Berta Tilmantaitė is a Lithuanian multimedia journalist, specialising in photography and video. She’s a keen traveler and her visual stories from across the world focus on social issues, human rights, environment and the connection between human and nature. After graduation in 2011, Berta worked on a number of self-funded and commissioned projects and her photo […]
In October the UoB-BFSU International Multimedia Journalism MA Program held it’s annual graduation event. A total of 18 students graduated and the event was also attended by #IMMJMA alumni and partner media organisations such as China Daily and CGTN. Stacy Xue, one of our current 17/18 cohort caught up with some graduates and alumni to find out […]
Olga Stefatou, IMMJ graduate 2012, has had her film “Bataille pour la place Agios-Panteleimonas, Athènes” published on Le Monde Diplomatique.
Berta Tilmantaitė’s story on the Winter Road in Russia has been widely published, including on the cover of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian NatGeo magazines. It also featured in the Geographical magazine (UK) and Rhythms Monthly in Taiwan. The cover picture is picture of a local boy named Spiridon, who is deaf. He spends a lot of time with […]
Adam Dean, MA graduate and course tutor, has been awarded 1st Prize in the News category of the Press Photographer’s Year 2013 for a shot of Aung San Suu Kyi. The image will be exhibited with other winners at the National Theatre in London from 6 July and was also awarded prizes in this year’s Pictures of […]
From newsshooter.com an incredible story of people helping former student and award-winning visual journalist Tracey Shelton: Tracey Shelton was in desperate need of replacing her aging camera equipment to continue to report from war-torn locations such as Aleppo. After reading the post, two Columbia J School grads, Mayeta Clark and Nick Stone, set up a crowd […]
Tracey Shelton, a graduate of the 2011-12 program, has been honoured for her video work in Syria with two of the industry’s most prominent awards. Tracey, who is GlobalPost Senior Correspondent, was awarded the George Polk Polk Award for Video Reporting. The citation for the award says: Tracey Shelton of GlobalPost will receive the George Polk Award for Video Reporting for […]
Olga Papakonstantopoulou Stefatou, a graduate from the 2011-12 course, has had her final project shortlisted for the important One World Media awards. Olga’s story, Parched Homes, is a multimedia exploration of domestic violence against women in China.
Mishka Henner, a graduate of the program who studied in both the UK and China, has been awarded the prestigious International Center of Photography Inifinity Award 2013 for Art.
Michela Orlandi, a graduate of the 2012 class, has had her story on the growing number of suicides in Chinese small businesses published online by the Seattle Globalist.