PicMo Press & Events

Empire State Department Media Center: The New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development Announces Second Annual Pitch NY Event to Promote Diverse Voices in the Entertainment Industry

eat. Christie Marchese, October 2017

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