Local/Global in Documentary Films: Effectiveness of Advocacy Media

Ross Lenihan and Ben Sampson, Co-Producers

Ben Sampson, Editor

Author bio:

Ross Lenihan is a second year Masters student in Cinema and Media Studies at UCLA. He completed his BA in Film Studies at UC Berkeley in 2007, before working as the lead researcher and production assistant for the Citizen Engagement Laboratory (CEL), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that seeks to organize issue and identity-based communities through digital media and technology.  His current research focuses on American guerrilla documentary film and its relationship to new digital media.

Author bio:

Benjamin Sampson is a PhD student in Cinema and Media Studies at UCLA. His research interests include industrial analysis, marketing studies, audience segmentation, and visual essays.