MediaStorm Curates Final Evening of LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph

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MediaStorm curated an evening of compelling and innovative short films based on the Worth Watching series for the last evening of the 2016 LOOK3 Festival in Charlottesville, VA. When curating our selections, we have tried to offer the audience both a geographical voyage and an emotional journey. The work we’re sharing will take you from China to San Francisco, from Mexico to Memphis, and from Chad to San Diego. You will laugh, raise your fist in solidarity and want to get your hiking gear ready for your next adventure. For those of you that couldn’t join us at the live event, MediaStorm is excited to share with you a playlist including all of the films that were shown at the screening, as well as a few additional films that didn’t make it into the presentation due to time constraints. LOOK3 is a photography festival, founded by former National Geographic photographer Michael “Nick”…

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Eddie Adams Workshop Deadline June 3

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The 29th Eddie Adams Workshop will accept submissions until June 3. This tutiton-free workshop is led by photojournalism's top photographers and editors. It will be held October 7 - 10 in Jeffersonville, New York. To apply to the Eddie Adams workshop, you must be either a student or a professional with less than 3 years of experience. For more information please visit:  

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Chad Stevens Documentary Overburden Screening in NYC

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MediaStorm alum Chad Stevens will be screening his documentary Overburden as part of the New York Wild Film Festival. The film will be shown Saturday January 30th at 1:30 p.m. For more information, please visit the festival's web site: About the film: After a mine explosion kills her brother, a pro-coal activist joins forces with a tree-hugging grandmother to take down the most dangerous coal company in the United States. Lorelei, fighting to stop mountaintop removal, launches a campaign to build wind farm. Betty, who lost her brother in the disaster, joins Lorelei’s fight to bring justice and economic diversity to the coal fields of Appalachia. Director Chad Stevens presents the determination of the pair as they balance the town’s economic need for coal with its devastating impact.

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@EverydayIncareation Accepting Submissions

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Since we’ve been making Fight Hate with Love, we’ve had the privilege of meeting amazing people working on projects that aim to get to the stories behind the statistics of mass incarceration. A prime example is @EverydayIncarceration--a collaborative Instagram feed that tells visual stories about the impact of 40 years of mass incarceration in the United States. Check it out. In addition to the intimate nature of the imagery and stories, one of the most stunning elements of the project is its commitment to explore a participatory approach towards storytelling. In that vein, it is seeking submissions from people who have been impacted by incarceration at some point, in some way. Here are the details: @EverydayIncarceration is now accepting submissions of images, videos and stories that talk about the effects of incarceration in America that are not often discussed in mainstream media. Photographers need not be established professionals. Individuals from diverse backgrounds…

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Magnum’s Photography Expanded Symposium

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Magnum Foundation and Parsons The New School for Design are pleased to announce the third annual Photography, Expanded Symposium. This one-day event will present innovative documentary storytelling and emerging ideas in digital media and journalism on social justice issues. Presentations and panel discussions will feature: Andrew Beck Grace & Alex Wittholz, After the Storm Katy Scoggin, CITIZENFOUR Marek Tuszynski, Exposing the Invisible Elaine Sheldon & Sarah Ginsburg, She Does Podcast The event takes place Sunday, November 1, from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm. The New School University Center 63 Fifth Avenue New York, NY Reserve your ticket here.

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