Press and Events

SXSW Panel

What Is Impact Distribution & How Do We Do It Panel Recording

featuring Ellis Watamanuk & Picture Motion, 2019
True False Film Festival

T/F Film Festival Mentorship Program

featuring Denae Peters, 2019
RealScreen

Picture Motion acquires New York’s Film Sprout

Featuring Picture Motion, January 2019
The Hollywood Reporter

Socially Conscious Screening Company Picture Motion Acquires Film Sprout

featuring Picture Motion, January 2019
WORLDZ Report

WORLDZ Master Christie Marchese Helps Filmmakers Drive Social Change

featuring Christie Marchese, September 2018
RealScreen

Exclusive: Impact agency Picture Motion hires former FilmRise exec

featuring Ellis Watamanuk, Christie Marchese, & Wendy Cohen, July 2018
Hot Docs

Workshop | Impact Distribution

featuring Wendy Cohen, May 2018
Goldman Sachs

How to “Make Something Big Happen in the World” and Other Career Advice

featuring Christie Marchese, May 2018
SXSW

Panel | The New Activism of TV and Film Storylines

featuring Michael Denton, March 2018
Deadline Hollywood

A New Day for Sundance Ride-Share Post-Uber Helicopter Fiasco As Lyft Pulls In

featuring Christie Marchese, January 2018
Deadline Hollywood

Social Impact Marketer Picture Motion: The Secret Weapon Behind Some Of The Best Known Films

Featuring Christie Marchese & Wendy Cohen, August 2017
VOA

You and Us: Episode 81

Featuring Christie Marchese & Wendy Cohen, March 2017
Deadline

‘Lion’ Campaign To Aid Homeless Children In India Passes $250K

Featuring Picture Motion, February 2017
Diverge

Oscars Commercials Are The Real Winners

by Christie Marchese, February 2017
Doc NYC

Insiders Conference | Reaching Your Audience: Social Issue Distribution

Featuring Christie Marchese, November 2016
ReelWorld MIC

A Deconstruction of Impact Campaigns

featuring Christie Marchese, October 2016
Oculus Facebook

Filmmakers and Nonprofits Working Together

featuring Christie Marchese, July 2016
RealScreen

AFI Docs selects Impact Lab films

featuring Picture Motion, June 2016
Market Wired

The Third Annual MFSI Summit Encourages Media Leaders to Promote the Use of Media for Social Impact

featuring Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, June 2016
Film Independent

Creating an Effective Social Media Campaign for Your Film

featuring Wendy Cohen, May 2016
RealScreen

Picture Motion preps impact campaign around “Return”

featuring Picture Motion, May 2016
Guest of a Guest

Picture Motion’s Impact Film Party at the Tribeca Film Festival

featuring Picture Motion, April 2016
The Wesleyan Argus

“Romeo Is Bleeding” Shown at Awareness Film Series

featuring Kait Halibozek, March 2016
NYWIFT

The New Now: Maximize Your Impact with Emerging Technology

featuring Alexandra Pearson, March 2016
DNAInfo

Sixth-Grade Eco Activists Fight to Fix City’s Sewer System

featuring Christie Marchese, March 2016
Frank Conference

Making Sure That Films That CAN Change the World Do.

featuring Christie Marchese, February 2016
RealScreen

“Peace Officer,” “Most Likely” Receive AFI Docs Grants

featuring Picture Motion and Heidi Nel, December 2015
Variety

Four AFI Documentaries to Receive Grants from NBC Universal

featuring Picture Motion, December 2015
DOC NYC

Reaching Your Audience – Social Issue Distribution and Outreach

featuring Christie Marchese, November 2015
IDA

Expanding Your Films Reach and Revenue

featuring Wendy Cohen, November 2015
Film Independent Forum

Your Film + Your Audience: Marketing and Distribution Clinic

featuring Wendy Cohen, October 2015
Washington West Film Festival

Post screening discussion

featuring Heidi Nel, October 2015
Creative Visions Summit

10 Tips for Great Partnerships

featuring Wendy Cohen, October 2015
Center for Communication

Screening and Discussion of Documentary Now!

featuring Christie Marchese, October 2015
CreativeMornings DC

21 Century Weapon of Mass Construction

featuring Heidi Nel, September 2015
ChangeTalks SF

Communications for Social Good – Telling the Right Story

featuring Wendy Cohen, September 2015
IFP Conference

Issue Meets Art: Creative Potential in Social Issue Documentaries

featuring Christie Marchese, September 2015
Toronto International Film Festival

Your Film Can Change the World… If the Right People See It

featuring Christie Marchese, September 2015
The Wrap

Toronto Film Festival Enlists Bill Hader for Doc Conference

featuring Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, August 2015
IndieWire

Toronto Film Festival Adds Industry Speakers

featuring Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, August 2015
ReelScreen

TIFF 15 – Kilmurry, Kickstarter Board Doc Conference

featuring Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, August 2015
Change.org

Big Screen Storytelling for your Biggest Campaign Ever Webinar

featuring Wendy Cohen, August 2015
IDA

Journalism, Web Docs Are Key Topics at AFI Docs Conference

featuring Picture Motion & Heidi Nel, June 2015
Variety

AFI Docs: Filmmakers Get Savvier About Fueling Social Change

featuring Picture Motion & Heidi Nel, June 2015
IndieWire

Reality Checks: These Film Festivals Want to Change the World

featuring Picture Motion & Heidi Nel, June 2015
RealScreen

Special report: Making movies that make an impact

featuring Picture Motion, June 2015
Ochre

Measuring Impact: Just How Does Film Drive Change?

featuring Picture Motion, March, 2015
SXSW Panel

Innovations in Impact Filmmaking

featuring Christie Marchese, March, 2015
New Leaders Council

Entertainment and Progressive Action

featuring Wendy Cohen, March, 2015
Medium

The Boom Age of Documentary

by Darcy Heusel, February 2015
University of Virginia

The 21st Century Weapon of Mass Construction, Collaboration and Innovation

featuring Heidi Nel, February 2015
The Huffington Post

Their ‘Hunger Games’ Are Our ‘Food Chains'

by Christie Marchese, November 2014
DOC NYC

Social Action Filmmaking From Story to Action

feat. Christie Marchese, November 2014
IndieWire

Here’s Why Social Impact is More Important for Documentaries Than Ever Before

feat. Picture Motion, Christie Marchese and Darcy Heusel, October 2014
Career Contessa

Heidi Nel Profile

feat. Heidi Nel, October 2014
Tribeca

Digital Marketing and the New Audience Panel

feat. Christie Marchese, September 2014
Independent Magazine

How Picture Motion Mobilizes Indie Film Audiences to Take Action

feat. Christie Marchese, July 2014
POV

10 Secrets for Making the Most of Your Film's Broadcast Premiere

by Alexandra Pearson and Megan Ryan, May 2014
Hot Docs

Docs Change People, People Change the World

feat. Darcy Heusel, April 2014
Politico

Heidi Nel Joins Picture Motion

feat. Heidi Nel, April 2014
American Public Radio Marketplace

Sea World Celebrates 50 Years Amid Animal Care Concerns

feat. Christie Marchese, March 2014
SXSW

Innovating Engagement for Social Change

feat. Christie Marchese, March 2014
On Level Ground Film Festival

Kidnapped for Christ

feat. Wendy Cohen, February 2014
Business Insider

30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30

feat. Christie Marchese, February 2014
Athena Film Festival

Workshop for Dawn Porter's film TRAPPED

feat. Christie Marchese, February 2014
Media Psychology Review

A Theoretical Approach to Media Social Action Campaigns

feat. Picture Motion, February 2014
Tribeca Film Institute

Picture Motion Presents Moments of Impact in 2013

feat. Picture Motion, January 2014
Sundance

YouTube's Make Your Voice Heard Panel

feat. Christie Marchese, January 2014
Stranger Than Fiction

Distribution Advice for 2014

feat. Picture Motion, January 2014
Tribeca Film Institute

Engagement 101 Panel

feat. Christie Marchese, November 2013
Philanthropy New York

Changing the Narrative about Black and Latino Young Men Through Media

feat. Darcy Heusel, November 2013
Deadline

Specialty Box Office Preview

feat. Darcy Heusel, October 2013
Camden International Film Festival

Story to Action Panel

feat. Christie Marchese, September 2013
Arts & Democracy

From Media to Action: Creative Engagement and Organizing Strategies

feat. Darcy Heusel and Allie Hoffman, July 2013
TFI

Tribeca Film Institute Live: Podcast Episode 1

feat. Darcy Heusel and Allie Hoffman, July 2013
HuffPost Live

Do Documentaries Rely Too Little on Filmmaking?

feat. Christie Marchese, March 2013
IFP

Producer Robert Profusek on Building Buzz at Slamdance

feat. Picture Motion, February 2013
Social Media Week

Panel: How Films Create Social Change

feat. Christie Marchese and Wendy Cohen, January 2013
Tribeca Future of Film

Building Film + Social Partnerships: What 10x10 and Half the Sky Did Right

feat. Allie Hoffman, November 2012
Netroots Nation Panel

BULLY: From Movie to Movement

feat. Christie Marchese, June 2012