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Films for Social Change

Film can be one of the most powerful mediums for getting ordinary people interested in social change. Australian Progress has put together a crowd-sourced list of films that are about activists, advocates and social movements, or have in of themselves provided impetus for social change.

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How to make viral Facebook videos (with subtitles)

When it comes to Facebook, videos are now the main game. Making viral videos no longer requires an expensive production crew – all you need is a computer, an external hard drive, and a few Adobe programs.

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Winning Social Media with Animals Australia

Jesse Marks, former Community Engagement Manager at Animals Australia, at Progress 2015 sharing their theory of change and how they leverage their engaged social media audience to win campaigns.

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Event Organising Tips

Australian Progress shares 7 lessons from running Progress 2015. Get an insight into the their ticket sales strategy, social media successes and failures, event theming choices, budget management, sponsor recruitment, and program design.

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Koreti Tiumalu from 350.org speaks at Progress 2015

As an organizer for the Pacific Climate Warriors, Koreti Tiumalu stood boldly in her truth and lived out the words “we are not drowning, we are fighting!” in every way. This videos was filmed at Progress 2015 and is an inspiring look at her journey to being a climate activist and a mother.