PicMo Press & Events

Deadline Hollywood: Social Impact Marketer Picture Motion: The Secret Weapon Behind Some Of The Best Known Films

eat. Christie Marchese & Wendy Cohen, August 2017


Business Wire: National Geographic Furthers Dialogue on Race Relations in America with Free Streaming Release of LA 92

feat. Picture Motion, May 2017

10676184_10152990952864683_6987301266928328498_nVOA: You and Us: Episode 81

feat. Christie Marchese & Wendy Cohen, March 2017

15036471_1723354401324484_8654216013854985327_nDiverge: Oscars Commercials Are The Real Winners

by Christie Marchese, February 2017

1185102_655462011131386_50666657_nYahoo Finance: National Geographic to Make GENDER REVOLUTION: A JOURNEY WITH KATIE COURIC Available for Free, Beginning Valentine’s Day

feat. Picture Motion, February 2017

11174834_10154347391829897_5251946444196169983_nDeadline: ‘Lion’ Campaign To Aid Homeless Children In India Passes $250K

feat. Picture Motion, February 2017


Calling all #NastyWomen! Miss Sloane & Doing What It Takes to Win

by Wendy Cohen, December 2016

11038090_940981989255565_3179417351263863316_nDoc NYC: Insiders Conference | Reaching Your Audience: Social Issue Distribution

feat. Christie Marchese, November 2016

reelworldReelWorld MIC: A Deconstruction of Impact Campaigns

feat. Christie Marchese, October 2016

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Variety: PopPolitics: What to Expect When ‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes on the Presidential Debate (Listen)

feat. Picture Motion, October 2016

oculusOculus Facebook: Filmmakers and Nonprofits Working Together

Feat. Christie Marchese, July 2016

512RealScreen: AFI Docs selects Impact Lab films

feat. Picture Motion, June 2016

market-wired 2Market Wired: The Third Annual MFSI Summit Encourages Media Leaders to Promote the Use of Media for Social Impact

feat. Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, June 2016

Film Independent: Creating an Effective Social Media Campaign for Your FUntitled design (3)ilm

feat. Wendy Cohen, May 2016

512RealScreen: Picture Motion preps impact campaign around “Return”

feat. Picture Motion, May 2016

guest-of-a-guest-logo-290x290Guest of a Guest: Picture Motion’s Impact Film Party at the Tribeca Film Festival

feat. Picture Motion, April 2016

WESLEYAN-ARGUSThe Wesleyan Argus: “Romeo Is Bleeding” Shown at Awareness Film Series

feat. Kait Halibozek, March 2016

Untitled design (2)NYWIFT: The New Now: Maximize Your Impact with Emerging Technology

feat. Alexandra Pearson, March 2016

dna-info-logoDNAInfo: Sixth-Grade Eco Activists Fight to Fix City’s Sewer System

feat. Christie Marchese, March 2016

Untitled designFrank Conference: Making Sure That Films That CAN Change the World Do.

feat. Christie Marchese, February 2016

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Washington Life: 2016 Young & the Guest List – Washington Life’s The Young and the Guest List, Rising Stars 40 and Under

feat. Heidi Nel, February 2015

MediaPost logoMediaPost: Why a Filmmaker With a Mission Passed up Netflix’s Millions to Change the World

by Christie Marchese, February 2016


RealScreen: “Peace Officer,” “Most Likely” receive AFI Docs grants

feat. Picture Motion and Heidi Nel, December 2015

DJwOaPq5_400x400 2Variety: Four AFI Documentaries to Receive Grants from NBCUniversal

feat. Picture Motion, December 2015

11174834_10154347391829897_5251946444196169983_nDeadline: AFI Docs Reveals First Recipients Of Impact Grants; Wolfe Releasing Nabs Gay Horror-Comedy ‘You’re Killing Me’

feat. Picture Motion, December 2015

DJwOaPq5_400x400 2Variety: Robert De Niro’s Immigration Short Film ‘Ellis’ Gets iTunes Release

feat. Julie Kohn, November 2015

1908140_10153085907581130_3196107908725253220_nHuffington Post: The Honest Truth about Maintaining Your Film’s Momentum: Lessons from The (Dis)Honesty Project

by Alexandra Pearson, November 2015

11038090_940981989255565_3179417351263863316_nDOC NYC: Reaching Your Audience – Social Issue Distribution and Outreach

feat. Christie Marchese, November 2015

photoIDA: Expanding Your Films Reach and Revenue

feat. Wendy Cohen, November 2015

downloadFilm Independent Forum: Your Film + Your Audience: Marketing and Distribution Clinic

feat. Wendy Cohen, October 25, 2015

429606_10150649155914610_147364488_nWashington West Film Festival: Post screening discussion

feat. Heidi Nel, October 2015

399440_398881763509267_268970711_nCreative Visions Summit: 10 Tips for Great Partnerships

feat. Wendy Cohen, October 2015

11001905_842013355837694_4343282032017276191_nCenter for Communication: Screening and Discussion of Documentary Now!

feat. Christie Marchese, October 2015

21900_1578231799111908_8280245224426659448_nCreativeMornings: CreativeMornings DC

feat. Heidi Nel, September 2015

ChangeTalks SF: Communications for Social Good – Telling the Right Storyfavicon-400x400-cc1c8b25 (1)

feat. Wendy Cohen, September 2015


IFP Conference: Issue Meets Art: Creative Potential in Social Issue Documentaries

feat. Christie Marchese, September 2015

tifflogo 2Toronto International Film Festival: Your Film Can Change the World… If the Right People See It

feat. Christie Marchese, September 2015

the-WrapThe Wrap: Toronto Film Festival Enlists Bill Hader for Doc Conference

feat. Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, August2015

indiewire-logo-150x150IndieWire: Toronto Film Festival Adds Industry Speakers

feat. Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, August 2015


ReelScreen: TIFF 15 – Kilmurry, Kickstarter Board Doc Conference

feat. Picture Motion & Christie Marchese, August 2015

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Change.org: Big Screen Storytelling for your Biggest Campaign Ever

Webinar with Wendy Cohen, August 2015

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IDA: Journalism, Web Docs Are Key Topics at AFI Docs Conference

feat. Picture Motion & Heidi Nel, June 2015

DJwOaPq5_400x400 2Variety: AFI Docs: Filmmakers Get Savvier About Fueling Social Change

feat. Picture Motion & Heidi Nel, June 2015

indiewire-logo-150x150IndieWire: Reality Checks: These Film Festivals Want to Change the World

feat. Picture Motion & Heidi Nel, June 2015


RealScreen: Special report: Making movies that make an impact

feat. Picture Motion, June 2015

Screen Shot 2015-06-04 at 11.57.20 AMFilm+Music: The Golden Age of Documentary: A Conversation with Wendy Cohen of Picture Motion

feat. Wendy Cohen, May 2015

14291_527640477247782_551190696_nMedium: Going Beyond the Cocktail Party: How Hollywood & Washington Can Together Catalyze Change

by Heidi Nel, April 2015

Screen Shot 2015-06-04 at 11.50.07 AMOchre: Measuring Impact: Just How Does Film Drive Change?

feat. Picture Motion, March, 2015

sxsw logoSXSW: Innovations in Impact Filmmaking

feat. Christie Marchese, March, 2015

523580_10151087282166456_1013984866_nNew Leaders Council: Entertainment and Progressive Action

feat. Wendy Cohen, March, 2015

14291_527640477247782_551190696_nMedium: The Boom Age of Documentary

by Darcy Heusel, February 2015

indiewire-logo-150x150IndieWire: Guest Post: Should There be a Best Female Director Category at the Oscars?

by Christie Marchese, February 2015

uvaUniversity of Virginia: The 21st Century Weapon of Mass Construction, Collaboration and Innovation

feat. Heidi Nel, February 2015

Screen Shot 2015-06-04 at 11.37.37 AMWashington Life: 2015 Young & the Guest List – Washington’s 40-and-under movers and shakers

feat. Heidi Nel, February 2015

NOI RootsCamp: Tribeca Film Institute & Picture Motion Co-Presented Impact 1545964_10151909992182462_1215098363_nFilm Series

feat Heidi Nel, December 2014

1908140_10153085907581130_3196107908725253220_nThe Huffington Post: Their ‘Hunger Games’ Are Our ‘Food Chains

by Christie Marchese, November 2014

11038090_940981989255565_3179417351263863316_nDOC NYC: Social Action Filmmaking From Story to Action

feat. Christie Marchese, November 2014

indiewire-logo-150x150IndieWire: Here’s Why Social Impact is More Important for Documentaries Than Ever Before

feat. Picture Motion, Christie Marchese and Darcy Heusel, October 2014

Screen.Shot.2015.06.03.at.6.04.57.PM (1)Guth Gafa International Film Forum: Promoting Your Film at Grassroots Level: Impact & Social Engagement Panel

feat. Christie Marchese, October 2014

10507001_804840256238433_4681230289687771686_oCareer Contessa: Heidi Nel Profile

feat. Heidi Nel, October 2014

IndieWire: ‘The Homestretch,’ Documentary About Homeless Youth, Gets Multi-Platform Releaseindiewire-logo

feat. Picture Motion, September 2014

TFITribeca: Digital Marketing and the New Audience

feat. Christie Marchese, September 2014

independent logo_750.jpgIndependent Magazine: How Picture Motion Mobilizes Indie Film Audiences to Take Action

feat. Christie Marchese, July 2014


POV: 10 Secrets for Making the Most of Your Film’s Broadcast Premiere

by Alexandra Pearson and Megan Ryan, May 2014

hot-docs-logoHot Docs: Docs Change People, People Change the World

feat. Darcy Heusel, April 2014

politico_logoPolitico: Heidi Nel Joins Picture Motion

feat. Heidi Nel, April 2014

MarketplaceLogo_Aug_2013Marketplace (American Public Radio): Sea World Celebrates 50 Years Amid Animal Care Concerns

feat. Christie Marchese, March 2014

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SXSW: Innovating Engagement for Social Change

feat. Christie Marchese, March 2014

10441044_335626083290512_8999703723394687713_nOn Level Ground Film Festival: Kidnapped for Christ

feat. Wendy Cohen, February 2014


Business Insider: 30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30

feat. Christie Marchese, February 2014


Athena Film Festival: Workshop for Dawn Porter’s film TRAPPED

feat. Christie Marchese, February 2014

Screen Shot 2014-02-10 at 3.17.15 PMMedia Psychology Review: A Theoretical Approach to Media Social Action Campaigns

feat. Picture Motion, February 2014

TFITribeca Film Institute: Picture Motion Presents Moments of Impact in 2013

feat. Picture Motion, January 2014

indiewire-logoIndiewire: “The Crash Reel” Releases BitTorrent Bundle with Exclusive Content

feat. Picture Motion, January 2014

youtube_logo-square Panel: Sundance 2014 YouTube’s Make Your Voice Heard Panel

feat. Christie Marchese, January 2014

STF - square.fullStranger Than Fiction: Distribution Advice for 2014

feat. Picture Motion, January 2014

thetoolboxPeter Gabriel’s The Toolbox: Social Entrepreneur Spotlight

feat. Christie Marchese, January 2014

TFITribeca Film Institute: Engagement 101

feat. Christie Marchese, November 2013

Philanthropy NYPhilanthropy New York: Changing the Narrative about Black and Latino Young Men Through Media

feat. Darcy Heusel, November 2013

deadlineDeadline.com: Specialty Box Office Preview

feat. Darcy Heusel, October 2013

camdenCamden International Film Festival: Story to Action Panel

feat. Christie Marchese, September 2013

artsdemocracyArts & Democracy: From Media to Action: Creative Engagement and Organizing Strategies

feat. Darcy Heusel and Allie Hoffman, July 2013

TFITribeca Film Institute Live: Podcast

feat. Darcy Heusel and Allie Hoffman, July 2013

sundanceSundance Institute, Artist Services: How to Pull Off a 10 City Screening Tour in Less Than Two Weeks

by Megan Ryan, June 2013

huffpostliveHuffPost Live: “Do Documentaries Rely Too Little on Filmmaking?”

feat. Christie Marchese, March 2013

IFPlogoIFP: Producer Robert Profusek on Building Buzz at Slamdance

feat. Picture Motion, February 2013

social-media-weekSocial Media Week Panel: How Films Create Social Change

feat. Christie Marchese and Wendy Cohen, January 2013

TFITribeca Future of Film: Building Film + Social Partnerships: What 10×10 and Half the Sky Did Right

feat. Allie Hoffman, November 2012

netrootsNetroots Nation Panel: BULLY: From Movie to Movement

feat. Christie Marchese, June 2012