Turn Your Film Into a Campaign at American University

WASHINGTON, DC, 24 January 2015 — What to do with your film once it’s finished? In conjunction with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, American University’s School of Communication is hosting award-winning British filmmaker Callum Macrae for a screening of his film, “No Fire Zone.” After the screening, Macrae will discuss how he’s turned the […]

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What Camera Do You Use to Make Videos?

WASHINGTON, DC, 11 January 2015 — It’s one of the questions that I most often get from students: “What camera do you use?” And the answer is always the same: “It depends.” Take a look at this video, which attempts to answer the question in a more specific manner. Click HERE to watch. These are […]

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Raise Your Voice and Win a Field Manual

WASHINGTON, DC, 7 January 2015 — We call sound “the heartbeat” of the videos we produce. Whether you’re using a sophisticated camera with two XLR inputs for sound, an HDXLR or a smart phone, you have to understand how to use the gear to get optimal sound. For the Emmy Award-nominated “Afghanistan: The Forgotten War” […]

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“No Fire Zone” Screening/Discussion at American University

WASHINGTON, DC, 3 January 2015 — Award-winning documentary filmmaker Callum Macrae is on hand Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at American University for the screening of “No Fire Zone,” which tells the story of the final 138 days of the 26-year Sri Lanka civil war and sheds light on the government’s brutal military offensive that saw […]

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Raise Your Voice at Video Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 December 2014 — The power to raise your voice with video is at your fingertips. Learn to raise your voice about issues that are important to you, your family, your community and your country. Learn the secrets of powerful visual storytelling to participate in the international video dialogue. It is a pleasure […]

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Raising Our Voice With the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

WASHINGTON, DC, 22 December 2014 — American University now is a member of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’s Campus Consortium. As part of Campus Consortium Membership, AU and the Pulitzer Center will select two students for international reporting projects of their choice involving an underreported systemic issue. Each student fellow will be awarded $2,500.00 […]

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