ICFJ, Facebook Journalism Project launch video training program [Africa]

Posted on Sep 9, 2020 in Multimedia Journalism

Journalists, student journalists and other content creators can participate in this training program.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Facebook Journalism Project, has launched the Video Storytellers-Africa.

The program features a six-week, self-directed course starting Sept. 21 led by Hashtag Our Stories, a global network of mobile storytellers.

The course will prepare participants to discover story ideas as well as shoot, script, edit, upload and distribute high-quality videos using a mobile phone.

Storytellers who successfully complete the course may apply to participate in a mentorship program and compete for prizes of US$1,500. 

The deadline is Sept. 18.