Pelicam IFF is the first environmental film festival in Romania. The sixth edition will take place this year in Tulcea, at the gates of the Danube Delta. Pelicam IFF is a member of Green Film Network, the network gathering international environmental film festivals.
For a third consecutive year, Pelicam organizes a radio journalism workshop with the International Organisation of La Francophonie, the Regional Francophone Centre for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, and the Francophone University Association.
This workshop focuses on environmental issues and is addressed to journalism MA and BA students, as well as young professionals (under 35 years old) from the following countries Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.
Among the recommended themes:
*The evolution of the Danube Delta in the last twenty years. What are the signs of this evolution? Is the Delta better protected than before or not? What are the main risks regarding the environmental degradation in the Delta?
*How is the reed harvested in the delta and what is it used for?
*Is professional fishing compatible with the biosphere reserve status? Under what conditions?
*Is tourism a chance or a threat?
*Life in the Danube Delta. What are the particularities of living in a wetland like the Delta?
*The role of the inhabitants in the protection of nature in the delta. Which local practices should be maintained and which ones should be changed?
RADIO JOURNALISM WORKSHOP: The workshop will take place in the week between 5 and 11 June 2017 in Tulcea. The 10 journalism students and professional will be coordinated by Julien Trambouze, journalist at Radio France and journalism professor at the University of Aix-Marseille, as well as Nicolas Corradi, sound engineer, sound operator at Radio France and in charge of sound and radio workshops at the department of Journalism at Lumière University in Lyon. The radio reports produced during the workshops will be shown at Pelicam IFF and will be made available to the media partners for a wider dissemination.
SELECTION: The participants have to be journalism students or young professionals of under 35 years old. They will learn to write a radio project, to record sound on the ground and to edit the final report. The selection will be made by a jury who will first appreciate the candidates’ motivation. Participants will report on a theme agreed upon by the team. Knowledge of French or English is required.
PARTICIPATION: The organizers will take care of the participations costs within the available budget. The participants will benefit from transport and accommodation, as well as official invitation required for obtaining the visa.
SUBMISSION: The deadline is 19 May 2017.
APPLICATION: Please send a CV and a motivation letter to Razvan Dumitru at [email protected].