Eleven groups of young people from Greece, Aphghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, met in “The Life of Others” Story Doc laboratory of film - making, within the framework of the Ann Lindgh Foundation program. Groups from Attica, Thessaloniki, Patra, Rhodes and Tilos met in the cultural center of the City of Athens in the area of Petralona, and worked upon the development and progress of their ideas with their instructors and tutors, Marcos Gastin (directing), Giannis Xirouhakis (film makinf and sound), and Kostas Spiropoulos (research and script). There was also a skype - emeeting among groups in Rhodes, Tilos and Thessaloniki. Mr Xirouhakis and Spiropoulos coordinated a second seminar in the Experimental School of Thessaloniki on the 30th of November.
This is a program of producing short lenghth documentaries, it is an international project of STORY DOC, in cooperation with the Anna Lindh Foundation and the support of the greek Ministry of Culture. It is taking place in five countries, Greece, Malta, Algeria, Morocco and Palestine.
Aim of the program: The program is aiming at producing short documentaries or video narrations, created by young people between 16 - 26 years old, telling the story of others within the same country, from a different cultural, social and religious background.
Program of the educational Story Doc Institute in cooperation with the Organization of Culture and Athletics of the City of Athens.
The Aim of the program is the creation of small duration or narration documentaries with the participation of young people of 16 - 28 years old. The subject of the documentaries shoyld concern issues fron the history of the city of Athens of the last 50 years, the city of Athens and its greater area, documentaries of 5 - 15 minutes duration.
Read carefully the analytical program and see the application form on read more......
-Παράταση υποβολής αιτήσεως συμμετοχής έως 12 Σεπτεμβρίου- ώρα 16.00.
Ήδη συμπληρώθηκαν οι 15 θέσεις ανέργων που θα παρακολουθήσουν το σεμινάριο δωρεάν.
The project is awarded by the Anna Lindh Foundation.
Leader of the project: History Doc/Greece
Partners (NGOs/organizations): Aditus/Malta, A.M.C.A/Morocco, Young Palestinian Filmmakers Society/Palestine and Institution of Artists/Algeria.
The aim of the project is the production of 10 short documentary films made up by youth in 5 countries: Greece, Malta, Palestine, Morocco and Algeria with the theme "The life of the others".
Applicants can be young men and women at the age of 16- 28 who live in Greece without any exception. Greeks, foreigners, immigrants, refugees, members of religious or ethnic minorities are welcome in the program.
15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival starts tonight.
Numerous films had participated for development and contact the Market at Storydoc workshops and pitch sessions directed by Tue Steen Muller and Mikael Opstrup and organized by Kostas Spiropoulos and Chara lampidou:
The StoryDoc seminar/workshop-2nd session taking place in Leipzig between the 30th of October and the 1st of November was concluded with resounding success. The tried and tested team of StoryDoc tutors coached a talented group of promising filmmakers coming from diverse regions such as Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The subjects of the proposals submitted were equally diverse and interesting.