Good Pitch Local Hawai`i 2019

Wed 6 Nov 2019

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Good Pitch comes to the Pacific for the first time -- November 6 in Honolulu – to spearhead social change in the islands through the power of storytelling. The day-long event brings together media makers, advocates, funders cultural and community leaders, and features a curated selection of media projects with compelling urgent stories, presenting to a room full of change makers eager to bring resources and partnerships to the table. The thirteen projects selected for this inaugural Good Pitch Local Hawaiʻi program focus on issues ranging from climate change to conservation, cultural preservation to policing, immigration to money in politics, and more. See detailed program descriptions below. Event Details Schedule: 8:00am – 4:00pm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Registration & Coffee/Tea 8:00am Program 9:00am-4:00pm Midday Lunch and Networking 12:00pm Location: Waiwai Collective, 1100 University Ave, Honolulu Note: The free event is open to invited guests only. RSVP and Registration Required. Please contact Joe Wilson, to request an invitation. For more information on the program download our press release The London and New York-based Doc Society created Good Pitch in 2008 to connect media makers with creative and resource partners and advance social impact. Produced in partnership with Sundance Institute and the Ford Foundation, Good Pitch events have raised more than $30 million for films and their impact campaigns in 15 countries, showcasing media that matters and makes a difference. Good Pitch Local shares this model of curated networking with new partners and places, meeting growing interest in evolving forms of media production and distribution with a focus on short, long, documentary, fiction, and multi-platform storytelling. The initiative supports high-impact projects by connecting media makers with local funders, organizers, educators, lawyers, policy makers, and press to shape innovative media that can galvanize communities and promote civic engagement.