Filmmakers today have to be their own production companies, PR agencies, and distributors. Columbia Journalism School alum Salima Amina Koroma, class of 2013, exemplifies the way young filmmakers have taken control of all aspects of producing a documentary. (more…)
Suchitra Vijayan is a writer, photographer and a political analyst. She is currently working on “The Borderlands”, a project that documents stories along India’s borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Burma. (more…)
In October of 2012, Mo Scarpelli and Alexandria Bombach travelled to Kabul thinking they would make a short film about freedom of press (or lack thereof) in Afghanistan.
They were only there for two weeks, but “The story blew up in our faces,” said Scarpelli. What they saw was an emerging free press in the war-torn country, and a handful of Afghan journalists behind it. (more…)