ESoDoc International 2011
The training initiative for documentary and new media
projects with social impact
3 continents: AFRICA, INDIA, EUROPE
2 public online conferences
1 residential workshop
at the AMREF Child Development Centre in Nairobi (Kenya)
Events of ESoDoc International 2011
24.10.2011: 1st online conference
07.11.2011: 2nd online conference
28.1.2012 – 4.2.2012: residential workshop in NAIROBI
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP:
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
ESoDoc International is addressed to African, Indian and European
filmmakers, new media professionals and NGO representatives who want
to develop social documentary projects suitable for the International
ESoDoc international gives importance to strategies and methodologies
(i.e. Participatory Video) that support a different perspective and a
“view from inside” on Africa, India or Europe, a change of position in
the narration of a specific story.
The first ESoDoc International consists in two public
online-conferences and one residential workshop for Indian, African
and European professionals. It will be supervised by international
experts whose expertise is to plan, create and distribute documentary
films and cross-media projects with a social impact.
ESoDoc International is organized by ZeLIG School for Documentary
(Italy) in partnership with AMREF (Italy & Kenya) and FORMEDIA
(India), with the support of MEDIA Mundus.
To join the online-conferences, you need to register your account for
free on international.esodoc.org.
1st Online Conference – October 24, 2011
The view from inside – documentary, participatory video and new media
to narrate stories with a social impact. Visual language in Africa,
India and Europe. – Techniques of narration: Participatory video and
2nd Online Conference – November 7, 2011
Financing and distribution for factual-projects with social impact in
Africa, India and Europe.
Venue: AMREF Child Development Centre, Nairobi (Kenya)
Dates: January 28 – February 4, 2012
The residential workshop will take place in the Nairobi suburb of
Dagoretti, at the AMREF Child Development Centre, where participants
and trainers will meet personally and finalize projects in such a
To apply for the residential workshop, please register on
international.esodoc.org and fill the application form.
– 600€ for participants from EU countries
– 100€ for participants from African countries and India.
The participation fee includes room and board during the residential workshop.
Travel expenses: African, Indian and European participants organize
their travel themselves and will be reimbursed up to 600€ upon
presentation of the related receipts.
Who should apply?
NGO/NPO collaborators – Filmmakers and Producers – New media professionalss.
What you’ll get out of ESoDoc International?
Networking – Cultural awareness – New skills in participatory video,
new media and pitching – Production advises
Phones: Europe: +39 0471 302030 India: +91 98 100 44745
Africa: +254 20 6994419