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19
Apr

A Professional Photographer & Filmmaker’s Annual Costs

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Business · Multimedia · Nonprofits · Photography · Uncategorized · Video & Film

  We know many of you are involved in planning your nonprofit’s annual budgets. And we also know many of you are mystified about why photographers and filmmakers charge the rates that they do. We created a graphic, based on one of our editor’s actual expenditures and value of her gear, […]

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13
Apr

JOBS AROUND THE WORLD: APRIL 2018

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · | Jobs · Multimedia · Nonprofits · Photography · Video & Film

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thank you!   Communication Officer for Aide et Action International (AEAI) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia […]

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29
Mar

Visual Stories for Nonprofits: Foodies Without Borders

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Nonprofits · Photography · Uncategorized · Video & Film

Oluwaseun Babalola is the founder and executive producer at DO Global Productions. DO Global Productions is a video production company specializing in documentary media and providing positive narratives of people of color since 2015.  How were you connected with Foodies Without Borders? I connected with the founder of Foodies Without […]

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22
Mar

Is Shared Licensing Really Shared?

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Business · Nonprofits · Photography · Storytelling · Video & Film

There’s a new trend I see recently in image licensing negotiations, where organizations hire media makers to work for them and ask for shared licensing. Essentially, shared licensing means that the media maker and the client split ownership of the images forever. A shared copyright clause might read like this: […]

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22
Feb

What You Need To Record A Great Audio Interview

Posted by | · · · · · · · · | Editing · Multimedia · Storytelling · Video & Film

I know this sounds weird, but audio is the most important part of video and multimedia. People notice when audio is hard to hear or if the sound of construction is buzzing in the background. Sound has an amazing power to pull our attention away from or focus on our attention […]

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15
Feb

Jobs Around the World: February 2018

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · | Jobs · Multimedia · Nonprofits · Photography · Social Media · Video & Film

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thank you! Media Communications and IT Officer for SEED in Madagascar Deadline: March 31, 2018 […]

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08
Feb

Visual Stories for Nonprofits: Dry Land Flower for Mexico Tierra de Amaranto

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · · · | Multimedia · Nonprofits · Photography · Storytelling · Video & Film

Francisco Alcala Torreslanda is a social documentary photographer based in Mexico. He creates documentary images and visual narratives that bring to light the positive sides of society.    How were you connected with Mexico Tierra de Amaranto? I have a personal connection with Mary Delano, the founder and director of […]

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01
Dec

We’re Away for the Holidays

Posted by | · · | Holidays · Uncategorized

When Laura and I started collaborating on NGO Storytelling our goal was to share stories and experiences to help inspire and inform other humanitarian photographers. We love building connection and community around things like storytelling, ethics, and media. Thank you for sharing the journey with us. Some of the highlights […]

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23
Nov

Podcast 4: Informed Consent & Ethics in Nonprofit Storytelling

Posted by | · · · · · · · · | Business · Ethics · Nonprofits · Photography · Podcast · Storytelling · Video & Film

Working with vulnerable people almost always leads to questions about how we should behave as ethical storytellers. In this podcast, we discuss the difference between consent and informed consent,  model releases, and how to handle difficult situations like photographing children. If you’d like to see more of this kind of […]

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