So where's part 3 of episode 2?
I have excuses but no good reason for why my vlog DocJournal took a holiday So I just wanted to throw it out there and say, I am resuming production here very soon/the coming weeks. So stay tuned for more updates on this vide blog project I call Documentary Journal.
Now posting the most recent episode of my Documentary Journal: “That photo…Isn’t that bad.” After the 2008 DNC, Jackson and I decided to drive about 1,000 miles from Denver, CO to Shreveport, LA. We stopped there to find southern Louisianans in Red Cross shelters waiting for Hurricane Gustav to destroy their homes. Photography by Jackson Solway Music by Devin James...
In light of the 2012 election, I thought it best to resurrect some footage I collected while I was volunteering as a radio editor for the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. What started out as a small volunteer job turned out to be a journalistic adventure shared by Jackson Solway, then freelance photographer and now founder of Once Magazine (oncemagazine.com), an interactive IPad app...
Ok so I have some explaining to do: 1. I am posting the last video of “It Takes a Real Women to Fix a Country”, which I was planning on posting a week & 1/2 ago but didn’t….my bad. 2. Part of the reason I’ve been busy is, of course, the holidays and I’ve been preparing for a trip/job that came out of the blue. A week from today (Jan. 7th) I’ll be...
This is part 2 of episode 1, It Takes Real Women to Fix a Country. Enjoy my Documentary Journal Series!
This is the first episode of my web series Mike Shum’s Documentary Journal. Let me know what you think. The next part will be released tomorrow at 12 pm MTN USA 12/16/11. Thanks for watching.
I am introducing the introductory episode film of my web documentary series, Mike Shum’s Documentary Journal. It’s a series that recounts 5 years of an array of stories across the globe. It’s a way for me to reflect on these experiences and what I’ve learned. Episode 1 Part 1 features tomorrow, Dec. 15th at 12 pm MTN.
Michael Meyer and Sebastian Junger on Tim... →
One of my friends from college interviewed one of the two directors of the Academy Award nominated film Restrepo, Sebastian Junger. The interview focused on the recent death of world-renowned war photographer/filmmaker Tim Hetherington. I am incredibly proud of my friend for this piece as it had great impact on my perspective in my pursuits in more video/photojournalism.
I don’t think journalism should be objective, I think it should be...– Greg Marinovich, co-author of The Bang Bang Club, said this as he was talking with Terry Gross on NPR about his time as a war photographer. She didn’t really address the quote but I remember listening to this and feeling compelled to reflect on how I see journalism. I look at the way I take...