The Alliance

Our members are telling stories, showcasing and distributing creative media, building technology, developing young leaders, strengthening movements, shedding light, and changing lives.

Click around these pages, learn more, and get involved. You’ll discover that The ALLIANCE members are some of the most talented artists and effective community organizations in the world.

Thank you to our awesome new and renewing members!

(For our complete member directory, click here)

Ali Hart (San Francisco, CA) is a creative producer and media strategist who has worked on a range of issues from climate change to local economies to Internet privacy and has consulted with nonprofits and startups on engagement strategy.

Renewing member! Chelo Alvarez-Stehle (Malibu, CA) is reporter and documentary filmmaker with almost 20 years of experience exposing stories of sexual exploitation and trafficking around the world.

Fiona Cashell (Dublin, Ireland) is an artist working at the intersections of photography, video, sound, painting, drawing, and poetry who has exhibited most recently in Germany and Senegal, with an upcoming exhibition at the Ghetto Centro d’Arte e Cultura in Italy.

Renewing member! Mobile Film Classroom (Los Angeles, CA) is a production studio-on-wheels that travels throughout Los Angeles County bringing digital media instruction to at-risk and underserved youth.

Renewing member! Sahar Driver (San Francisco, CA) is a San Francisco-based scholar, media strategist, and educator who has worked in media since 2002, with stints at SF Community Access TV and Active Voice.

The School of Arts, Communication & Media at Salt Lake City Community College (Salt Lake City, UT) offers opportunities for students looking to study film, photography, music, visual art, dance, theater, communications, design, and more.

Vicki Callahan (Huntington Beach, CA) is a media activist and scholar. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts in the Division of Media Arts + Practice and has previously written for The Alliance.

Whitney Baker is the Web Design and Production Manager for the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (Durham, NC) and was also recently accepted to the university’s Computational Media Arts and Cultures PhD program.

Xandra Castleton (Berkeley, CA) is a screenwriter and independent film and television producer whose work has premiered at film festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, AFI, and Rotterdam. She is an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco.

Renewing member! Youth FX (Albany, NY) empowers and inspires young people in the capital region of New York through digital film and media arts.

Zootown Arts Community Center (Missoula, MT) is a nonprofit arts community center offering all-ages arts education towards fostering sustainable community development and promoting accessible, life-enriching art experiences for Missoula residents and visitors.

Get a square on the Mosaic! Members—submit photos, bios, and tweets via this Google form.