Projects for non-profit organizations

Video producer, writer and media strategy consultant

 

 

Ibis Reproductive Health (2012-13) Video producer. Short works include Video Abstract for the American Journal of Public Medicine, and a video in partnership with Planned Parenthood that documents current research and practice in telemedicine for medical abortion.

 

Inter-American Development Bank (2008) Editor, MicroEnterprise Americas magazine, a publication on poverty and microfinance in Latin America.

 

World Resources Institute (2006), video, photo and written documentation of sites in South Africa, Tanzania and Ghana, where economic development is coinciding with environmental sustainability.

 

The Ford Foundation (2002-07), video producer and program consultant for project examining media policy and the future of public interest media. Publications:  "Conversations on Media, Technology, Society & Culture" (2002); "Digital Arts in Action:  Technology, Art, and Media Activism" (2003). Produced series of DVDs on media policy in the public interest.

 

Additional clients:

Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation; Pro Mujer; North American Congress on Latin America, Leaning Alliance, OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, New York Methodist Hospital, Union Settlement Association, Marquis Studios.

 

 

Invited speaker:

Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology (Virginia Tech), 92nd Street Y (New York), Austrian Embassy, Washington, DC; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Lincoln Center, New York; Berlin Film Festival, Forum for New Cinema; Viennale Film Festival, featured panelist, Metrokino, Vienna; Hong Kong Intl Film Festival; Film Festivals in San Francisco, Washington, Miami, San Diego; Cinema Arts Center, Huntington, NY; Vancouver Film School; University screenings & discussions.

 

 

 

 

Joan Grossman

Pinball Films

Media Artist

Filmmaker