Twelve persons on Union Island are now equipped with film making skills after completing a Low-Cost Film Making Workshop.
The Transformative Resilience in a Changing Climate (TRAC2) Participatory film/video training workshop which was conducted from August 4th – 7th 2014 in Union Island covered a number of areas in film making including; story boarding, shot types, sound, interview techniques, community mapping, and filming .
Participants gained practical knowledge in the operation of a video camera and tripod, sound equipment. They also conducted a series of interviews as part of a field exercise. These Persons are; Philmon Taylor, Allan Providence, Stanislaus Gomes, Maxwell Exeter, Anthony Thomas, Stanton Gomes, Dennis Alexander, Heather Gellizeau, Steveon Taylor, Tabiah Regis, Chevonique Durrant, Deaney Gellizeau.
Two short community films were also shot and edited using knowledge of shot types, story boarding, community mapping and other elements of film making.
The workshop was coordinated by Radio Grenadines Inc. and conducted by Tom Miller, Nuin-Tara Key and team from PrettyGoodProductions under the “Our Place on Earth” global project.
The goal of the workshop is to implement a low-cost participatory video training program to build community capacity to share and disseminate their stories and success around the world, to propel innovation, experimentation, and adaptation in the face of climate change.