While Social Impact Entertainment is a wide arena, we focus on persuasive narratives that set out to inform and shift perspectives. Our interest and dedication is to develop a wider practice amongst creative professionals to make their social goals clear, impactful, and measurable.
The October 2020 Social Impact Writers Lab is a weekend that connects creators with experts to develop powerful pitches of social impact narratives. These stories can be told in any medium — television, film, streaming, social media, emerging media, you name it — and are currently open to any topic. By Sunday night, you will have a strong concept, backed up by expert insights, with a plan to measure the impact once released.
Looking for inspiration for a project? Consider one of these social impact subject areas.
When is the next lab?
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When is the lab?
What kind of projects can I bring to the lab?
What if my project is for [television / cable / streaming / VR / Snapchat / TikTok / Instagram / Twitch / some other new platform]?
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Can I apply if I'm outside of the United States?
Who owns the project, if I'm bringing my idea to the lab?
The people and partners behind the lab.
Emily is an award-winning director and story editor. This year, she is leading a call to action to include women playwrights in the classical canon workshopping 3 productions, and was selected for the first US Creative Climate Leadership cohort.
Adnaan is an Emmy Award-winning producer, writer and director who's created work for PBS, The New York Times, Snapchat, Twitch, and others. He's the first Rita Allen Fellow for Science Communication and a recent recipient of The Roddenberry Impact Award.
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