ESoDoc at the Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015

SheffieldDocFest-logoThe Pannel will take place on Sunday, June 7th, at 12:15 - 13:45 at the ITV Town Hall Council Chamber.

Which strategies and platforms help to turn factual media into a powerful communication tool for social change? With the rise of new platforms, can design be a tool for change? The panel members discuss participative projects, ‘impact’ and ‘outreach’, the new magic words for production and distribution, and about how controversial docs can contribute to social change.

Sabine Bubeck-Paaz (Commissioning editor Arte/ZDF, ESoDoc Head of Studies)

Angelo Loy (director of African Spelling Book) speaks about his experiences in working with Amref on participative projects.
Sarah Mosses from Together Films (UK PR for Citizenfour) discusses "impact" and "outreach", the new magic words for production and distribution.
Signe Byrge-Sørensen (Final Cut For Real) talks about how controversial docs as The Act of Killing can contribute to social change.
Matteo Moretti investigates how design and journalism can merge in a new effective form of storytelling for new platforms.