In this episode, Christine Schindler catches up with Gemma Thorpe and Nathan Gibson. Gemma is a graduate from the MA in Photojournalism at Dalian, and Nathan, a new graduate from Beijing's IMMJ just this year. Previously they worked in a collective together in Sheffield, UK, and now they are pursuing their own projects here in China, Gemma on football fans, and Nathan who has just completed his final MA project on an ethnic group in the far reaches of Northeast China.
In this episode DJ talks with MA graduate and Multimedia journalist Christine Schindler about the new MA in Hangzhou, the students they have attracted and what they can hope to get out of the next two years. In the news IBC has finished and there are a few new productucts that have come to light including a new everything in one mini documentary camera.
DJ goes solo again discussing the process of ripping up the rule book and rebranding of his VLOG, Drone and Phone. The show can be found on Youtube at https://youtu.be/C8mBXDj5F6E. In the news DJ discusses the updated Mavic Pro, a new POV camera from Sony and a major upgrade to the excelled Ricoh Theta 360 camera.
In the second in the series of DJ talking shop, he speaks about multicam shooting and editing. In the show he mentions a video he recently worked on but as we publish this it is not available yet. We will update this page with a link once it goes live.
Here is the video I am speaking about - https://youtu.be/GrX2R7bZcQk
DJ hosts alone to discuss his audio setup and how to get the best audio while working alone on assignments.
In the show he mentions moving with the camera while doing interviews - have a look here for a good example https://youtu.be/Zz5zEZFBi6A. He also mentions a recent interview for Time Magazine which you can find here https://youtu.be/8H4OKXlv6eo.
At the end he recommends Lut Gallery from Color Grading Central https://www.colorgradingcentral.com/lut-gallery/ and the simple but effective Katana carrier for the Mavic Pro https://www.polarprofilters.com/products/katana.
- Suchitra @suchitrav
- Benjamin @duckrabbitblog
- Souvid Datta: Photography, plagiarism and the politics of grants, by Suchitra Vijayan http://www.suchitravijayan.com/archives/923
- LensCulture and the Commodification of Rape By Benjamin Chesterton on Peta Pixel https://petapixel.com/2017/05/01/lensculture-commodification-rape/
- Shaken Photojournalism Industry Questions Itself After Souvid Datta Scandal http://time.com/4772234/souvid-datta-question/ (MMW enjoyed Fed Ritchie’s commentary in this article)
- Where do we go from here? A wake-up call for visual journalism in the “post-factual” era https://witness.worldpressphoto.org/where-do-we-go-from-here-8cf1131e23db (In case you wanted to hear more on Fed Ritchin’s thoughts on ethics and moving visual journalism forward
- Representing the Majority World by D J Clark http://djclark.com/index.php/representing-the-majority-world-famine-photojournalism-and-the-changing-visual-economy/
It’s our 100th episode and to celebrate we have podders past and present talking about the future of multimedia journalism. David Campbell, Yan Cong, Sharron Lovell and DJ Clark sit and discuss.
In the episode we all recommend one podcast, here are links to those recommendations.
- EP80 - Matthew Powers & 'NGO Journalism' - http://www.multimediaweek.net/e/ep80-matthew-powers-ngo-journalism/
- EP56 - Jonah Kessel & Online Video Journalism http://www.multimediaweek.net/2015/12/06/ep56-jonah-kessel-online-video-journalism/
- EP88 - Depth of Field showcasing the best photojournalism from China http://www.multimediaweek.net/e/ep88-depth-of-field-showcasing-the-best-photojournalism-from-china/
- EP70 - Interview with Jonathan Worth http://www.multimediaweek.net/e/ep70-interview-with-jonathan-worth/
After a week of Las Vegas madness the dust has settled on this year's NAB show and Multimedia Week looks back on all the new gear that was announced that is useful for single operator multimedia/video/visual journalists. We talk with Emmy award winning video journlaist Chuck Fadely who was at the show reporting for newsshooter.com. To see Chuck's videos and other news shooter staff's work head over to http://www.newsshooter.com. Follow Chuck on Twitter @NewspaperVideo.
D J Clark discusses VR, 360 video and the making of Asia's Ailing Heritage Sites with Marc Lajoie. In the news DJ catches up from the last few weeks and looks forward to NAB.
See the project being discussed at https://projects.asiaweekly.com/asias-ailing-heritage/
Matthew Cassel, a filmmaker and multimedia journalist based in the Mediterranean region, discusses his six-part short form documentary series, “The Journey,” commissioned by Field of Vision and the New Yorker, which follows a Syrian family separated by war as they try to reunite in Europe.
The University of Bolton’s, Beijing based, International Multimedia Journalism Programme kindly sponsors this podcast. See more at www.immj-ma.org