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Essential Manual 2nd Edition

PASTO, Colombia, 20 June 2013 — I’m delighted to announce that my Essential Video Journalism Field Manual, 2nd Edition, is now up on, and available at, Amazon.com. This edition includes information on how to use your cell phone to make powerful films, as well as an entirely new section by J. J Bruce Jones on […]

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AU-Pulitzer Fellowship Info Session

WASHINGTON, 2 March 2016 — We’re holding an information session today on the AU-Pulitzer Center Student International Reporting Fellowships to be awarded this year. Applications are due before midnight 31 March 2016.  

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Bridge Runner in Ecuador

http://videojournalismworkshops.com SARAYAKU, Ecuador, 28 June 2015 – We arrived in Sarayaku after a five-hour canoe ride down the Bobonaza River. I was struck by the foot bridge that members of the community use to traverse the waterway. It’s a noisy, squeaky, shaky, sketchy affair — and a gift for any filmmaker. On it I was […]

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Fishing on Bobonaza River

SARAYAKU, Ecuador, 1 July 2015 – This is one of the more extraordinary scenes I captured during my three-week visit to the Ecuadoran Amazon. Here, in the autonomous, indigenous region of Sarayaku, Kichwa Indians of the seven communities that make up the region join a fishing expedition on the Bobonaza River. Members of the communities […]

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Bangkok Workshop #4 Launches

BANGKOK, Thailand, 21 May 2015 — Bangkok Backpack Video Journalism Workshop #4 opened with a “here’s what it looks like” screening of “Chain Gang,” the first piece I did when I began practicing this craft. It has served me well ever since. For more information about my live or online workshops, see http://videojournalismworkshops.com/live and http://videojournalismworkshops.com, […]

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Just 10 Days Left to Register for Video Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 10 May 2015 — Just 10 days left to register for the June 4-7  Video Workshop With Bill Gentile in Washington, DC. Registration closes at midnight on Wednesday 20 May 2015. At this four-day immersion in the craft of video storytelling, you learn to: – Articulate story ideas. – Capture powerful images and […]

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