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‘DaangDokyu’ film fest masterclasses co-presented by EngageMedia

At this year’s DaangDokyu: A Festival of Philippine Documentaries, EngageMedia co-presents two documentary masterclasses and a roundtable discussion on the state of Philippine media. The festival proper is divided into six main sections, in which select Filipino films are grouped and screened according to the following weekly themes: Martial Law, Ecology, Nation, Taboo, Localities, and Futures.

COVID-19 Manila Media Frontliner Video for Change

Shooting COVID-19: Media frontliners in Manila

Almost two months into the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon province, uncertainty and fear loom over the streets of Manila as dissatisfaction with the Philippine government’s COVID-19 pandemic response grows. Despite this, video journalists like JL Burgos continue to take risks and pursue stories from marginalised communities to create films that call for a better society after the pandemic.

Saraen Hin, from the Kreung indigenous people in Cambodia, shares his insights after the first day of the workshop. Yerry Borang of EngageMedia facilitated this session. (Photo by Mona Sihombing)

Video Workshop for Indigenous Voices in Asia Network

The video workshop was a follow-up to a half-day mobile videography session that EngageMedia led last April 2019 in Chiangmai during IVAN’s regional gathering. Owing to the success of this session, EngageMedia and AIPP collaborated to design a more comprehensive video advocacy workshop. The topics included Storytelling for Advocacy, Design Principles, as well as Video and Editing Fundamentals.

Updated Handbrake Tutorial and Other Video Compression Resources

We look at this effort as a fulfillment of our mission to demystify technology, especially those relevant to changemakers working on the ground. However technical (or geeky) it may appear, video compression’s importance is growing, given the demand for video both offline and online.

King Catoy, Video For Change Coordinator, at the Good Pitch India 2018 summit held in Mumbai, India.

EngageMedia At Good Pitch India

King Catoy, our Video For Change Coordinator, recently attended the Good Pitch India 2018 summit held in Mumbai, India. He shares his experiences.