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Wednesday 7th November: Podcast ‘Live’

Doc Media Festival Podcast ‘Live’ event in partnership with Dr. Rob Watson, Decentered Media.

Venue: DMU Campus, Mill Studios MS0.25

Start time: 6.30pm FREE entry – open to students, staff & public.

 

The panel will discuss the role of documentary media (film, photography, audio and new media) and screen trailers & short clips of their work:

Ulrike Kubatta, Documentary Filmmaker and Senior Lecturer in Film & Media Practice, DMU

Daniel Clifford, Programme Delivery Coordinator (Midlands), Into Film Birmingham

Catherine Taylor, Film & Audio Practitioner

Christopher Bevan, Director/Filmmaker YSP Media

 

 

 

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Dr Pat Kotchapakdee Discusses Documentary

Reproduced from the website of Dr Rob Watson:

” Today, John Coster and I were very fourtunate to spend the day with Dr Pat Kotchapakdee from Khon Kaen University in Thailand. John and Pat were able to sit down and discuss how Pat approaches his documentary work, and what he thinks is the use of telling stories through photography, film and social media platforms.”

Listen here

 

 

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Programme: Wednesday 22nd November

East Midlands Community Media Network

The aim of this project is to develop networking events, host regular podcasts discussions, list and share information about community media groups in the East Midlands, and promote ideas that support community development practices through community media.

Parang & Rob

Join us for a chat about the new EMCM Network and get involved in the podcast discussion hosted by Rob Watson (DMU).

All welcome…tea & biscuits!

Click here to view the new site: www.civic.our.dmu.ac.uk

5-7pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Wednesday 15th November

East Midlands Community Media Network

The aim of this project is to develop networking events, host regular podcasts discussions, list and share information about community media groups in the East Midlands, and promote ideas that support community development practices through community media.

 

Rob Watson, David Needham and I got together at the Doc Media Centre.

Click here to view the new site: www.civic.our.dmu.ac.uk

5-7pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Saturday 11th November

Newspaper Review

Heading to BBC Radio Leicester to pick out some interesting stories from all the Saturday papers on Monica Winfield’s show.

Click here to listen

9am-10am BBC Radio Leicester

Documentary Media Centre ‘Open Day’….just drop in and have a look at the documentary films, photography, audio and new media exhibits.

Check out the following…….

Doc Media exhibition focusing on the role of the National Geographic through documentary film, photography, audio and new media.

“For me the National Geographic represents how you discovered the world before the internet” JC

11.00am-1.00pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Wednesday 8th November

Rob Watson, Tom Fair and I got together at the Doc Media Centre and chatted about the process of watching different types of documentaries, how we share stories in different documentary forms, and the impact of the stories that they tell:

Click to listen here

East Midlands Community Media Network

The aim of this project is to develop networking events, host regular podcasts discussions, list and share information about community media groups in the East Midlands, and promote ideas that support community development practices through community media.

Join us for a chat about the new EMCM Network and get involved in the podcast discussion hosted by Rob Watson (DMU).

Click here to view the new site: www.civic.our.dmu.ac.uk

5-7pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Wednesday 22nd November

East Midlands Community Media Network

The aim of this project is to develop networking events, host regular podcasts discussions, list and share information about community media groups in the East Midlands, and promote ideas that support community development practices through community media.

Join us for a chat about the new EMCM Network and get involved in the podcast discussion hosted by Rob Watson (DMU).

All welcome…tea & biscuits!

Click here to view the new site: www.civic.our.dmu.ac.uk

5-7pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Day 21 Doc Media Month

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Monday 21st

2pm – hosted a visit from North Warkwickshire & Hinckley College media student, Daniel Wheatley to discuss his new documentary project.

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Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities and specialist organisations from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

Throughout the Documentary Media Month programme I will be hosting a series of FREE 1 hour ‘How To’ sessions for those wishing to learn more about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and highlighting a course/s starting that week.

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‘The Power of Social Media’

Explore the impact of social media on the world and learn how to put it to good use in everyday life.

Social networks have emerged over the past 10 years in various forms to play a fundamental role in our lives. But do we actually understand these networks? And are we using them in the right ways?

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This course will teach you not just about the qualities and differences between social networks but also the impact they can have on our lives.

Duration: 2 weeks (starts 21st November) / Online study time: 3 hours per week

More details: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/social-media

3-4pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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Doc Media exhibition to mark the UN World Television Day – join the discussion as Rob Watson DMU Lecturer captures content for his series called ‘Round The Counter’ podcasts.

Click here to listen – Round The Counter Podcast 12

“This is the latest episode of Round the Counter, in which John, Scott and myself talk about the role of the documentary maker.” RW

5-8pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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Podcast guest Scott Choucino.
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Rob Watson ready to start the #RoundTheCounter podcast session.

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Programme: Day 7 Doc Media Month

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Monday 7th 

Had a visit from former LCiL colleague, Taylor Crosby.

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Taylor Crosby (R)

Hosting a visit from Leicester College film students and viewing their recent short documentary film work.

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Matthew Pell, Leicester College Tutor.

1.45pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities and specialist organisations from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

Throughout the Documentary Media Month programme I will be hosting a series of FREE 1 hour ‘How To’ sessions for those wishing to learn more about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and highlighting a course/s starting that week.

‘The Right to Education: Breaking Down The Barriers’

Does Education for All, mean all? What are the barriers to participating in education? How do you include “all” in the classroom?

Over the three weeks you will be exploring some answers to these and other questions. This is very timely as a new global universal Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) has just been set. SDG 4 urges us to “Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning”.

Duration: 3 weeks (starts 31st October) / Online study time: 4 hours per week.

More details: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/right-to-education

3-4pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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Digital Storytelling and the rise of Podcasts’ – join the discussion as Rob Watson (DMU Lecturer) captures content for his series called ‘Round The Counter’ podcasts.

Click here to listen – Round The Counter Podcast 10

“This is the tenth Round the Counter podcast, and this week we were at the Doc Media Centre to talk with John Coster about the Documentary Media Month.” RW

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Rob Watson, Founder of the “Round the Counter’ podcast series.
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David Weight, Founder of Bike Lounge Leicester.
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John Coster, Founder of Documentary Media Centre.

5-8pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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Programme: Day 1 Doc Media Month

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Tuesday 1st November 

The first event of Documentary Media Month 2016 is a Year 11 Options Fair for 205 students at Babington Community College.

‘Understanding Careers and Future Pathways’ – ‘Meet the Experts’.

I’m supporting this event as a *STEM Ambassador by becoming a ‘human library book’ on careers in Documentary Media (e.g. film, photography, audio and new media) and bringing a stand to promote Documentary Media Month.

*STEM=Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

8.30am-10.55am Babington Community College

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All set up at the College ready for the students to arrive. I spoke to 7 students who were very intrested in a media career. Gave them all contact details to visit over a weekend in November.

The Silent Disco UK company has been a huge supporter of the DocFilm Festival throughout the 7 times its been held. Once again they supplied the 40 headsets free of charge and their usage has made many of the sessions possible.

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c. Nathaniel Parker

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Doors open at 6pm – come along and find out how the Documentary Media Centre uses documentary film, photography, audio and new media to showcase real people, real places and real events. 

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Shaun Dey, Reel News London
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Tonight’s audience at the Doc Media Centre.

Join in the discussion from 7.30pm with Shaun Dey (Reel Film Network) and (Million Climate Jobs Campaign) shares films of his work across the UK. Also find out about the work of the Radical Film Network

FREE event.

6-9pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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