particular, we are looking for documentaries, fiction, animation, and other short narrative video productions.

The works produced will be part of the July 2021 film collection, “Tech Tales: Films about digital rights in the Asia-Pacific”. More details on the timeline and specific processes will be discussed with successful candidates.

To apply, please accomplish the form here by 5 January 2021, 23:59 Bangkok time (UTC+7). Successful candidates will be notified before the first week of February 2021.

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UPDATE: The deadline has been extended to 20 January 2020.

Just informing you all that the 19th Int. Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights is happening soon. (5-14 March 2021)

There’s public events where you can tune in and listen to experts in the field.

This one in particular caught my eye

THE Impact Day
Are you involved in non-fiction filmmaking and interested in learning more about how your film can contribute to the advancement of human rights and social justice ? Leading experts and award-winning filmmakers share their experiences and know-how on how films can change mindsets, behaviours and structures, when put in the right context and connected with strategic changemakers.

Feel free to join, or find out more on their website.


Sharing from One World Media –

The One World Media Awards 2021 are now open for entries, and we were hoping you could help us spread the word to your networks?

The awards are open to journalists and filmmakers all over the world, and celebrate the year’s best media coverage of the global south. We are particularly looking to champion stories that demonstrate originality, creativity, and the potential to catalyse change. The deadline for entries is Feb 16th, 2021.

Whether by giving our social media post a quick retweet, forwarding this email to someone you think should apply, or sharing on your organisation’s own social media channels with the copy below - any support in spreading the word would be greatly appreciated!

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Hello again,

Another interesting webinar next week TUE 26 Jan 18:00 (Washington DC timezone): ‘Story Movements: How Documentaries Empower People and Inspire Social Change’ It’s a talk by Caty Borum Chattoo, who is the Executive Director of the Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI). More info here.

Caty will talk about her latest book: Story Movements

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Two opportunities from Minority Rights Group International

Call for tenders: Short documentaries on religious minority issues in Asia (closing date: 1 March)

Call for submissions: Short documentaries on the human rights of religious minorities in the Middle East and North Africa (closing date: 15 March)

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Hello Everyone!

Sharing a great opportunity here for Asia-Pacific filmmakers.

EngageMedia launched a Call for Participants for the 2nd Environmental Impact Lab.

The lab includes regular workshops, one-on-one mentoring from seasoned impact producers and forms a unique opportunity for Asia-Pacific short form documentary filmmakers and their teams to strengthen their networks and capacity to create more impact for their films.

Apply now or share it in your networks

Stay safe, healthy and inspired!

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We’re approaching the deadline for our call for applications for the 2nd impact lab. We extended the deadline until 02 May, so Asia-Pacific campaigners and film-makers are welcome to apply.

Curious as to what has been going on in the first impact lab. Read this blogpost wherein Fendi shares about the last lab sessions and participants share about what it’s been like to join the lab.

ASEAN documentary film-makers! DOCS by the Sea is a great opportunity to refine your projects with in-depth professional discussions, amazing networking opportunities and mentorships.

Deadline to apply until 10 May.

Master Class on Ecography: anthropological films and climate change

For those interested in using a more ethnographic approach to film-making covering environmental issues, this talk tonight by Pavel Borecký about the relations between film, anthropology, and climate activism might be of interest. It’s happening today, a quick sign-up will give you access.

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy.
August 30 - September 8, 2021 | Venice, Italy

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25 changemakers. 10 days. 1 unique course bringing together original #storytellers + #media activists + #childrenRightsDefenders + #Humanrightsactivists. Submissions for the @CHRAsummerschool 2021 are open.

Scholarships available for creatives and filmmakers working on children rights issues.

Apply here before 20 June 2021!


Wow, this is an amazing opportunity, will be spreading the word.
Your new website looks great as well. Congratulations.

Sharing this opportunity for short form docs by OneWorldMedia. Selected participants will engage and learn with digital pathways to engagement. In these ‘online all the time’ times definately worthwhile learning more about.

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Come and join us!

Yes, we are really looking for a strong person for this role. Please do share it around.

Hi everyone

We’re hiring! We have a few positions open (see them all here) but just wanted to highlight two in particular that might be of interest to anyone working at the intersection of video, human rights, and archives.

Program Associate - Archives
Media Technologist

Please feel free to share with anyone in your networks who may be interested/looking!

All best,