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CPH:CONFERENCE

CPH:CONFERENCE is a unique 5-day industry event, curated and presented in partnership with leading European training initiative Documentary Campus. It is open to all accredited guests as well as the public and takes place live and online April 26 – 30, 2021.

Titled RESET! this year’s conference is aiming to rethink and reshape the film, media and arts industries through the lens of the social order. Visionary digital minister of Taiwan Audrey Tang, fake news expert and Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan, founder of Fridays for Future Uganda Hilda Flavia Nakabuye, controversial economic commentator Grace Blakeley and multi-award winning producer Ted Hope are joining other forward thinkers and creative voices when we discuss the role and resilience of artists and storytellers in a more equal and just post-pandemic world. The conference is co-curated by The Catalysts.

Apply for an accreditation and get access to the live event and +30 days replay.
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REBUILD:DEMOCRACY

Monday April 26 2021

REBUILD:DEMOCRACY

Democracy is under threat around the world, but people are fighting for their rights like never before. How can audiovisual storytelling help to reclaim the digital public sphere by challenging disinformation, fearlessly documenting injustices, and lifting up marginalized voices? Which tools are necessary for informative and politically engaged narratives in the post-truth era?

 

 

 

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REDISTRIBUTE:ECONOMY

Tuesday April 27 2021

REDISTRIBUTE:ECONOMY

COVID19 laid bare the unequal nature of the global economy. New economic models and narratives are needed to prioritize wellbeing and solidarity over profit. What role can storytellers play in improving or challenging financialization, platform capitalism and tech monopolies? How can audiovisual media democratize debates around the future of our economies and help alternatives become a reality?

 

 

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REPRESENTATION:POWER

Wednesday April 28 2021

REPRESENTATION:POWER

Who has the power to speak up? With cultural and media industries failing to deliver on promises of diversity and inclusion, artist-activists are taking matters into their own hands, challenging conventional modes of financing, production, distribution and storytelling itself. How can they challenge discrimination along lines of race, ethnicity, class, gender, religion and disability?

 

 

 

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Thursday April 29 2021

REBELLION:CLIMATE

Raising awareness about environmental issues is no longer enough. Now is time for action and a shift in the storytelling of ecological stories. How are storytellers leading in the fight for a global Green New Deal? Can the calls for action be more effective and at a bigger scale? And, looking at our own industries, what action must be taken NOW to end ecologically unsustainable and unjust practices?

 

 

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Headliners revealed for this year’s CPH:CONFERENCE aiming to RESET!

Friday April 30 2021

RESILIENCE:CULTURE

New digital formats, modes of interaction and authorship have exploded as storyteller, creators, institutions and collectives build new worlds in the online space. At the same time, the economic precarity that existed long before the pandemic poses an even greater threat. What strategies should be embraced to ensure true resilience for the arts and cultural sectors in a post-pandemic world?

 

 

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