Feb 12-13: The fifth annual Making Your Media Matter Conference will be held at American University.

The Center for Social Media at American University (Washington, DC) invites established as well as aspiring filmmakers, non-profit communications leaders, funders, and students to our fifth annual Making Your Media Matter conference where we will explore the theme: Ethics, Money and Mission. The dates are February 12 and 13, 2009.

How can media makers connect their ethical and aesthetic values with their financial needs? Our keynote speakers as well as entire schedule is available online. Some highlights include: Gordon Quinn from Kartemquin Films, Dianna Barrett from the Fledgling Fund and Cara Mertes from the Sundance Documentary Film Program. This is a perfect opportunity to learn and share cutting-edge practices for creating media that matters.