Introducing Movikarma



Jared Milrad, Founder and President

A Show For A Change, Inc.


Los Angeles, CA - February 21, 2019A Show For A Change, a socially conscious entertainment startup company, today announced that it will host an invitation-only launch event on Thursday, March 7th to celebrate its new streaming platform for social impact, movikarma. A unique, first of its kind streaming service, movikarma will transform entertainment into action, empowering audiences to support charities and content creators connected to the films and series they watch. Free from distracting ads and banners, movikarma will partner with leading influencers, non-profits, and brands to tell socially conscious stories and increase their social impact.

Confirmed attendees include actors Kiana Madani (star of THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA, opposite Al Pacino and Evan Peters) and Dasha German, Emmy-winning producer and bestselling author Brian Johnson (who has worked alongside Ariana Grande, John Legend, and many others), Oscar-nominated director Bryan Buckley (THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA, ASSAD), two-time NAACP nominee Angell Conwell (THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, ROSEWOOD), award-winning actor/producer Said Faraj (GREEN ZONE, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS), award-winning actor Kash Hovey, influencer Sam Greisman ( (son of actor Sally Field), actor Dasha German, influencer Jean Nasser, Levenbirds (rising pop-rock band in Los Angeles), and more to be announced. The Gail McKay Foundation (co-founded by award-winning actor Trevante Rhodes, star of BIRD BOX and MOONLIGHT) will also attend.

Kobe Bryant and Drew Brees will make a special video appearance in support of A Show For A Change’s premier non-profit partner, The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). Athletes Jeremy Poincenot and Megan Blunk will deliver live remarks.

In addition to appearances by numerous special guests, this invitation-only event will feature a red carpet, press availability, and exclusive demo of the movikarma platform. Hosted at WeWork in Century City, guests will also enjoy light refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, and discounted opportunities to join the WeWork community of innovators at

“We’re thrilled to share our groundbreaking vision of harnessing the transformative power of story to accelerate social impact,” said Jared Milrad, J.D., M.S., founder of A Show For A Change and former staff member for President Barack Obama. “Movikarma brings together filmmakers, influencers, non-profits, brands, and engaged audiences in new and impactful ways, and we can’t wait to give Hollywood a sneak peek of what’s to come.”

“As the host of The Dreamer Series, I see first hand the importance of dreamers and disruptors,” said bestselling author, speaker, and TV host Brian Johnson, who has worked alongside Ariana Grande, John Legend, Will Smith, Jessica Alba, Tyler Perry, and many others. “I am excited to see a transformative platform giving conscious content creators the opportunity to share their narrative and provide a convenient way for viewers to connect and support.”

“I’m proud to serve as an advisor to A Show For A Change and host this exciting launch event for Movikarma,” said Kiana Madani, star of THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA, opposite Al Pacino and Evan Peters. “As an actor and the daughter of Iranian immigrants, I love telling socially conscious stories. Movikarma will be the home for inspiring entertainment and impact - a positive platform for change that we need right now.”

“The individuals supported by our Foundation have incredible personal stories of overcoming adversity, taking risks and finding more in life through sport. These stories have been changing perceptions and motivating our supporters since our Foundation began 25 years ago,” said Laura Wolf Stein, Marketing Director, Challenged Athletes Foundation. “We are honored to be a launch partner with Movikarma. It is a unique opportunity to share these stories with new audiences and to help raise more funds to help people with physical challenges gain access to sports.”

About A Show For A Change

Founded in 2016 by Jared Milrad, A Show For A Change is a socially conscious entertainment company that changes the world through the power of story. Through its groundbreaking streaming platform for social impact, movikarma, and a global film festival that celebrates socially conscious films, A Show For A Change transforms entertainment into action.

Learn more about our current projects and monthly global film festival at

Learn more about movikarma and sign up for a free 30 day trial at

Website: Movikarma

Twitter: @movikarma

Instagram: @movikarma

Facebook: @movikarma

Hashtag: #movikarma




Jared Milrad, Founder and President

A Show For A Change, Inc.


WHO: Influencers, Hollywood industry leaders, filmmakers, non-profit and brand representatives.

WHAT: Invitation-only launch event of movikarma, a new streaming platform for social impact.

WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Reception w/Red Carpet and Press Avail: 6:30-7:15pm

Remarks and Platform Launch: 7:30-8:00pm

WHERE: WeWork Century City

10250 Constellation Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90067

Suggested Parking Location: Westfield Mall

Press and Public Entrance: On Constellation Blvd across the street from the Westfield Mall parking garage. Volunteers will help direct arriving guests.

HOW: Free and invitation-only. Guests can RSVP here, however space is limited. Press credentials must be requested by emailing no later than Wednesday, March 6th.