TRANSFORMING CHILDREN’S LIVESTHROUGH FILM
Shine Global gives voice to children and their families by telling stories of their resilience to raise awareness, promote action, and inspire change.
Shine Global Announces ‘Name Me Lawand’ as Winner Of 2nd Annual Children’s Resilience in Film Awards
Shine Global announces Name Me Lawand as the winner of their second annual Children’s Resilience in Film Awards in Los Angeles.
Shine Global Partners With U.S. Congresswoman Veronica Escobar For Historic Immigration Reform Event In Washington, D.C.
Event on September 26 to also feature directors and clip from the documentary film “Home Is Somewhere Else,” and representative Nanette Barragán (CA-44) with the support of the American Federation of Teachers.
Shine Global announces president of DreamWorks Animation Margie Cohn, former pro football player and Project Transition founder Marcellus Wiley, and social media sensation Graceyn Hollingsworth as honorees for the 2023 Children’s Resilience in Film Awards
Home Is Somewhere Else won the Ariel Award for Best Animated Feature at the 65th Ariel Awards, the most prestigious recognition for Mexican cinema, also known as the “Mexican Oscars.” Directed by acclaimed filmmakers Carlos Hagerman and Jorge Villalobos, the film provides a window into the hearts and minds of immigrant youth and their undocumented families.
Heartland Film’s Indy Shorts Announces Winner of a Spotlight on Children’s Resilience with Shine Global
This year, Shine Global and Heartland Film partnered to present the Spotlight: Children’s Resilience with Shine Global program and the Children’s Resilience in Short Film Prize. This award, presented by Shine Global, includes a $2,500 cash prize and was awarded to “Ayenda” by Marie Margolius (United States, Portugal, Afghanistan).
Who we are
Shine Global is a non-profit media company. We produce inspiring films and compelling content about underserved children and their families. Through tailored distribution and outreach, we connect with our audiences in communities, classrooms, museums, and on Capitol Hill as part of a powerful engagement campaign to encourage social change.
Shine Global aims to harness the power of documentary film as a dynamic force for positive change by creating a full outreach and engagement campaign for each of our films.
Our Latest Films
Shine Global’s mission is to give voice to children and families by telling stories of their resilience to raise awareness, promote action, and inspire change.
Home is Somewhere Else
An animated feature documentary providing a window into the hearts and minds of immigrant youth and their undocumented families. This 2D feature “animentary” features three personal stories about immigrant youth to highlight the complexities and challenges they face today. Voiced by the actual children and their families, the stories are woven together by spoken word poet Lalo “El Deportee.” Currently in Production
In Homefront, three children of veteran families cope with the emotional impact of having a wounded parent, navigate the unique challenges of visible and invisible injuries sustained during military service, and together journey toward collective healing. Now streaming on HBOMax.
In this short doc, unlikely allies in Richmond, VA partner to transform the juvenile justice system and stop mass incarceration. It follows three teens currently being held in a Richmond, VA detention center who participate in a local arts organizations’ program to deliver their powerful, authentic messages to the public, law enforcement, and government officials using their art, including a virtual reality jail cell they’ve helped create. Now screening in schools and communities.
- Shine Global Announces ‘Name Me Lawand’ as Winner Of 2nd Annual Children’s Resilience in Film Awards
- Shine Global Partners With U.S. Congresswoman Veronica Escobar For Historic Immigration Reform Event In Washington, D.C.
- Shine Global Announces 2023 Children’s Resilience in Film Award Honorees
- Home Is Somewhere Else Wins Ariel Award for Best Animated Feature