Civil society organizations, activists and opinion leaders who want to use documentary film as a means of expression and a tool to raise public awareness, as well as to encourage participatory and critical thinking about urgent issues in society, are invited to register for the INTERACTION workshop organized by Moldox Lab, which will take place from 19 to 25 June 2023 in Cahul.
About the workshop:
In the INTERACTION workshop, you will learn how to produce quality audio-visual material for the online environment, how to use filming equipment, get to know video editing software, but most importantly, how to do storytelling so that you can most convincingly represent the cause you are fighting for and be the voice of the people who need the support of funders, partners and the general public.
During the process you will be guided by Croatian-German mentor Denis Pavlovic and you will work closely with a film editor to make a short film on a social topic.
Last but not least, you will have the opportunity to interact with experts from the international film industry present at the Moldox Documentary Film Festival for Social Change, to get better acquainted with young members of civil society and enjoy the rich programme of the festival.
Who can participate?
Activists, representatives of NGOs or civil society organizations, professionals in human rights and other fields, media representatives, documentary filmmakers, volunteers, and anyone who uses or is interested in using film as a tool to promote social change are encouraged to participate.
Participation in the workshop is free, and places are limited.
Participants will organize their own transportation to Cahul, the organizers will provide meals and accommodation in twin rooms during the workshop.
How to apply?
To register, please send us your film idea by filling in the application form available below by the 17th of May 2023.
About the mentor:
Denis Pavlovic, German filmmaker, will be your mentor this year in exploring the documentary film as a work and change tool. Pavlovic has made over fifteen documentary and fiction films and has eleven years of experience behind the camera. He studied video and film at the Merz Academy in Stuttgart and in 2015, he graduated from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Film Academy in Germany. The subjects that inspire Pavlovic relate to global revolutions, social and personal change, and the individual’s struggle for a better life. His latest works include the documentary films “Traffic” (2019, screenwriter and director), “City gaps” (2018, screenwriter and director), and “Barriers” (2017, screenwriter and director).
- Language of instruction: English;
- Application deadline: 17th of May 2023;
- Number of participants: 6-8;
- Level: intermediate.
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