WHAT: Registration is now open for the second annual Media Rise Festival. Signature events include nightly networking lounges, a pitch night, party, 48-hour video challenge, daylong discussion forum, and youth festival.
WHEN: September 22-28, 2014, various times and locations, Washington, D.C.
WHY: The festival celebrates the power of storytelling, art and design to make the world a better place.
WHO:People in the communications, art, design, business, government, nonprofit/NGO and education sectors, who are passionate about elevating media for social good.
Max Lugavere, artist/filmmaker
Shanti Norris, Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
Gary Kreps, George Mason University
Mary Jordan, The Water Tank Project
Kota Kobayachi, Ippon Matsu
Tanika Gray, CNN
Reggie Black, Sticky Inspiration
Jonathan Tucker, Split this Rock/DC Poetry Slam
Joe Plummer, Three Birds Foundation
Selvon Waldron, Life Pieces to Masterpieces
Lori Kaplan, Latin America Youth Center
Gregg Deal, The Last American Indian on Earth
Kelly Towles, artist
HOW: Tickets may be purchased online at http://mediarise2014.eventbrite.com. Early bird pricing (50% off) ends on August 31.
Media Rise is a nonprofit global alliance that connects people and ideas to promote meaningful media. For more information, visit www.mediarisenow.org.
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