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 […]
Archive | July, 2012
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 […]
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 […]
Adam Dean, MA graduate and occasional instructor, has won a Gold Award in the 2012 Prix de la Photographie (PX3) for his coverage of Ang Suu Kyi’s return to political life in Burma.
MA course director Dr Dave Clark works as a multimedia journalist for The China Daily, and is always looking for ways to get his stories distributed across new platforms. Rural China is a free iBook available through iTunes to take advantage of the new publishing opportunities opened up by the iPad.
Tracey Shelton, a student on the 2011-12 MA programme, is a correspondent for The Global Post. In March her video report on Libya rebels was aired on the prestigious American news program, the Public Broadcasting Services Newshour.
Rustom Seegopaul (MA 2011) has had his final video project – “Waiting for Rain: Beijing’s Water Crisis” – screened at the 2012 Reel Water Film Festival in Maryland.
Berta Tilmantaite, who completed the MA last year, has been awarded joint third prize in the 2012 Digital Heretics Journalism Award for her project “The River Runs Back.” Berta’s 9 minute video examines the transformation of the Yongding River near Beijing. It has also been published, with associated photographs, in The Geographic Magazine.