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Nick Kozak wins Missouri Photo Workshop award

Nick Kozak, a graduate of the MA/IMMJ predecessor course on photojournalism, has won ‘The Spirit of the Workshop Award‘ at the 63rd Missouri Photo Workshop. The award “is given annually to a photographer who not only creates an exceptional body of work throughout the week, but also one who totally embraces the philosophy of MPW, […]

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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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Rethinking the famine story: a multimedia series on food insecurity

Famine has been conventionally associated with Africa, and portrayed visually through stereotypes. As in recent media coverage of the crisis in East Africa, photographs of starving children with fly-blown faces, removed from their context, remain common. MA course leader Dr Dave Clark, working as a multimedia journalist for China Daily, set out this summer to […]

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The challenges of being a war photographer – Adam Dean in The Guardian

Adam Dean was one of 17 well-known photographers interviewed in The Guardian’s 18 June 2011 feature on war photography. Adam spoke about his experience working in the immediate aftermath of the December 2007 bomb that assassinated Benazir Bhutto: I was very much a novice when I took this. I’d just finished a master’s in photojournalism and thought […]

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MA Photography graduates exhibiting work

Nick Kozak and Gemma Thorpe, two graduates from the MA/IMMJ predecessor course, have had their work exhibited recently. Nick’s street photography has been published on the Toronto-based Boreal collective site, while Gemma’s Transition project is showing at The New Art Gallery, Walsall, until 18 June.      

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The End of Newspapers and Future of News

Australian futurist Ross Dawson will be hosting a short discussion at Beijing Foreign Studies University on 19 May to discuss the changing media environment in China. Ross Dawson is well known for his formulas to predict a newspaper extinction timeline around the world which currently estimates the end of printed news in metro China to […]

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