MediaStorm Founder to present at 2024 Xposure in United Arab Emirates

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MediaStorm Founder Brian Storm will be giving a keynote speech, holding a workshop and participating in panel discussion at the 2024 Xposure International Film Festival in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

The festival, which runs from February 28 to March 5, 2024, at the Expo Centre Sharjah, will feature more than 2,500 images on display by 400 globally-acclaimed photographers, and include more than 65 workshops and masterclasses and 45 talks by experts in visual storytelling.

The events Storm is participating in are scheduled as follows:

March 1: Workshop – From Stills to Video with MediaStorm
This workshop provides an overview of multimedia storytelling approaches while engaging participants in discussing the most appropriate ways to create a multimedia story. Through real-world examples, Brian Storm will share tips and techniques to improve reporting and editing and discuss the most effective tools for specific jobs.
15:00 – 18:00 local time
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March 2: Talk – Storytelling @ MediaStorm
Storytelling opportunities continue to evolve as a result of technological innovations and an expanding media universe. How can the long-form, in-depth visual storyteller satisfy both their journalistic and financial needs in this environment? See how some of the top photojournalists have redefined their storytelling capabilities to include audio reporting and an eye towards publication in multiple media. Their work is capturing acclaim around the world in a time when reader’s attention spans are running short.
15:45 – 16:25 local time
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March 3: Panel Discussion – Mystery of the Pitch
The Key to Unlocking Creative Commissions. In a dynamic panel featuring producers, agency creatives, commercial directors, and DOPs, we unravel the enigma of the pitch. This crucial element can determine the fate of film, commercial, or documentary projects. Learn the anatomy of a successful pitch, the role of a pitch researcher, and why clarity, creativity, and concise representation of vision are paramount in persuading brands and agencies.
14:10 – 15:00 local time
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Xposure is geared towards still photographers who want to include audio and video in their storytelling.

– Learn more about Xposure and register here: Xposure International Photography Festival