Screening of a film portraying a homosexual romance in Kenya is adding pressure for changes to the country’s restrictive legislation. Will Kenya follow India and repeal its anti-homosexuality laws? And what will this mean for film making in the country? “Give thanks to freedom of expression!!!! WE DID IT!” Tweeted Kenyan film director Wanuri Kahiu. […]
The media industry is still failing to address lack of female representation behind the camera 2018 is widely celebrated as a year of unprecedented progress for female professionals in the media industry. Production houses pledge their support for gender equality left right and centre, and #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have dominated headlines- and rightly so! Yet, […]
Can documentary film makers and journalists take the lead in human rights campaigns, or are we taking advantage of refugee suffering?
We take a look at some of the most challenging locations to film, hearing from those who have braved them.
Media production takes us to all corners of the globe. From sweltering deserts, to sub-zero ice caves; the bustling metropolis to remote highlands; members of World Fixer have seen it all. We asked fixers, journalists, and producers to reflect on the best and most challenging locations they have filmed in. Mandy Li, Fixer, China […]
Inter-Korea relations appear to be making progress, will this open up more filming opportunities in North Korea? In August a group of mostly elderly South Koreans crossed into North Korea to reunite with family members many haven’t seen nor heard from since the Korean War broke out 68 years ago. The reunion has excited global […]
Media awards are not just for Hollywood’s elite Coveted prizes like the BAFTAs, Oscars and Golden Globes receive extensive coverage; yet many smaller awards for independent media production go unannounced. Each year prizes are presented for outstanding feature films, documentaries, investigative journalism, photography and many other fields of media production. Awards are an excellent way […]