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with Magnus Wennman July 14th-15th 2018
For still photographers at all levels who wants to improve their skills in video, sound and visual storytelling.
Students will be able to choose to work with video or still photo together with sound.
Students will be given an assignment that we will present at the end of the workshop
Who is Magnus Wennman?
Born in Sweden in 1979, Magnus Wennman has been working as a photojournalist since the age of 17 when he started his career with a local Swedish newspaper, DalaDemokraten.
Magnus has worked in more than 80 countries, covering everything from the US election to the refugee crisis in Africa, Middle East and Europe.
The five-times Photojournalist of the Year has won more than 70 awards, including five World Press Photo awards, all in different categories. He was named by the Red Cross as its Journalist of the Year for 2017.
He is now gaining a reputation as a filmmaker as well as a photographer. His short film Fatima’s Drawings, where a now safe refugee child reflects on her escape through her drawings, won the best digital storytelling award at Visa D’or in Perpignan in 2016.
He has had numerous exhibitions, with his most recent, Where The Children Sleep, having toured 17 countries around the world. He has also exhibited in the Capitol building in Washington DC and in the United Nations building in New York.
Materials: Students will need a DSLR camera that can record video, a laptop, a sound recording device. (most smartphones have sound recording) and a software for editing your video. A tripod is recommended.
Addressed to: Professional photographers and students
Date: 14-15 July 2018
Time: 10.00 am-1.00 pm/2.30 pm-6.00 pm
Where: Fortezza del Girifalco, Cortona
Number participants: min 8 – max 15
Cancellation: Once the payment has been made the amount will not be reimbursed, unless the teacher is absent or if the minimum number of participants is not reached.
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