NPPA: Convergence ’09

The 2009 NPPA Multimedia Immersion Seminar in Las Vegas will be an intense, five-day, hands-on training experience for visual journalists looking to expand and grow their multimedia skillsets. Our focus is on mixing photos, video and audio content and editing them into multimedia presentations. Our previous students have ranged from multiple Pulitzer Prize Winners, Best of Photojournalism winners, the current White House Photographer, academics, editors, students, working professionals and freelancers all looking to supercharge their careers.

NPPA: Convergence ’09

News Entrepreneur Boot Camp

May 16 – May 21, 2009

University of Southern California / Annenberg School for Communication

The Knight Digital Media Center in partnership with USC Annenberg School for Communication, the Center for Communication Leadership and the Online Journalism Review is accepting applications for its special News Entrepreneur Boot Camp to be held May 16-21, 2009, in Los Angeles. This intense one-week boot camp is designed for 12 competitively selected digital entrepreneurs with great ideas for community news and information initiatives in the public interest. Topics to be covered include:

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UNC Multimedia Bootcamp

UNC Multimedia Bootcamp
May 17-22, 2009
http://bootcamp.jomc.unc.edu/

The 8th annual UNC Multimedia Bootcamp will be May 17-22, offering a one-stop opportunity to re-tool and gain skills needed to be competitive. This intensive, weeklong workshop is designed for professional journalists who want to explore various forms of multimedia storytelling and how they work together to create a cohesive package.
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The Art of the Opening

The folks over at The Art of The Title are doing us a great service by providing insight into some of cinema’s artful and powerful openings. If  you know me, then you know how passionate I am about the first 10 seconds of anything you produce. While most of the examples are based on typography and not merely images there is still a wealth of knowledge for the hungry and passionate multimedia producer. Do yourself a favor and check it out.

2 Week Documentary Workshop

2 Week Documentary Workshop in The Mississippi Delta
Start Date:  February 15th, 2009

This 2-week DV workshop is designed for photojournalists who are looking to make the move to videojournalism and the web, new documentary filmmakers who want to launch their careers in web and television documentaries and for those with experience in some aspects of filmmaking that are looking to expand their skill, understanding and mastery of the whole process.  Producers, cinematographers, editors and writers with narrative experience who are considering working in non-fiction filmmaking are also encouraged to enroll.

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