The future of media is developing here! Through teaching, practice and interactive symposia the Center for Innovative Media challenges creativity, inspires technological innovation and provokes debate across the landscape of media platforms, serving as a green house for new initiatives in documentary filmmaking and public affairs programming.
The Public Media Initiative's flagship project, Planet Forward, is a social network where creative and innovative ideas addressing global challenges are featured, discussed, and evaluated.
The Center for Innovative Media's Conversation Series offers GW students and the world a unique look at the Washington political and national media landscapes through compelling conversations with newsmakers and newsrakers.
Defining the landscape for nonfiction film in the 21st Century, The Documentary Center is a national landmark in the industry. Now in its 20th year, the Center teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the theory and practice of documentary film, hosts prestigious international fellowships, exhibits work from new and established directors, and produces documentary films for national and international audiences.
The Center's Institute for Documentary Filmmaking was recently named one of the top ten documentary programs in the nation. The Documentary Center is defining the landscape for nonfiction film in the 21st Century.
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The International Emerging Filmmakers Fellowship is an intensive
six-week professional development training program for emerging
filmmakers from countries without current documentary production or
Custom-designed workshops in digital non-fiction storytelling for
mid-career documentary and journalism professionals from the world's
emerging media markets.