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Archive | July, 2012

Setting up a multimedia company: Simone Scholtz and ZAZU

Simone Scholtz, who graduated with the MA in 2011, is developing plans for a new multimedia company in Africa. The project is led by Felix Masi, a former photojournalist from Kenya’s The Standard Group of Newspapers who is currently a documentary photographer/filmmaker based in Congo-Kinshasa. Andrew Esiebo, a potojournalist/filmmaker based in Nigeria and Ken Oloo, a US-trained film […]

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Berta Tilmantaite’s “The River Runs Back” wins another prize

Berta Tilmantaite, who completed the MA last year, has been awarded another prize for her project “The River Runs Back.” Berta’s 9 minute video, which examines the transformation of the Yongding River near Beijing, was announced as a winner of the TV category in the WASH Media Award. The WASH Media Awards recognise and support the crucial role of media in raising […]

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World Press Photo Multimedia research project directed by David Campbell

David Campbell, who runs the research modules for the MA, is directing a major new research project on multimedia for World Press Photo. Under the auspices of the World Press Photo Academy and supported by the FotografenFederatie (Dutch Photographers Association), the project will map the global emergence and development of multimedia in visual storytelling, especially photojournalism. Findings […]

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