Never Coming Home book launch and update

Beginning in the summer of 2004, photojournalist Andrew Lichtenstein and audio producer Zac Barr began interviewing American families who had lost a loved one in Iraq. Their stories, along with intimate photographs of the military funerals and the families, are told in Never Coming Home, originally published on MediaStorm in 2005. Previously seen in many major media publications, Andrew's award-winning images are now available in a book compilation, published this fall. The book launch for Never Coming Home will be on Monday, October 29, 6:30-8:00pm, at The Bubble Lounge, 228 West Broadway, NYC. Additional stories from the project will be premiering that day on MediaStorm.

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Call for applications: Documentary Workshop in the Mississippi Delta

Barefoot Workshops has announced a call for applications for a 2 Week Documentary Workshop in The Mississippi Delta, beginning February 17th, 2008. This 2-week DV workshop is designed for photojournalists who are looking to make the move to videojournalism and the web, new documentary filmmakers who want to launch their careers in web and television documentaries and for those with experience in some aspects of filmmaking that are looking to expand their skill, understanding and mastery of the whole process.¬†Producers, cinematographers, editors and writers with narrative experience who are considering working in non-fiction filmmaking are also encouraged to enroll. This workshop is ideal for working professionals who want to develop important skills, which will allow them to work with other filmmakers. ¬† Students will learn all aspects of the process including the importance of the still image, DV camera, compact lighting methods, field sound, field editing and how to weave the story.…

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VII Photo Fall 2007 Seminar

VII is holding their 2007 Fall Seminar at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, November 3-4, with optional portfolio reviews on Friday, November 2. Join the VII photographers and their special guests for two intense days of new work, multimedia, photographer presentations, panel discussions, and practical training sessions. VII has also joined forces with the Slideluck Potshow team to create a seminar-specific evening event, whereby attendees can also show off their work alongside the VII photographers and other leading photographers from the region. Guests/Speakers will include Kent Kobersteen, Stephanie Sinclair, Jessica Dimmock, Marcus Bleasdale, and Boogie, among others.

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Multimedia Seminars at PhotoPlus Expo

For anyone attending the PhotoPlus Expo this week in New York City, there are a few seminars focusing on multimedia you might want to attend. Anatomy of a Photo Project: From Stills to Multimedia- Ed Kashi and Julie Winokur Date/Time: Thursday, Oct 18 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Description: Over the past decade Ed Kashi and Julie Winokur have collaborated on numerous projects that move beyond still images to result in cross-platform media, including Aging in America, an eight-year project that resulted in a book, exhibition, documentary film and Web treatment. This seminar shares their inspiring stories, discusses the implications of our changing media landscape and reveals how multimedia creates new opportunities for the visual storyteller. Implicit in this seminar is the understanding that still photography is the centerpiece of this form and that keeping the essence and unique values of still photography alive are part of the purpose of these endeavors.…

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MediaStorm Wins Emmy for Outstanding Documentary for Broadband

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MediaStorm's Kingsley's Crossing by Olivier Jobard, is the recipient of the 2007 Emmy Award for Documentary/NonFiction for Broadband. MediaStorm's BLOODLINE: AIDS and Family by Kristen Ashburn was also nominated in the same category. Other nominees included: - Being a Black Man - Contamination and a Crusade - Crisis in Darfur Expands Frontline - France: Soundtrack To A Riot Pictured from left to right are Robert Browman, Brian Storm, Elodie Mailliet and Eric Maierson. Pamela Chen, part of the team that produced BLOODLINE: AIDS and Family, was unable to attend. Image by

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