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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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The Chinese Student Experience in the UK

You Zi is a collaboration between photographer and MA graduate Gemma Thorpe, and David Forrest an academic at the University of Sheffield in the UK. The project aims to explore and illustrate the experiences of Chinese students studying at The University of Sheffield. Thorpe and Forrest are maintaining a blog that will illuminate the dialogues […]

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Graduates scoop the Dali international multimedia awards

The River Runs Back from Berta upe Tilmantaitė on Vimeo. Graduates of the MA International Multimedia Programme did exceedingly well in a recent international multimedia competition. Run by the Dali International Photography Festival, the 2011 competition attracted entries from all the leading Chinese media organisations as well as many international sources. In the Features section, […]

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Robin Fall – multimedia work in China

Many graduates seize the opportunities provided by the MA program to stay on and practice their craft in China, and Robin Fall is one such case. Robin now lives in Beijing and is shooting almost exclusively for NGOs.  He recently completed a calendar for the Bethel orphanages, and is doing other project with Handicap International as well […]

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