NOOR Images and the Nikon France Pro Department are pleased to announce the 12 participants selected for the 2017 NOOR-Nikon visual journalism workshop – Developing your Transmedia & Long-term Project with Pep Bonet and Kadir van Lohuizen.
The participants, six male photographers and six female photographers from 10 different countries, were selected from over 60 applicants. We thank all the candidates for sending us their applications and portfolios. The selected twelve are:
Marjan Kochak Yazdi
The workshop will take place in Bayeux, France, from 3 to 7 October, coinciding with the Rencontres Prix Bayeux-Calvados prize meeting and festival for war correspondents. Organized since 1994, this an annual event that pays tribute to and brings together journalists working in precarious conditions whom enable the public free access to information.
During the five-day program, NOOR photographers and agency co-founders Pep Bonet (ES) and Kadir van Lohuizen (NL) will share key insights, experiences and tools to help workshop participants develop their own long term transmedia projects. The program includes one on one portfolio reviews with each tutor, group editing sessions, along with presentations and discussions covering everything from transmedia project conception, budget development and production, to collaboration and dissemination. Tuition and meals during the workshop are free through the generous support of Nikon France.