- 18th Joop Swart Masterclass
Anastasia Taylor-Lind speaks about her latest story, The National Womb from Nagorno Karabakh, after participating in the 18th Joop Swart Masterclass.
- Anastasia Taylor-Lind discusses The National Womb with Canon Professional Network
The 18th World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass was held in early November, 2011 in Amsterdam. One of the 12 participants, VII Photo’s Anastasia Taylor-Lind, spoke exclusively to CPN on film about her Nagorno-Karabakh ‘respect’-theme project, The National Womb.
- Online Seminar | Facts and Fictions with Jessica Dimmock
Jessica Dimmock talks to Josh Siegel, Associate Curator of films at MoMA, about practical tips on filmmaking as well as insights on breaking into the independent movie scene. Q&A to follow. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, 12pm EST.
- Online seminar | Poetry in Motion with Seamus Murphy
Seamus Murphy talks to Brian Storm about his years as a journalist covering Afghanistan and world events and his recent move to making videos for the British music sensation PJ Harvey. Q&A to follow. Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, 12pm EST.
- Stefano De Luigi talks to World Press about the inspiration behind his investigation into the subject of blindness
During the Awards Days weekend, World Press spoke with Stefano De Luigi, photographer for Blanco, which won second place in the linear category, about the inspiration behind his investigation into the subject of blindness and how his photography resulted in a multimedia production.
- Seamus Murphy shares his thoughts on winning the World Press Award with CPN
During the 2011 World Press Photo Awards Days, held in Amsterdam on 6 and 7 May 2011, CPN took the chance to conduct filmed interviews with six out of the many Canon photographers who won awards in the 2011 World Press Photo Contest to find out about how they felt about their photographs winning in the prestigious international contest.
- Donald Weber discusses Fukushima on Picture Perfect VBS
In the second episode of Picture Perfect VBS goes on assignment with Canadian photographer Donald Weber to Fukushima, Japan to document the effects of the ongoing nuclear crisis.
- The Consequences of War
In a very personal interview with VII The Magazine, photographer Ashley Gilbertson, opens up about the effects of war on soldiers and their families, himself, and the country.
- Marcus Bleasdale’s portrait of a Congolese Symphony Orchestra on Need to Know
The news coming out of the Democratic Republic of Congo is almost relentlessly bad. Roughly five million Congolese people have perished in the nearly 12 years of ongoing fighting across the country. But it’s important to remember that even in the midst of unimaginable horror, people can — and do — flourish. As part of our ongoing collaboration with the VII Photo Agency, Need to Know brings you photographer Marcus Bleasdale’s portrait of one remarkable symphony orchestra that’s thriving in Congo’s capital city, Kinshasa.
- CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviews Donald Weber
Donald Weber discusses Chernobyl and Japan with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta. The Japan segment will air Saturday April 16, 2011 and Sunday April 17, 2011 at 7:30am.
- Donald Weber talks to The Globe and Mail about his images from the ‘exclusion zone’ surrounding the Fukushima nuclear plant
Q&A between Photo Editor David Lucas and Donald Weber. Images from the ‘exclusion zone’ surrounding the Fukushima nuclear plant.
- Anne Curry speaks with four New York Times journalists about being taken by pro-Gaddafi forces in Libya
Anne Curry interviews the four New York Times journalists who were captured by the Gaddafi regime earlier this month: Stephen Farrell, Anthony Shadid, Tyler Hicks and Lynsey Addario. The four were on the Today show talking about their capture by the Libyan military, and their six days in captivity.
- CNN’s Anderson Cooper speaks with four New York Times journalists about being taken by pro-Gaddafi forces in Libya
Anderson Cooper interviews the four New York Times journalists who were captured by the Gaddafi regime earlier this month: Stephen Farrell, Anthony Shadid, Tyler Hicks and Lynsey Addario.
- Ron Haviv discusses Cairo protests on msnbc.com
Meredith Birkett writes: Photojournalist Ron Haviv describes the difficulty of accessing the protest areas in Cairo, particularly because pro-government supporters are angry with the West and the media for focusing so much attention on anti-Mubarak forces. See the Skype interview below to learn more about how he got into the contentious area.
- Donald Weber shares tips on writing a grant application
Donald Weber estimates that he’s won $178,000 through grant funding over the past five years, including a bursary from the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Documentary Prize in 2006, and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 2007. He’s used the funding to create award-winning projects such as Interrogations, featured in BJP #7782. He tells BJP how photographers canwrite better grant applications, as part of BJP’s 11 Tips for 2011 series.