Film Projects

BritDoc Good Pitch
The award winning Good Pitch program brings filmmakers, funders, media and nonprofit organizations together to forge new partnerships. Third stage conducts impact workshops for filmmakers, and served on the planning board that brought Brit Docs Good Pitch program to Chicago in 2013 and 2015.


The Homestretch Dir. Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, Spargel Productions
Developed multi-faceted impact campaign, goals and objectives. Developed strong relationships with federal policy makers and advocates. Wrote funded foundation grants and facilitated policy-level events.

 

Bullet_ProofBecoming Bulletproof Dir. Michael Barnett, SuperFilms!
Developed wide scope impact campaign that targeted the entertainment industry, and engaged national organizations serving the disabled community.

 


Private Violence Dir. Cynthia Hill, Markay Productions Developed impact campaign that included state strategies and simultaneous broadcast viewing events. Worked extensively with film subject, Kit Gruelle, to secure speaking engagements, contracting and website development. Developed funding proposals. Worked extensively with educational distributor to develop opportunities for film and Ms. Gruelle.


Regarding Susan Sontag Dir. Nancy Kates
Third Stage produced outreach and opportunities for film screenings in public arts forums (such as museums and humanities festivals). Third Stage sought ongoing campaign funding and assisted in NEA grant fulfillment.

 

HalfLifeofWarHalf-Life of War Dir. Kyle Henry
Secured opportunities for film placement in conferences and small events.

 

 

GunsGriefandGraceinAmerica10Guns, Grief and Grace in America: Changing the Conversation about Gun Violence Dir. Janet Fitch
Developed strategic impact campaign call to action and long-form strategy. Researched and developed initial funding proposals to support the community based “Changing the Conversation about Gun Violence” program.

 

bully Bully Dir. Lee Hirsch
Developed crisis intervention strategy for film, educational materials and website placement. Consulted with outreach development team around educational and NPO outreach strategy.

 

@home @Home Dir. Suzanne Suffredin
With producers, assisted with funding strategy and grant-seeking. Consulted on development of community outreach strategy.

 

 

invisible_war-trailerInvisible War Dir. Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Secured funding for and participated in planning for national advocacy braintrust.

 

 

Screen Shot 2015-07-07 at 5.00.28 PMAlone No Love Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and implemented educational distribution. Developed discussion guides for professional and pubic audiences. Repurposed film for customizable brief presentations. Created and implemented educational and nonprofit distribution strategies. Developed and managed website content. Developed successful NPO relationships resulting in large scale film purchases and distribution.

Tribeca
Tribeca Flashpoint Academy of Media Arts
Developed 2nd year film student media projects related to nonprofit outreach.

 

 

ShelbyvilleWelcome to Shelbyville Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and currently implementing educational distribution. Facilitated post-production administration (rights, releases, E&O, ITVS contract). Developed DVD materials (educational and Spanish versions; graphics). Supported Active Voice to develop educational guide and shelbyvillemultidia website. With Active Voice, implemented successful campaign during 2011 World Refugee Week to promote film screenings across the U.S.


One-Bridge-to-the-NextOne Bridge to the Next 
Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and educational distribution. Facilitated development of legacy program, International Street Medicine Institute (www.streetmedicine.org). Developed board of directors, managed corporate start up including incorporation, 3-year budget and strategic plan, assisted with initial grant applications.

 

Crossing-MidnightCrossing Midnight Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and educational distribution. Developed discussion guides for professional and pubic audiences. Created and implemented educational and nonprofit distribution strategies. Developed website content. With Active Voice, implemented successful campaign during 2011 World Refugee Week to promote film screenings across the U.S.


BeCause Foundation Informational Reel
Facilitated and oversaw development of informational “sizzle” reel highlighting BeCause Production films and successful outreach efforts.