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For the past 13 years, World Nomads has been providing up-and-coming filmmakers with invaluable mentorships with industry professionals. These experiences are custom tailored to deliver true in-field experience, and equip budding filmmakers with sound knowledge of camera, audio, capturing a narrative, interviewing, direction, and post-production.
Most importantly, our mentorships allow our recipients to understand what is at the heart of good travel filmmaking. We do this by showing new perspectives, encouraging lateral thinking, and providing access to incredible stories around the world.
On her first assignment as a travel filmmaker, Marissa's learnt some valuable lessons she's willing to share.
Follow Jigar's journey to India as he's mentored by professional filmmaker Brian Rapsey, and connects with the people of Kerala.
Follow Joshua's journey to the hill station town of Sapa in northern Vietnam where he captures the story of a social enterprise empowering ethnic minorities through responsible tourism.
Follow Mo as he explores the Ecuadorian Amazon and helps to document the sustainable tourism work being done there.
Follow Coleman as he explores the Pacific coast of Colombia, connecting with locals and practicing his craft while making a documentary of the community run Choco Surf School.
Rhea and Mihir from India traveled to Mexico to capture the colors and traditions of 'Dia de los Muertos' as the winners of our 2014 Travel Film Scholarship.
Brian taught me so much, not just in terms of technical filmmaking skills - but also in showing me how to approach your subject, how to conduct yourself in an interview to get the best response. I learnt a lot from Brian in terms of improving my storytelling.
Making your pitch stand out from a sea of others can make or break your documentary. Get some advice from inside the business.
Director Jennifer Peedom shares the all-to-common mistake made by emerging documentary makers and how she plots a story while still expecting the unexpected.
She's in the business of finding and sharing stories. Find out more about our new Travel Film Scholarship judge's work and her advice for aspiring filmmakers.
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