KABUL, Afghanistan, 5 January 2014 — A bicyclist cuts his way through early-morning traffic and the thick dust that blankets Kabul. I used a telephoto lens to compress elements in the image, and to enhance the appearance of the smog-like substance.
http://videojournalismworkshops.com, WASHINGTON, DC, 28 December 2013 — Seeing is remembering. This is one of the main points that Cecilia Arregui makes in her film about a man trying to preserve the memories of the neighborhood in Montevideo, Uruguay, where he grew up. Cecilia produced this film during my recent Backpack Video Journalism Workshop in Montevideo, […]
http://videojournalismworkshops.com, WASHINGTON, DC, 28 December 2013 — This is Florencia Traibel’s film about my recent workshop in Montevideo, Uruguay, about the people and about the products. Florencia chose to cover the five-day event as her workshop project, partly as a way to explain the overall experience. Click HERE to watch Florencia’s film. It’s an interesting […]
WASHINGTON, DC, 28 December 2013 — This is another of the films produced during my recent Backpack Video Journalism Workshop in Montevideo, Uruguay. Maria Garcia produced this story about Uruguayans who are returning to their home country after having spent years abroad, mostly Spain, looking for economic opportunity. It’s a microcosm, really, of the broader […]
http://videojournalismworkshops.com, WASHINGTON, DC, 23 December 2013 — One of the most interesting films made during our recent Backpack Video Journalism Workshop in Montevideo, Uruguay, was done by Juan Marra about a young man who paints the sidewalks near his home in an effort to brighten up the neighborhood. This is just another example of how […]
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, 14 December 2013 This is the final video produced by Pablo Castro at my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop in Montevideo. It’s about a slightly eccentric bookseller in the nation’s capital. It’s also about visual style, narration and musical background, all unique and defining characteristics of Pablo’s film. All of them combine to […]