We are seeing the rise of documentaries and videos producing actual social change. We live in an increasingly digital world with tools to mobilize a crowd. Millennials are the most cause-centric generation yet.
We created this festival to promote and celebrate the art of impact storytelling, producing, and campaigning for social impact with our youth and beyond. Combining a traditional student film festival with a powerful online platform built for video-driven social impact campaigns, UPTOGOOD Impact Film Festival asks students to produce and share videos / short films that can catalyze positive social change by highlighting social issues and solutions in their communities—and to use our film festival to amplify that impact.
BLUE is the story our generation need to hear. The industrialization that has occurred in the oceans over the last century, mirrors the events that triggered mass extinctions on land. Industrial scale fishing, habitat destruction, species loss and pollution have placed the ocean in peril. ...