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.
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Biel Calderón Rincón graduated from the MA last year having completed a final project “The Little Big Project.” Biel embraced a range of different platforms to deliver his story, and the project is available on Vimeo, Storyplanet and as an iBook. Biel was interviewed this month for the Top Photography Films blog.
Alice Carfrae, one of the 2012-23 IMMJ class, has had her photographic project “Tin Girls” – covering the trafficking of women in Nepal – featured in the January 2013 Inge Morath magazine.
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 […]
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.