Impact Roundup July – August 2022 : Sun, Sea and Sarajevo

Summer months mean we shift into new gears, but also take a well-deserved break 🙂 Locarno Film Festival In early August, Danielle and Amy made their first visit with IMPACT to the Locarno Film Festival. Participating in the festival’s StepIN workshop on the future of the film industry alongside Neon, …

IMPACT @ Venice Film Festival 2022!

We are VERY EXCITED to be at the Venice Film Festival this year with FOUR important impact projects and events. NAVALNY launches director Daniel Roher’s impactful art collection Using social media for political campaigning was a strategy only perfected by Barack Obama when Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny launched his …

NFTs : Wonder Reality or a Created Imagination?

By Amy Shepherd and Thomas Walsh “Let’s NFT it!” Whenever there’s a shiny new technology, there’s always a crowd wanting in on the action. But while some call them a creative revolution, others swear blind they’re a scam.  Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are incredibly polarising, with strongly-held opinions and few minced …

Can a story stop a war?

When all our hearts are broken, perhaps the story of one grieving mother can move the world to act. In recent months, many Ukrainians unexpectedly found themselves becoming fighters, rescuers, journalists and more, mobilising at home and abroad to protect the people and home they love from the unprovoked and …

1.5 Degrees Of Impact With “The Territory”

Forests are cool. Not only do they literally cool the planet by soaking up gigatons worth of carbon every day, new scientific research has proven that from roots to leaves the sheer physical existence of trees consistently lowers the planet’s temperature by 0.5 to 1.0 degree celsius. It’s alarming, then, …

Impact Roundup Jan – Feb 2022 : New Adventures

With a new year comes new opportunities for impact … FESTIVALS, WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES, JURIES AND MORE! Think Film’s Directors kickstarted the year by leading workshops and labs in person and virtually in rapid succession across Europe, continuing our mission to mentor and support aspiring impact filmmakers: Danielle and Amy led …