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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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“Afghan Dreams” Screens at American University

WASHINGTON, DC, 31 March 2015 — Our new film about four Afghan law students — all young women — who overcome all odds to compete in an international competition on legal arbitration will screen on Wednesday 8 April at American University’s School of Communication. Join us for “Afghan Dreams,” a story about determination and grit […]

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March 29 Panel on Freelancers at Risk

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 March 2015 — Don’t miss the March 29 panel discussion with veteran freelance correspondents, and media managers, discussing how to manage risk when working overseas. This event is sponsored by American University’s School of Communication and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP […]

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Raise Your Voice With Internet Marketing

http://videojournalismworkshops.com, BANGKOK, Thailand, 15 December 2014 – So you’ve finished your video. Now, what do you do with it? How do you get it out there, in front of people, so it can have an impact? To answer these questions, I Skyped designer and Internet marketer Bruce Jones into the third day of our workshop […]

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Raise Your Voice With Optimal Sound

BANGKOK, Thailand, 14 December 2014 – As I say frequently during my Backpack Documentary classes at American University as well as the Video Workshops that I conduct around the world, sound is the heartbeat of documentary. It is so important that viewers often will forgive images that are slightly out of focus or improperly composed, […]

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Tbilisi Tour of Old and New

TBILISI, Georgia, 24 May 2014 – The old section of this city is a rich blend of old and new. Heading out to the eastern city of Gurjaani on Monday for another three-day workshop. I’m in Georgia at the invitation of the U.S. Embassy to give a series of workshops, presentations and discussions with professional […]

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