Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Acclaimed Filmmaker To Hold Workshop On Video Documentary Production For Culture And Development Workers In Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (Mindanao Examiner / 27 Feb) The workshop, from March 30 to April 15, is special hands-on intensive course designed for culture and development workers who wish to study the art and craft of the video documentary as an information and communication tool.

Participants shall learn strong foundation skills through carefully crafted modules aimed at focused learning, hands-on production, and the opportunity to make fully-realized short video documentaries.

They are expected to learn story development, scriptwriting, directing, lighting, editing and sound recording with emphasis on values that lead to social and environmental responsibility, community capacity building and empowerment, sustainable growth, and lasting peace.

The Workshop runs from March 30 to April 15, 2007 with the following phases:

1. March 30, 31 and April 1: Lecture and seminar on video production
2. April 2 to 14: Video Production Project
3. April 15: Screening and analysis

Lecture and seminar will be held in Davao City. Participants shall then be divided into small groups. These groups shall decide on the topic that they want to tackle and produce the video which shall be assembled into a short documentary.

The workshop shall be conducted by Bidadali House with Gutierrez Mangansakan II as main lecturer and facilitator.

Mangansakan is a development worker, heritage conservationist and educator, and an award-wining documentary filmmaker. His documentaries have tackled issues on health, women, education, the Bangsamoro problem, and conflict mediation and resolution.

Workshop fee is PhP 3,200 (inclusive of modules, certificates and snacks).

For information, please contact: Gutierrez Mangansakan II, Bidadali House or e-mail: bidadalihouse@yahoo.com, morofilm@yahoo.com

Mobile: 0920.904.9336

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