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.
Mark Esplin – who is currently doing the MA International Multimedia Journalism – had his story on Tropical Storm Sendong featured on the influential foto8 site in April. Mark’s story takes a different tack in response to the storm’s devastation, focusing on the economic and social causes as well as the governmental response.
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 […]
Markel Redondo (a 2006 graduate of this University of Bolton course) has been named in the prestigious Photo District News 2012 list of “30 new and emerging photographers to watch”. You can see Markel’s portfolios on his personal web site, where you can also find his contact details for future assignments.
Global news was recently dominated by graphic video footage showing the final moments of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. This video was shot on a mobile phone by Libyan rebels, and procured shortly after Gaddafi’s death by MA/IMMJ student and Global Post reporter Tracey Shelton. Tracey has been working in Libya since May, writing, photographing and […]