Posts Tagged ‘storytelling’

Steve Ellington (EIA) and Alexandra Garcia (iLCP)

Festival Recap: Visual Storytelling for Environmental Nonprofits

October 14, 2015 by Mandar Apte

By Jen Smith “If you want to win the hearts of and minds of people, it’s through stories,” said Media Rise co-founder Mandar Apte, introducing a workshop on media’s role in promoting environmental sustainability on Wednesday, September 30 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The workshop panelists included the following environmental activists and storytellers: Steve Ellington –


Festival Recap: Celebrating D.C. History & Culture through Transmedia

September 25, 2014 by Mandar Apte

Written by Mark Hiew, with additional reporting by Pamela Kaye. Call me cynical, but when’s the last time you saw someone on the street actually pull out their smartphone and scan a QR code on a mural? In my case, that would be never. So forgive me for raising a skeptical eyebrow at the effectiveness


Meet the Winners of the Media Rise Festival Pitch Night

September 29, 2013 by Mandar Apte

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 29, 2013) – The Media Rise Festival today announced the winners of its Pitch Night, held on September 27. The evening showcase gave media creators a chance to make a 3-minute pitch on how to advance positive social change through media for a chance to win cash prizes sponsored by D.C.’s top design firms, Free