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Public Programming and Exhibition

The Skoll Center for SIE is the home for workshops, lectures, symposia, screenings, and other gatherings that ignite public engagement and awareness around society’s most pressing problems and the important role entertainment and performing arts plays in this conversation.

Spark Change Summit

Spark Change Summit

Every Spring, the Skoll Center partners with Creative Visions and Participant Media to host the Spark Change Summit – a day-long event featuring panel discussions, pop-up talks, workshops and...

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The Feeling Through Experience

The Feeling Through Experience is a fully accessible 90-minute, 3-part event that includes the short film Feeling Through, the first film starring a DeafBlind actor. It is accompanied by a documentary...

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The Price of Free

SIE Screening Series

The Skoll Center for SIE has partnered with Participant Media to bring to UCLA’s campus, impactful screenings of pre-released social-issue driven projects from Participant accompanied by panel...

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Financing Social Impact Entertainment

The Skoll Center for SIE in collaboration with the Producers Guild of America’s Social Impact Entertainment Task Force hosted a “Financing Social Impact Entertainment” event on September 21,...

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Representation Matters: The Road Ahead for Asian-American Actors in Film & TV

The Skoll Center in partnership with UCLA’s chapter of APAMSA (Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association) sponsored an intimate conversation with hit Netflix show Kim’s Convenience...

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Content with a Conscience: Social Impact Entertainment Across All Platforms

The Skoll Center was a platinum sponsor for the PGA’s Produced By Conference that took place in June, 2019 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, CA. We sponsored a panel discussion entitled Content...

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Lights Camera Reaction Summit

Lights. Camera. Reaction. Summit

Presented with The Promise Institute at the UCLA School of Law, and the nonprofit arts foundation Creative Armenia, we held Lights. Camera. Reaction. on March 16th 2018 at the UCLA Hammer Museum’s...

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