Photography masterclass BelgradeForhanna Foundation in collaboration with Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence (BFPE)
Forhanna is happy to launch a masterclass for professional documentary photographers from Serbia and Kosovo in collaboration with the Belgrade Fund of Political Excellence (BFPE) and will be hosted by the Cultural Center Parobrod. Three days of intensive exchange in both content and visual aspects of storytelling. Forhanna invites Serb and Kosovar photographers to submit their portfolios for selection for this free of charge educational exchange.
The masterclass will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, on the 21rd, 22th and 23th of June with 20 participants, two experts and a guest lecturer in Cultural Center Parabrod. It is a unique opportunity to learn impactful visual storytelling, further develop personal vision, strengthen ongoing projects and gain new knowledge and contacts in an intimate and interactive environment.
The project ‘For Hanna, Future Stories from the past…’ by Willem Poelstra is presented as a case study during the masterclass. Participants can get the most out of the experience when they come to the class with a body of work they are currently developing. This masterclass will accelerate your project to a higher level.
You are required to have:
- Experience in documentary photography or photojournalism;
- An online portfolio or a PDF of your work / projects;
- Recommendable a personal project that needs to be developed;
- A high level of motivation;
- English language skills (the workshop is in English);
- A good technical understanding of your camera equipment, a working knowledge of the media environment and basic image management skills;
- Possession of a passport and travel insurance (The workshop is free of charge; travel and accommodation costs will be reimbursed).
How to apply
1. Curriculum vitae
Add a Curriculum Vitae including your contact information
Clarify your involvement in photography by showing a proven track record, proof of a photographic training or at least 2 years experience of practice
3. Motivation letter
Add a motivation letter in English (1/2 page)
Add a portfolio of max. 40 images with text introductions and captions (and 10 images of your long term project)
If you have questions regarding this open call please send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (00) 31 6 4137 1519
Experienced educatorMarc Prüst is an experienced educator in the field of photography and has led several international educational projects through his independent practice, World Press Photo and Noorderlicht Fotofestival.
Creative producerLotti Pronk is the creative producer of Forhanna and for many years an independent photo editor and producer of photography projects and started her career in the photography agency business.