Ilitha Lomso (A New Dawn), 8 Minutes

A Film By: Siobhan Hodgson

Produced by: Barefoot Workshops

Workshop: 2 Week Documentary Workshop - July 2010
Cape Town, South Africa

Instructors: Alison Fast & Chandler Griffin

Created: July 2010, Cape Town, South Africa © Barefoot Workshops

Sponsored by: JVC, Sennheiser, Bogen Imaging, Lowel Lighting & Lite Panels

A story about an unsung hero, Yandiswa Mazwane, from the community of Masiphumelele, who who has modeled recycling as an income-generating activity, and revolutionized people's perspectives on waste.
This 2-week HD workshop runs a few times a year in two, three and four week formats. It is designed for photojournalists who are looking to make the move to video-journalism and the web, new documentary filmmakers who want to launch their careers in web and television documentaries and for those with experience in some aspects of filmmaking that are looking to expand their skill, understanding and mastery of the whole process. Producers, cinematographers, editors and writers with narrative experience who are considering working in non-fiction filmmaking are also encouraged to enroll.

Students learn all aspects of the process including the importance of the still image, HD camera, compact lighting methods, field sound, field editing and how to weave the story. To view an extended version of the course description, visit our website at

This is one of many tuition-based workshops that Barefoot offers. In addition to the South Africa, check out our website,, to learn more about our workshops in The Mississippi Delta & Marfa, Texas.


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