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Webby Awards Honors ‘Surviving the Peace,’ ‘Swan Song,’ and ’2013 ICP Infinity Awards’

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We are honored to have three of our projects recognized by The 18th Annual Webby Awards. Surviving the Peace: Angola has been selected as an Official Honoree in the Public Service & Activism category while Swan Song was selected as an Official Honoree in the Documentary: Individual Episode category. Out of 12,000 entries from over [...]

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20 Years After Genocide, Rwanda Resurges

Claudin Mukakalisa (26), and her son Jeandediue Ufiteyezu (11) 
Gisazi, Rwanda (source: Jonathan Torgovnik for Intended Consequences)

Today marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most horrific events in modern history. Between April and June of 1994, an estimated 800,000 Tutsis were killed in the span of 100 days in the small central African country of Rwanda. The ramifications of this genocide continue to this day. In Intended Consequences, Jonathan Torgovnik, [...]

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MediaStorm Presents: The Girls of Gashora

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Gashora Girls Academy in Rwanda educates the country’s most talented girls in science and technology, preparing them for college, and empowering them to become future leaders. In 2013, they graduated their pioneer class. Girls of Gashora documents the days prior to this celebration. MediaStorm was commissioned by the Harbers Family Foundation and the Rwanda Girls Initiative to create [...]

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“The Long Night” Screens at Paley Center

The first private screening of "The Long Night" at the Paley Center for Media.
Photo: Shameel Arafin / MediaStorm

On Wednesday night, influencers in media and activism gathered at the Paley Center for Media to celebrate the first private screening of The Long Night. MediaStorm’s first feature-length film and the first project funded by the Alexia Foundation’s Women’s Initiative grant, The Long Night is a shining example of both organizations’ commitment to driving change [...]

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MediaStorm Presents “Swan Song” and “These Bones of Mine”

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How do you tell the story of a massive organization with a broad scope that brings resources, education and connection to hundreds of thousands of people throughout Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast? This was the challenge Neighborhood Centers Inc. brought to MediaStorm. With Swan Song and These Bones of Mine, we answer the question [...]

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