Edward Clift, Ph.D. President,
“The Media Policy Center (MPC) holds as its central tenet the belief that media builds communities. The projects produced by MPC have an impact far beyond their immediate showing– they motivate audiences to act and in the process reinvent the social importance of media. Harry and Dale, the principals of MPC, were a pleasure to work with in launching the innovative masters degree in media for social justice at Woodbury University. They are as passionate about education as they are about the media’s role in transforming society. We need more producers to take such an active role in creating meaningful narratives from the dynamic ever-changing world around us. More than ever, it seems that our representations define both who we are and who we hope to be.”
MPC strives to inform, challenge, and ultimately engage a responsive citizenry and to encourage full and meaningful engagement across the political, social, and economic spectrum.
- Functions as a non-profit production center
- Explores issues of public policy, education, healthcare, community, civic engagement and the environment
- Serves as home to PBS specials and educational outreach projects
- Creates and produces innovative, multi-platform media and educational curriculum
- Offers graduate degree programs with selected universities
- Sponsors and hosts national and international seminars, conferences and forums for social change
- Informs, challenges, and ultimately ENGAGES a responsive citizenry
Media Policy Center’s award-winning television and new media productions empower audiences to build and improve their communities. MPC provides the online support and outreach tools to foster change. From environmental sustainability and health care to social justice and education, MPC is dedicated to leveraging media for positive social change.
MPC’s First Production
Harry, Host Kevin Spacey, and Dale at MPC’s Production Production of The Motion Picture Television Fund’s Benefit Concert in Los Angeles
View Harvey Korman and Tim Conway skit from the event
Dale Bell &
“We work towards positive social change by using our media skills to create televised and coordinated multi-media projects that are meant to empower those members of our society who seek to improve their lives and their communities.”
Our Media Model
The intellectual (and video) capital we create in digital media for any project or subject is dynamic and organic, ever evolving into new platforms: from video, we derive transcripts from which interactive websites, books, digital libraries of shorter modules, educational curricula, and localized issue-based town hall meetings are lated produced… we call it trans-media.