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CreateCulture is a nonprofit organization with a mission to cultivate vibrant communities, neighbourhoods and economies through providing communication for development services such as effective storytelling, media production for social change, cross-cultural collaboration and civic education opportunities.
what we do
We have three approaches to implement change and provide services.
CreateCulture Films
Production of effective media content for social change
CreateCulture Education
Design and facilitation of workshops, civic education projects and e-learning programs
CreateCulture Together
Collaboration & networking sessions, workshops and events, cross-cultural exchange projects
and participatory placemaking

Check out what we've been up to
CreateCulture Films
CreateCulture Education
CreateCulture Together
Films and Media
The City Film
The documentary tells a story of active citizens from Belarus who decided to improve their cities and implement community initiatives within the first Belarusian TV-show for social change The City Show. Season 1. Participants, experts and organizers discuss the philosophy of participatory placemaking, the origins of motivation and challenges that active people could meet during their project development.
Produced with cooperation with GreenMedia Production.
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Ghana, USA
Agoro Documentary
Agoro in Akan means play. In Ghanaian culture there is no separation from music, dance, and drama. It is all seen as one. The Composer, Paschal Yao Younge, and Choreographer, Zelma Badu-Younge, blended contemporary art forms with traditional African art forms. AGORO the Documentary aims to promote both the importance of health and wellness in the arts and the fusion of contemporary art with African aesthetics.
Athens County Community Challenge 2020
Community Collaborative Learning Project aimed to educate and motivate communities of Amesville, Glouster, Stewart and The Plains (Athens County) by providing Educational Online Platform. The platform is all about community building, creating social change, building social power, community engagement, and making ideas turn into projects. The Platform includes seven learning modules with practical tasks and video lessons, media library and practical guide.
Superheroes School/Creative City
The project aimed to educate civil society leaders to implement placemaking and community development projects and to build a new type of relations between local communities, activists, city government and local businesses. 6-months educational program included lectures, workshops, seminars, meetings with local and international experts, research, project design, implementation and evaluation
Networking, Pacticipatory and Cross-Cultural Projects
Meet us and our colleagues
Executive Team
Board of Directors
Nadzeya Ilkevich
Cultural management Jedi from Belarus with more than 10 years experience of changing the world and creating culture. Holds MA in Cultural Management and MA in Communications.
Gaone Manatong
Arts enthusiast and performer with MA in Communication and Development. Skills include writing, event management, programming, public speaking, communications and media management.

Quintin Schomaker
A passionate storyteller with enthusiasm for culture and social change. He uses intergrated media to produce various content. Holds Master's Degree in Communications and Development.
Bart Kuraga
Award-winning documentary filmmaker, VFX & 3D artist, editor and colorist. His experience and professional skill set includes all post-production stages from editing to motion graphic design.
Dr. Saumya Pant
Dr. Saumya Pant is an activist, a teacher, a mother and a woman who loves to teach and engage with students. Saumya has a PhD and Masters from Ohio University, focusing on communication for social change and interpersonal communication. She has scholarly interests in gender and health communication, communication for social change, critical cultural inquiry, transnational feminisms, and entertainment-education. She is a global expert in strategically integrating entertainment-education programs with community-based group listening and locally available health care services. She has worked on several projects funded by several international agencies, including Population Communication International and UNAIDS.
Dr. Matthew LeRiche
Matthew LeRiche, Ph.D., has served as a Fellow in Managing Humanitarianism at the International Development Department of the London School of Economics. LeRiche works as adviser on defense education supporting security sector reform programming. As an expert analyst of Sudan, South Sudan and East African political and security issues, LeRiche contributes to various publications, including the Huffington Post and Global Brief, and frequently comments on camera regarding African politics, development and security issues. He also has produced and written several documentary films about Sudan and South Sudan.
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