At the University of Leeds

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I was in Leeds this week,  giving my first lecture to the MA Media and Communications students. I had been invited by Dr. Jim Brogden, Programme Leader MA Film, Photography and Media. The subject of the lecture was my work in Cambodia, and how I had arrived at the current FMP work. I spent quite some time discussing ethical issues of documentary …

Week Fourteen Reflections – video and subtitles

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In the short video of Sarath narrating his story about going to meet his Mother, I use what is called the ‘UN Style’ of voiceover – that is, starting with the original Khmer, and then overdubbing an English track, whilst leaving the original softly in the background. This is often used in documentary work. I also opted to have Sarath …