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Fledgling Congratulates Virunga for Academy Award Nomination

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Fledgling grantee, Virunga, has been nominated for a 2015 Academy Award for Best Documentary.  We are thrilled for the film and for how the issue will be elevated through this honor.   The film, about the rangers of the Virunga National Park, has the ability to affect change at a […]

Fledgling Announces New Grantees

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What better way to kick off a new year than to share with you our new grantees!   We are excited by these stories, their potential to activate audiences and communities, and perhaps most importantly, by the commitment of the filmmakers to maximize their impact.  Take a look.  Follow their progress.  […]

Fledgling Grantees Win BRITDOC Impact Award

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Two Fledgling grantees, American Promise and The House I Live In, were among the five winners of the the 2014 BRITDOC Impact Award.  We are incredibly proud of these films and the impact they have had on hearts, minds and policies that change lives.  Congratulations to all of the winners!  To […]

Fledgling Congratulates Emmy Winners!

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Fledgling Responds To Debate On Impact Evaluation

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September 2, 2014 To Our Community, Over the past several months, Fledgling has participated in many discussions with fellow funders, filmmakers, practitioners and others who are all wrestling with the question of whether and how to assess the social impact of creative media, and especially documentary film. Emerging tools and […]