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March 2015

Admissions to the CAC School-2015 announced!

GO Group Media announces a competition for admissions to the CAC School (‘Caucasus Authors’ Course’). This intensive course is designed for young journalists (aged up to 30 years old) from any region of the South Caucasus, who has certain experience and wishes to deepen professional knowledge and practical skills, can participate in the Course. During eight months the participants will be learning the modern conceptions of documentary filmmaking, photography, investigative journalism and conflict analysis.

The students will participate in intensive training workshops, in real and online mode. Selected participants will undergo the full teaching course after which they will produce three projects – a documentary, a photo series, and an investigative story. The participants will be provided with necessary equipment for the duration of the Course. Upon completion of the Course the participants will be given certificates. The length of the Course – eight months, from May through December. The working language of the Course – Russian. Average knowledge of the Russian language is sufficient. The participants are expected to be able to speak and read in Russian. Excellent writing skills in Russian are not obligatory.

The course is free or charge for the students. The 'Caucasus Authors' Course' is supported by the Finnish Foundation for Media, Communication and Development. The media school is also supported by the Black Sea Trust. Interested candidates should email motivation letter, CV and two references to maka.tsnobiladze@gogroupmedia.net Deadline for applications is April 15, 2015

Additional information can be obtained at the CAC school webpage
Eyewitness Studio films shown to prisoners
Eyewitness Studio films were again shown to prisoners; this time Dato Kanchashvili, a journalist and one of our presenters, visited Tbilisi-based prison #8 where he organized prisoners’ meeting with a Georgian poet Shota Iatashvili.

Photography by Dato Kanchashvili

As Dato told Go Group Media, the project is aimed at sharing modern literature and documentary cinematography trends with the prisoners, but also the renovation of prison libraries. Books are generally donated by the Parliamentary library of Georgia.

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