The New Activism of TV and Film Storylines

Mar 14, 2018

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

In a world where news has become entertainment, activists are now turning to entertainment to distribute news and unseen stories. The world’s best storytellers and showrunners are pulling storylines not just from journalists but from activist and nonprofit leaders who are witnessing stories firsthand. Audiences members that work in film and tv will learn why producers, writers and showrunners are increasing the inclusion of social issues, pressing topics, relevant news in their stories.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Michael Denton

Picture Motion

Kristi Henderson

Color Of Change

Caren Spruch

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Details

Primary Entry:
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Interactive Badge
Format:

Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Social Impact

Level:

Intermediate