Impact Team Labs

Project Name: Impact Team Labs

Funding Recipient: Media Farm

Activity: ‘Impact Teams Lab’ is a new initiative that brings together participants from three different groups or categories – producers and storytellers, researchers and subject matter experts, and people with lived experience – to form new teams to tackle two important problems we face: Climate crisis and Inequality, Diversity and Inclusion. Impact Teams Lab introduces these participants to one another and helps them form transdisciplinary teams over mutual areas of concern. Then, over a 6-week period, the teams are guided on how to work together to develop a screen content project that will make a measurable impact. At the end of this period, lab participants will pitch their projects and impact measurement tools to networks, screen agencies and to impact investors for feedback and development funding.

Outcome: “The project was a great success for us in both process and outcome… The major change since project inception was the shift from project ideas aimed at pitching, to collaborative insights and observations aimed at influencing legislation, regulation and future government and private initiatives.” – Rami Fischler

Annual Focus: New Teams

Country: Australia

Amount Funded: $30,000

Status: Completed

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