News

“Freelancers at Risk” at AU

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 March 2016 — Don’t miss this event on Sunday, April 10, at American University, between 4 pm and 5:30 pm. We are featuring Jason Motlagh, Kara Andrade and Trey Yingst, all of them seasoned journalists. They will discuss problems — and solutions — to freelance reporting in foreign countries as well as […]

Continue reading

“Vanishing Groundwater” at AU

WASHINGTON, DC, 21 March 2016 — American University’s School of Communication and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting are co-sponsoring this event on Wednesday 23 March on the disappearing groundwater upon which so much of humanity depends. Join us for this special event, which is free, open to the public and includes a reception just […]

Continue reading

Backpack Video Journalism Workshop in May

WASHINGTON, DC, 20 March 2016 — We will conduct a Backpack Video Journalism Workshop in Washington, DC, on May 12-15. Join us for this four-day immersion in the Visual Storytelling Language. Go to http://billgentile.com/live-workshops for details. Use the code word, VJWLIVE, for the $100 Spring Discount! Use the code word, VETERANVJW, for the $200 Veteran’s […]

Continue reading

Backpack Journalism at Bogota Event

BOGOTA, Colombia, 12 March 2016 — I delivered a 40-minute address on using cell phones to make documentaries, in an auditorium full of journalists at the IX Encuentro of Investigative Journalism in Bogota, Colombia, See http://www.epicdr.org. Terrific event, and am honored to be here. I’m conducting a three-hour workshop this afternoon. (Photo by Janine Warner) […]

Continue reading

“Through Their Eyes” at Morgan State

BALTIMORE, MD, 9 March 2016 — Students and instructors at Morgan State University watch “Through Their Eyes,” an award-winning documentary that my wife, Esther, and I made about six American University (AU) students studying in Cuba in Fall 2011. (While the audience watched the film, I worked the computer to advance my classes at AU […]

Continue reading

“Afghan Dreams” Wins at Las Cruces Film Fest

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 March 2016 — Our film, “Afghan Dreams,” won the jury award for Best Documentary Short at the Las Cruces International Film Festival in Las Cruces, New Mexico. (Photo by Bill Gentile)  

Continue reading

Archives