May 20, 2013
FilmAid International has appointed Simon Goff as its new Executive Director, replacing Liz Manne who joins the humanitarian organization’s board of directors as a vice chair. Goff comes to FilmAid from the MTV Exit Foundation, which he co-f...
May 6, 2013
The 7th Annual FilmAid Film Festival 2013 is now open and filmmakers around the world are requested to submit entries. The theme for this year’s film festival is “The Right to Tell Our Stories," to celebrate the many untold stories fro...
March 25, 2013
Dadaab, Kenya – March 25, 2013 – FilmAid is proud to announce the launch of DADAAB STORIES, a new interactive, multimedia documentary project charting everyday life in the world’s largest refugee camp. The vast majority of the ne...
March 7, 2013
Listeners and readers of the /Film podcast have contributed more than $10,000 in support of FilmAid International, an organization that uses film and media to provide life-saving information, education and psychological relief in refugee camps and...
February 12, 2013
Today the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group announced FilmAid as one of only 10 global finalists for the 2013 Intercultural Innovation Award.
FilmAid has been selected as a finalist for its work in the field of fi...
January 11, 2013
Pictured Left: Alfre Woodard, Global Artist Council Member, and Caroline Baron, FilmAid Founder, take questions at the Cinema for Peace Gala, held on January 11, 2013 in Los Angeles. Woodard and Baron, joined by FilmAid Board Member Sharon Swart, ...
December 18, 2012
Actors Rufus Sewell, Sarita Choudhury and Sienna Guillory – alongside refugees from Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya – are featured in FilmAid’s new PSA, “Why Film?” which launches today at www.filmaid.org/whyfil...
December 15, 2012
This blog was reposted from Creative Time Reports
By FilmAid, Nairobi Kenya
December 14, 2012
“The Music Producer” is the story of Omwot Omwot Ogul, full-time music producer, part-time handyman, who lives in Dadaab, the world’s ...
November 29, 2012
Last night more than 200 guests from the film industry and humanitarian community gathered to show support for FilmAid’s critical efforts to provide information where it is needed and inspire hope where it is lacking around the world. FilmAi...
November 9, 2012
‘Film is what I feel, see and hear,’
This is the voice of 29yr old, Amos Lolibo from Lodwar, Turkana, a student of FilmAid’s filmmaker training program in Kakuma refugee camp. This year, Amos’ film, Never Again, was select...
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