Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy
1st to 8th of July 2011, Galway, Ireland
Call for Applications is now open!
The program director is Nick Danziger, our colleague and friend. Bruno and I support his work in the field of human rights photography and documentary filmmaking!
Following the success of last year, The Huston School of Digital Media, NUI Galway, together with the Irish Centre for Human Rights, will host the second annual Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy in Galway this July. The summer school is organized by the same team behind the well known Venice Summer School in Cinema and Human Rights, which ran from 2005-2008.
Other facilitators will include Professor William Schabas, director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, Rod Stoneman, director of the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, Christopher Hird, a central figure in independent documentary making in the UK and representative of WITNESS, an international human rights organization that raises awareness of human rights violations through the use of video and online technologies.
Elements of the summer school will include information on the fundamentals of human rights, how to raise awareness of human rights on camera, the development of ideas and how these ideas should be pitched.
For more information visit the website