June 13-15 2014

A unique opportunity for Los Angeles cause-driven nonprofits to tell their stories. 11 non-profits are randomly paired with 11 filmmakers who write, produce, shoot, and edit a short film in just 48 hours!

Here are videos from the 2014 festival:

5 Gyres Institute

Non-Profit Team: Anna Cummins, Lisa Kaas Boyle
Filmmaker: Scott Ryan

Designed Giving

Non-Profit Team: Jacqueline Hurwitz, Sherrie Berger
Filmmakers: Rhoda Robinson, Geza Kiss, Chester Whitmore, David S. Robinson Hicks

Enrich LA

Non-Profit Team: Shana Baiz
Filmmakers: Melanie Lim, Ryan Bautista, Myrrh Raguro

Friends in Deed

Non-Profit Team: Donna Byrns, Joseph Rene
Filmmaker: Jae Shim

Heal One World

Non-Profit Team: Skye Kelly
Filmmakers: Chris McKee, Lindsay August Salazar

Jubilee Consortium, Episcopal Urban Intern Program (*Judge’s Award ~ Honorable Mention)

Non-Profit Team: Jaime Edwards-Acton, Payton Høegh
Filmmaker: Nicky Keros

Keep a Breast Foundation (*Judge’s Award ~ 1st Place)

Non-Profit Team: Shaney Jo Darden, Luis Mendoza
Filmmakers: Warren Lam, Alex Costello, Anna Sonenshein

National Health Foundation

Non-Profit Team: Judy Canto
Filmmakers: Ion Beroiz, Ivan Leon

Stay tuned, video coming soon!

reDiscover Center

Non-Profit Team: Mary Beth Trautwein, Marni Gittleman
Filmmakers: Tina Carbone, Stephanie Couture

The Riordan Programs, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Non-Profit Team: Maria Cossio, Roxanne Mendez
Filmmakers: Dean Ishida, Tomoko Kamimoto

Sierra Club, My Generation Campaign (*Audience Award)

Non-Profit Team: Marta Stoepker, Allen Hernandez
Filmmakers: Tim Alexander, Vanessa Paul

2014 Spark Change Film Festival Community Screening

Sunday, June 15
7:00-9:00 pm
WeWork Hollywood
7083 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Interested non-profits, filmmakers and sponsors please email



2014 Sponsors


2 Laemmle Theater

2014 Partners


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