Critical Media Literacy

Engaging Media and Transforming Education

Institutes, Museums, Research Groups and More!

Brave New Films. Local So Cal group creates powerful social justice videos and documentaries for educators to start a dialogue with students at their colleges and high schools. Freely available, all films are accompanied by a discussion guide.

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The only research-based organization working collaboratively within the entertainment industry to create gender balance, foster inclusion and reduce negative stereotyping in family entertainment media; founded in 2004 by actress, Geena Davis.



Publications of All Kinds




  • Indie Film Hustle (Alex Ferrari). Dedicated to filmmaking and hacking the film industry. 
  • The No Film School Podcast. How to build a career in filmmaking. 
  • Scriptnotes (John August & Craig Mazin, updated weekly on Tuesdays). Hidden information not commonly shared in the screenwriting industry.