Writer/producer Sarah Watson (“The Bold Type”) opened the Atomic Storytelling workshop with a quote from the film “Dead Poets Society" meant to inspire students to look at writing with an authentic and emotional perspective: “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”
HH&S Director Kate Folb moderated a panel titled “Better With Age: Growing Older on TV” at the eighth annual ATX Television Festival on June 9.
Hollywood, Health & Society and Ploughshares Fund held a special screening of the season finale for the hit CBS series "Madam Secretary," followed by a discussion on real-life nuclear threats.
Hollywood, Health & Society and the Writers Guild of America, East held a panel titled “Repro Writes: Abortion on TV Needs More Choices,” on Thursday, April 12 at the Guild’s headquarters in New York.
Our panel event featuring writers and producers, “Telling LIfe Stories: Crisis and Care at the Beginning, Middle and End,” drew a full house to the WGAW to explore the issues of TV's portrayals of older adults, aging and health care.
HH&S, together with the World Bank, presented a series of activities at the 13th annual Morelia Film Festival on effective storytelling to advance public health and pro-social topics.
How do TV health storylines affect us? When a significant health or climate change storyline with a strong call to action is scheduled to air, HH&S frequently works with the show to examine the impact of the storyline on viewers’ knowledge, attitudes, and behavior.