Our Allies

We are the grassroots team behind The Corporation dedicated to harnessing the power of this film to launch a campaign that will change the corporate form. Over the past 10 years, our approach has been to try to connect with as many individuals and groups as possible that have a stake in the issues the film raises. The film itself is a vehicle for creating a community ready to rethink the corporate form. Hello Cool World is the network that ties the community to action.

Big Picture Media Corporation

The production company headed by filmmaker Mark Achbar that brought you The Corporation and other award-winning documentaries.

Crowdfunding VIPs

Big Shout Outs to our Crowdfunding VIPs!

Community Producer: Mukund Menda

Edutainment Superstars: Marian Dodds, Zahed Mardukhi, Lorraine McGinnis, Bruce Haden and Bruce Lanphear

Edutainment Champions: John Fisher, Sabra J Woodworth and Chad Viminitz

Heartfelt thanks to all our contributors.

Mindful crowdfunding for artists, authors and activists. Dana is a concept from ancient India at the time of the Buddha and is understood as the inspired support of generously sustaining a vision based on its value to society. Born from a love of service, dana is the practice of using one's own freedom to support the freedom of others.

Now starting its twelfth successful season, OPEN CINEMA is dedicated to the innovative use of cinema as a tool for community engagement. Screenings of documentaries in café-style venues are followed by open forum discussion with invited guests. Live events are amplified using virtual engagement and streaming tools, creating a hybrid cinema experience to Connect the Docs! OPEN CINEMA is a program of MediaNet in Victoria, BC.

Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.

Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years, Shadows of Liberty poses a crucial question: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news?

DOCFACTORY was created in 2005 to produce independent documentary films to bring awareness and inspire change for important social issues worldwide. They create films that break the mould and reveal important stories that focus on injustices. DOCFACTORY is also committed to innovative, strategic outreach campaigns.

Gen Why Media started as a conversation over coffee about generational theory, a social sciences theory that attributes shifts in mass consciousness to generational shifts. he film school students made a short documentary titled Generation Why that explored the potential of Generation Y to fundamentally change social structures for the better. The film was well received and we were strongly encouraged by our peers to continue down this road. 

Fractured Land is an upcoming documentary that tells the story of one man’s journey to find balance between the modern world and that which we hold most sacred – water, land, tradition, each other. Join Caleb Behn, a young indigenous law student, and a powerful new wave of leaders challenging a system that threatens to destroy us - seeking sustainable solutions to our voracious energy needs while blazing a new way forward to heal this fractured land.

A Montreal-based media arts, non-profit network of community and campus locals that screen independent political film and video by Canadian and international artists throughout Canada and abroad.  Cinema Politica believes in the power of art to not only entertain but to engage, inform, inspire, and provoke social change. All screenings are by donation.

OpenMedia.ca is an award-winning community-based organization that safeguards the possibilities of the open Internet. They work toward informed and participatory digital policy by engaging hundreds of thousands of people in protecting our online rights.

rabble.ca was built on the efforts of progressive journalists, writers, artists and activists across the country. Blurring the line between readers and contributors, it provides a needed space for issues, a place to explore political passions and an opportunity  to expand ideas. It's news for the rest of us.

Inter Pares - which means among equals – believes in solidarity, not charity, as an approach to international cooperation. For 40 years, they have worked closely with courageous activists and more than a hundred inspiring organizations throughout the world to build peace, advance justice and globalize equality. 

Formed in September 2009, Move to Amend is a coalition of hundreds of organizations and hundreds of thousands of individuals committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to the people, not corporate interests. We are calling for an amendment to the US Constitution to unequivocally state that inalienable rights belong to human beings only, and that money is not a form of protected free speech under the First Amendment and can be regulated in political campaigns.

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Powerful. Make an effort to see it

- Peter Vonder Haar, Film Threat