At Civic Studios we create original content
as well as offer financial, research, and creative
support for stories in the space of civic entertainment.
In-house development and
production, as well as
co-production of projects
that fit the studio’s goals.
Qualitative and quantitative
audience research as well as
impact planning and
evaluation services for
In order to build research,
talent, and a community
around civic entertainment,
the studio hosts and
organizes workshops and
events specific to this genre.
2 to 12 month residential or
remote fellowships for
research and/ or content
creation on subjects relevant
to civic entertainment.
Through these media pieces, we hope to:
- Improve awareness about the law
- Provide best practices and strategies
on using the law
- Build state capacity to implement the law
- Engender greater knowledge and interaction
for citizens to work with the judiciary in
We are currently working on various shortform and
long-form media pieces across fiction and non-fiction
focused on our 2020 theme:
Improving the implementation of Gender
laws in India, with a focus on the
Domestic Violence Act of 2005.
Extensive secondary research as well as primary field research was
carried out across Mumbai, Pune, and New Delhi to understand the
problems and solutions to the implementation of the Domestic
Violence Act 2005.
We have gathered detailed video, audio and
text content from over 100 interviews with
victims of domestic violence, police officials,
lawyers, judges, medical workers, non-profits,
and issue experts.
AN INSIGNIFICANT MAN
The first is the non-fiction drama ‘An Insignificant Man’,
released in theaters in India in 2017, that documents the
story of political leader Arvind Kejriwal and the transition
of an activist movement to the Aam Aadmi Party.
CONSTI-TUITION SEASON 2
The second is a non-fiction show called
‘Consti-tuition’ – Season 2, produced by Newslaundry
and aired on their YouTube channel in early 2019. It is
focused on simplifying parliamentary procedures and