In 2012 we traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia with the intention of launching TEDxMogadishu. It has been active yearly since, and has been a powerful tool and source of inspiration for Somali people in the effort to rebuild Somalia.
The Social Innovation Lab is a Youth Economic Participation Initiative program in Pakistan providing a testing ground for entrepreneurs to take their university education to make an impact in people's lives.
Funded by UN Women, this short video tells the story of 2 displaced women who give new direction to their lives. Khadija brews and sells hibiscus tea in Mopti market, while Aguechatou is a taylor who makes colorful women’s clothes.
The ‘Cedars of God’, in the mountains of northern Lebanon, is one of the last vestiges of the legendary cedar forests that once thrived across Mount Lebanon and the rest of the levant in ancient times.
Waynak began as a documentary series to change the narrative on the refugee ‘crisis’ by telling collaborative and inspiring stories of people working together across the world’s refugee, host, and volunteer populations.
The Switchers is an EU-funded program built to support social entrepreneurs in the MENA region. Its members range from an eco-hotel outside of Marrakesh, to an up-cycling social business in Cairo's Garbage City, to a local farmer’s market in Beirut.
In 2017 we dove headfirst into the world of 360 video. One of our partners throughout this new step was NowThis. We have collaborated with them on over half-a-dozen 360 videos so far, in partnership with Samsung international, with more to come.
Our co-production Nakom premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival!Alicia Sully and Johan Eriksson attended the premiere on behalf of What Took You So Long? along with the Ghanaian cast - an incredible opportunity for them as it was their first trip outside of Ghana.
This exciting project brought our crew to four different continents. We wanted to deconstruct the notion of the UN as a boring bureaucratic workplace and instead focus on the brave warm people working all over the world. We produced this video for United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to showcase their Junior Professional Officer Program (JPO).
The foundation Global BrightLight teamed up with Great Lakes Energy and distributed 3,700 solar lamps, one for each household in Kiziba camp. The solar lamps were not handed out as freebies, they were rather a part of an exchange program where residents of Kiziba planted more than 20,000 trees as a reforestation project.
The future of the coffee industry lies in the hands of the estimated 25 million smallholder farmers who grow most of the world's coffee. Jane and Vedaste are two such farmers, living and working in the Nyamasheke District, south west Rwanda.