The VII Academy announces the first class of the Sarajevo seminar for Narrative and Documentary Practice 2019/2020. Moreover, the Academy offers the program to young professional photographers from the wider Balkan region. Over a period of nine months, this interdisciplinary seminar will provide a series of sessions by leading journalists, designers, writers, editors and photographers.
During the seminar, you’ll explore how to develop a lasting career in visual storytelling. This includes conceiving, researching and planning story ideas. Further, you’ll be exposed to confronting ethical and moral challenges as you navigate the moral maze of documenting the lives of others. Developing a successful long-term business practice is one of the priorities of the Sarajevo Seminar for Narrative and Documentary Practice. By the end, you’ll thrive as a successful practitioner in the ever-shifting media landscape.
You’ll also learn when and how to include verbal and text-based storytelling and multimedia as part of your visual work. Problem-solving photo assignments will help you to unlock ways to work intuitively, intellectually and emotionally, so that your photography becomes more instinctive, powerful and subtle.
This seminar will offer young professionals an opportunity to attend a structured long-term course in visual documentary practice, visual journalism and related business practices. Further, it will give professional photographers the tools necessary to compete in the international market. Also, the candidates who meet the eligibility will receive a fully funded scholarship. The scholarship is available for 15 professionals.
The VII Academy will offer the scholarship to fifteen participants from the following countries: Turkey, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia – Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Albania. Further, the candidates will require to submit a portfolio of no more than 30 images as well as biographical information.
Interested candidates from the Balkan region can apply for the Sarajevo seminar for Narrative and Documentary Practice by completing and submitting the online application form. Moreover, the candidates can also apply for the scholarship by mentioning in the form. Applicants must submit the application form before the deadline.
The VII Academy will accept application form for the Sarajevo seminar until 17 August 2019. Applications, however, arriving after the deadline are neither eligible for scholarship nor for participation.