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12th Annual Media That Matters Festival – Call for Entries!


Arts Engine‘s annual Media That Matters Festival — now in its 12th year — is accepting new entries for short films! In addition to being a “premier showcase for short films with big messages” Media That Matters will give filmmakers the opportunity to connect with educators, activists, and nonprofits around the globe, helping to move…

11th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival: Oct 27, NYC


The eleventh annual Media That Matters Film Festival is taking place once again in New York City! More than a film festival, Media That Matters inspires and impacts audiences across the globe. Covering a vast array of topics from LGBT youth, autism awareness, biased-based bullying, immigration and much more, the eleventh annual collection will feature…

Tenth Annual Media That Matters Film Festival: June 2nd, NYC


Mark your calendars – Arts Engine is back with its annual Media That Matters Film Festival on June 2nd in New York City. The festival, now in its tenth year, showcases twelve social justice shorts selected by a fantastic jury of filmmakers and activists. The premiere will take place at The Visual Arts Theater (Google…

The Official Ninth Annual Media That Matters Film Festival is June 3rd in NYC

Events, Open Culture

Every year, Arts Engine produces the fantastic Media That Matters Film Festival. The festival awards and screens a dozen social justice shorts each year and then releases them for sale under our Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license on region-free unencrypted DVDs. This allows educators, fans, and audiences to arrange their own non-commercial screenings of the shorts and help…

Arts Engine and CC Team Up for Case Study Video

Open Culture

Creative Commons and Arts Engine have teamed up to create a video explaining how CC has helped filmmakers in the Media That Matters film festival. In this short produced by Intelligent Television, you can hear from established film makers on why CC is a crucial part of their work flow and perspective on creating new…

Eighth Annual Media That Matters Film Festival DVDs on Sale

Open Culture

The Media that Matters 8th Annual Festival DVDs have officially gone on sale. There are a number of facts that make these DVDs exceptional in the festival and documentary world: They use CC’s BY-NC-ND license to encourage educational reuse and sharing of the material. The DVDs are not region encoded or encrypted. This means you…

9th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival: Call For Entries

Open Culture

Arts Engine, a non-profit that creates social-issue documentaries, just released a call for entries for their 9th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival. The films produced for the MTMFF are short form, focus on social issues, and made mostly by young filmmakers. Following a New York City Premiere, Awards Ceremony and industry networking event in…