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.
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 […]