REM’s principal, Bob Madey, is a New York based media maker & educator with a background in filmmaking, anthropology, behaviour change communications & cross cultural education.

Recent Work View portfolio

InsideClimate News (ICN)

InsideClimate News commissioned REM to produce its’ 10 year anniversary gala event “curtain raiser” and complimentary promotional and fundraising social media video assets. read more

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Partnering with the Vaccine Confidence Project at the LSHTM, REM collaborated with academics, health professionals, government ministries, community leaders, and media professionals to conduct field research, interview stakeholders and document the role of rumors, politics, “fake news”, and the media, on government decisions to halt 2015 Ebola vaccine trials in Ghana, West Africa. read more

Opening Message: UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Japan, 2015

UNISDR, the UN’s focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction, commissioned REM to produce their opening ceremony video. read more

United Nations: Delivering as One

As part of the UN’s "Delivering as One" efforts, REM was commissioned to produced a "curtain raiser" for the UNDG’s 'Delivering Together in a Post-2015 World' conference, held in Istanbul. read more

14th St. Y Profiles

Over the last several years, we've been working with the 14th Street Y to develop their online fundraising campaigns, as well as their gala event videos.The "14th Street Y" is part of Educational Alliance. read more

The Courtyard of Colegiata del Salvador

A video interpretation of artist Nathalie Handal's poem" The Courtyard of Colegiata del Salvador", this piece was produced for her 2012 collection, "Poet in Andalucia".

Pathfinder International/USAID

An advocacy video for Pathfinder International highlighting their USAID funded efforts to bring reproductive health & family planning services to the world’s most underserved communities.

Bob's commitment to media as a tool for change and his deep capacity to successfully work within & across cultures has led him on a journey around the world. As a media-maker, educator and strategic communications advisor; he’s been committed to using multi media for promotion, education and advocacy. His lens has focused on subjects as diverse as environmental justice, improvisational folk theater of North India, and the worldwide polio epidemic. A creative problem solver with a strong capacity to work in challenging conditions, Bob has broad experience in developing and designing strategic multimedia tools for a diverse list of international clients and organizations.
As an educator he has taught media production and media literacy workshops to a range of students for high schools, universities, government and non-government organizations. After completing a three-year residency as a university lecturer/producer at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji, Bob returned to New York to launch REM Communications.
Bob has received grants to pursue his work from the IAA, Experimental Television Center, AUSAID, Pacific Leprosy Foundation, USP, amongst others. His programs have been screened at US and international film festivals, distributed and broadcast in the US and internationally, and can be found in the libraries of universities across the US.
While consulting for a variety of clients, he continues to produce his own media projects and has embarked on his most inspiring undertaking to date, his son, Julian Robert.