Multimedia Training at the United Nations

Journalists from Palestine work under extreme conditions, but they also have a unique opportunity to improve and authenticate local and international media coverage on the region, especially in the digital media landscape. Throughout our training the journalists practice a range of digital media and publish it at On the Record:Palestinian Journalists Reporting from the United Nations. In … Continue reading Multimedia Training at the United Nations

UN Media Training: 2015 Highlights

We just wrapped up our annual Training Programme for Palestinian Journalists at the United Nations. Check out these short films  produced by the talented participants. Beautiful stories of family and community-- three generations of Palestinians living in America. Check out their multimedia projects. Find out more about the United Nations Training Programme for Palestinian Journalists.

Digital Storytelling in Ghana

In today's media environment, organizing and building support for community projects requires a wide variety of communication skills. To support its alumni in Africa with their volunteer work, the Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Program (KLYES) partnered with the Digital Canopy to provide a Digital Storytelling Workshop. Activists from 9 African countries produced films about the … Continue reading Digital Storytelling in Ghana

Digital Media Ventures: New Delhi, India

As we always say, every great venture starts with a great story... In September, the Digital Canopy Team traveled to New Delhi, India for a new kind of workshop-- a combination of digital storytelling and project planning. The participants were alumni of Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Program (KLYES) from all over Asia. We … Continue reading Digital Media Ventures: New Delhi, India

Monteverde New Media Expedition: Costa Rica

Bellbirds, butterflies and crocs, oh my!   During our six-day filmmaking workshop, our talented expedition members produced  short films to help promote community conservation efforts. Check them out! Ester Echaverria: The Butterfly Garden Noé Vargas: The Bellbird Biological Corridor Mercedes Diaz: A Cloud Forest Sketch Christian Mena: The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Victor Manuel: The … Continue reading Monteverde New Media Expedition: Costa Rica

Balkans Digital Storytelling Workshop: Sarajevo

Check out the short films produced by our talented workshop participants, alumni of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program. Crossing the Bridge: A young woman from Kosovo makes her first Serbian friend. Family is Family: Nino Lojpur, from Bosnia & Herzegovina, was preparing for his year in the US when he got a call … Continue reading Balkans Digital Storytelling Workshop: Sarajevo

“I have always known I was a woman with dreams…

...but with little opportunity. And while I didn't know what the dream was, now it has become the dream of my life."    --Ester Echaverria, 2012 (VIDEO) When Ester Echaverria was growing up in a small fishing village on the Costa de los Pajaros in Costa Rica, money was tight and her family couldn't afford … Continue reading “I have always known I was a woman with dreams…