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Friday, November 2, 2012

Digital Communications Workshop - Powerful Storytelling with a Video Camera: Basic Principles, presented by Franco Sacchi, do

This session provides a framework and guidance to help students plan and accomplish effective video documentation of development experiences and topics.   Principles are illustrated by examples drawn from DevCom’s filmmaking.   Franco Sacchi is a documentary filmmaker and teacher.  His film, Waiting for Armageddon, is in theatrical release and his This is Nollywood was featured at the 2007 Arusha Technology, Entertainment, Design Global Conference.   A long-time Mentor at DevCom, he is also a Visiting Artist at Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging Arts.  Catherine Rielly, experienced development economist, teacher, DevCom Executive Producer, is the President of Rubia, a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop economic opportunities through craft heritage, to support education, and to promote health and well-being for Afghan women and their families.
Charles Mann is a development economist with extensive field experience, 7 years in Turkey, followed by many years in Africa.  Now retired from a career with the Harvard Institute for International Development and The Rockefeller Foundation, he is the founder of www.DevComWorkshop.org , an organization created with filmmakers to help students use video effectively for development and also to produce documentaries about development in Africa and Latin America.  

  • Location:
    Weil Town Hall, Belfer Building, Lobby
  • Date:
    Friday, November 2, 2012
  • Time:
    2:10 PM

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