An American in Sheffield…

In early June, I found myself in Sheffield, England, an industrial city best known as the backdrop for the late ‘90s crowd pleaser The Full Monty. Thanks to the generous…

Color of Impact Panel at Tribeca 2016

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We Make the Road by Walking Panel at Tribeca 2016

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Firelight Media welcomes 10 new #DocLab Fellows!

Firelight Media Documentary Lab (formerly Producers’ Lab) is excited to welcome ten new Fellows to the Firelight family. The Documentary Lab is Firelight Media’s  flagship mentorship program that develops emerging…

Learn More & Take Action: #BlackPanthersPBS

This past week The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution aired on PBS reaching over a million viewers via broadcast and in online conversations. Here’s a list of ways you can…

#BlackPanthersPBS engages over 1 million in one night!

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Firelight Media Announces 2015 Next Step Media Fund Grantees

FIRELIGHT MEDIA ANNOUNCES 2015 NEXT STEP MEDIA FUND GRANTEES With support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Firelight provides funding to eight Firelight Producers’ Lab Participants Today,…

Firelight Wins Prestigious MacArthur Foundation Award

Firelight Media is one of nine nonprofit organizations around the world to receive the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award, which was announced on February 5,…

PBS Distribution Announces Theatrical Release of The Black Panthers

We are thrilled to announce that PBS Distribution will distribute The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution in select theaters in the fall of 2015. Beth Hoppe, Chief Programming Executive…

Freedom Summer Gets Image Award Nomination

Freedom Summer, more relevant than ever, continues to inspire and win accolades. Our documentary about the ten memorable weeks in 1964 when more than 700 volunteers gathered in Mississippi in…