Our Next President's American Dream
Looking beyond the election. Will the concerns of Trump voters be addressed? by President Trump? by future leaders of the Democratic party? Airing on Politico Magazine.
Learn to Earn?
Are technical education programs making a difference in the lives of people seeking a vocation with a future? Four personal stories complement New York Times reporting.
Degrees of Difficulty
Most college students don’t fit the traditional image. A waitressing single mom, a sales assistant, a policeman, and two veterans film their college stories and take them to Washington. A USA TODAY video feature.
Open Society Foundations asked Purple States to help a grantee organization tell its story. The video was used to advance human rights in Ukraine, including the rights of transgender individuals.
Five citizens follow the campaign and try to make sense of what they hear from politicians who still dominate the political landscape. The series aired with Washington Post coverage of the election.
Five ordinary Americans on the campaign trail challenge politicians and each other. A multi-part series of op-ed videos complemented New York Times election coverage.
Purple States producers travelled to Moldova to teach a family how to film their story for a media campaign about young people who are returning to their families from state-run institutions.
Five Years Left
Vignettes that capture the circumstances of life in ten countries. What is at stake when world leaders deliver on or fail to keep their commitment to meeting the Millennium Development Goals?
World Without Walls
A grand experiment in global self-filming: 192 regular people in 192 countries turn a camera on their own lives.