Oil pipelines create a walkway for this young woman through the village of Okrika, in the Rivers state, Nigeria on June 24, 2006. ©Ed Kashi/VII

Ed Kashi — The Fundamentals of Video Storytelling for Photographers 

THREE-DAY WORKSHOP IN ARLES, FRANCE
JUNE 29 – JUNE 30 – JULY 1
900 US DOLLARS PER PERSON

In this three-day workshop, participants will gain valuable insights into creating videos and marketing them for multimedia, NGOs/ Foundations/ Non-Profits, and editorial content. Short films, feature documentaries and experimental video storytelling will be presented and discussed. 

Attendees will learn essential techniques for transitioning their photographic skills to the world of video, focusing on capturing compelling scenes and crafting engaging narratives in linear video storytelling. The workshop will emphasize the theoretical aspects of video production, highlighting the importance of shot selection and sequence creation to effectively communicate a story. Ed will also demonstrate examples of experimental and non-linear videos. 

By the end of the workshop, photographers will have a solid foundation in the principles of video storytelling and a clearer understanding of how to diversify their services and branch out into the growing field of video work. 

Language: English
Skill Levels: All
What to Bring: Work samples: Bring your work samples on your laptop, a drive to transfer to the instructor’s laptop, or provide links for sharing with the class; Camera (optional): If you have operational questions or want to shoot something to review during the workshop, feel free to bring your camera. 

The price for this three-day workshop includes access to a closed lecture with James Nachtwey and a private reception on the evening of Sunday, June 30, at the Alexandra Boulat Campus.

Enroll before Sunday, June 9, at 23:59 CET.

Please ensure that you have read and agreed to our terms and conditions before enrolling in this workshop.
Portrait of Ed Kashi. © Kristin Reimer

Ed Kashi is a renowned photojournalist who uses photography, filmmaking, and social media to explore geopolitical and social issues that define our times. He is also a dedicated educator and mentor to photographers worldwide and lectures frequently on visual storytelling, human rights, and the world of media.

He has covered topics as diverse as the impact of oil in Nigeria, the protestant community in Northern Ireland, the lives of Jewish settlers in the West Bank, the impact of an aging society through his groundbreaking project, Aging in America, climate change, the plight of Syrian refugees, and the global epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease among agricultural workers. A sensitive eye and an intimate and compassionate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his intense and unsparing work. A member of VII Photo since 2010, Kashi has been recognized for his complex imagery and its compelling rendering of the human condition.

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