participatory video

ComDev Asia conducts Training on Participatory Video Production and Sharing

ComDev Asia, a regional initiative that promotes Communication for Development (ComDev) in the Asia-Pacific region, held a training on Participatory Video Production and Sharing to enhance the capacities of practitioners, development workers, and family farmers, and their organizations to appropriate and apply basic notions for the participatory use and sharing of video for development purposes.

Webinars on participatory video for social change

A series of online workshops on Participatory Video (PV) will occur from May 2014 to January 2015, organized by Open University (UK), InsightShare, Web Gathering and Open Cinema.  The events encourage the participation of researchers, activists and development workers to explore avenues for improving collective practice in PV for social change. The aim is to enrich networks and build greater quality, ethical practice and effective training in PV. In these sessions, the

This is not a video camera: Chris Lunch at TEDx

Chris Lunch is a participatory video specialist and enthusiast, a modern day alchemist in the field of international development. He believes in the power of combining technology with participation to shift awareness, galvanise communities and unleash hidden energy for positive individual and collective change.  “This is not a video camera” features the the topsy turvy world of participatory video – where the subjects of a film become the directors; where passive recipients of

FEMSCRIPT Participatory Video to Empower Women

The FEMSCRIPT project was designed to empower women in the Niger Delta to make their voices heard in the public arena and highlight women’s human rights issues through participatory video. Led by Media Information Narrative Development (MIND), in collaboration with Stichting FLL from the Netherlands who conducted the participatory video training, the project was supported by CORDAID and the Netherlands Embassy in Nigeria. The project included training, the provision of