Emmy-winning filmmaker and global health advocate, Lisa Russell, who has 10+ years producing films and creative projects for UN/NGO agencies leads these monthly workshops around storytelling as a tool for organizing and protest. Geared towards artists and storytellers of all genres, global health advocates, communications specialists, students and others, these monthly workshops deliver hands on practical skills to develop your storytelling skills, learn how to fund creative projects focused on social justice issues both globally and domestically and hear from guest speakers including UN personnel, cultural diplomats and UN/NGO communications experts who contract artists for paid work.
Saturday, February 18th
1-4:00 pm, $25.00
Storytelling as Protest
For artists (filmmakers, musicians, photographers, writers, poets) as well as others who are not necessarily artists but are interested in creative activism. This workshop will help you figure out how to anticipate, prepare for and deliver an effective creative response to further attacks against our civil liberties. For amateurs and more established activists and artists alike. Spend three hours of your weekend becoming a more informed advocate and artist (and learn how to make money from it - learn how I do it!) COME COME COME!!! And feel free to share. Each participant will also receive a short film with an advocacy packet including resources as a template they can use for developing, funding and disseminating their own project.
For questions or more information, contact Lisa Russell at email@example.com.
"Lisa Russell is a phenomenal speaker and inspirational role model for these students who want to emulate her and combine filmmaking/media with social justice issues/causes. As usual, she attracts an enthusiastic large group that wants to speak with her individually after the plenary."