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How to Film Protests | Prepare to Film | Part 1 | witness.org

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From http://www.witness.org | WITNESS uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations.

This video is part of a five-part "How to Film Protests" series, which incorporates the best practices WITNESS has developed with over 300 partners in 80 countries who are using video for human rights documentation and to create lasting change.

From raw documentation of human rights violations in Syria to the Occupy protests and the range of police abuse and misconduct therein, citizen video is an increasingly powerful tool for human rights documentation.

Now more than ever we need to ensure that the footage that we capture as activists incorporates essential information like the exact date, time and location so it may best be used by the media, as evidence, and for advocacy. Additionally, we need to pay special attention to the unique safety and security risks that we face as filmmakers and activists, as well as risks to those we capture in our footage.

--- How-to Film Safely and Effectively for Human Rights ---

This video series is broken into small, two-minute videos, and focuses on how to best prepare to film, choose and test your equipment, get good footage, film as part of a team and conduct interviews.

Whether you're filming the May 1st Occupy Wall Street protests and events or just want to be prepared to best use your camera phone if you are in the wrong place at the right time, watch these how-to videos to be best prepared to capture good footage that will be engaging, informative and can be used for potential advocacy and evidentiary use.

We are excited to share these tips in video and text. Let us know how they are useful for you, and what you would add to make them even better by adding comments to the videos or at http://blog.witness.org

--- Credits ---

Produced By
Ryan Kautz
Chris Michael

Camera
Ryan Kautz

Additional Footage
Raja Althaibani
P A de Potestad
Chris Michael
Chris Rogy
WITNESS Partners

Script
Chris Michael
Chris Rogy
Marisa Wong
Ryan Kautz

Edited By
Ryan Kautz

Voice Over
Chris Rogy
Marisa Wong

Music
Amon Tobin
"Mighty Micro People"
Courtesy of Ninja Tune

Special Thanks To
Raja Althaibani
Taryn Crosby
Chris Rogy

Executive Producer
Sam Gregory Show less
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Guide to Conducting Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Trauma Play

witness.org | This six-part video series provides practical tips and insight from activists, survivors and experts on interviewing techniques, creating appropriate questions, safety and security, and the effects of trauma on survivors. The video series accompanies our written guide on "Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence." (http://bit.ly/19NFhCI).

The idea to produce these guides came from WITNESS' experiences with activists and partner organizations working to end sexual and gender-based violence globally. Their feedback made it clear that there was a need for guidance on how to conduct these interviews. Documenting stories of survivors can be difficult for a number of reasons including: societal stigma and shame; the threat of retribution by the perpetrator or institutions that wish to bury these stories; and, poorly conducted interviews can lack respect for the rights and dignity of survivors. All of these have the ability to expose survivors to further hardship or risks to their personal safety. Our hope is that these guides will help filmmakers, activists and advocacy organizations record interviews with survivors more safely, ethically and effectively.

Learn more about WITNESS' Gender Based Violence campaign at witness.org. Share your thoughts and feedback with us at training@witness.org.

Thank you to the many individuals and organizations who supported the production of this video series!

INTERVIEWEE CREDITS
Alain Kabenga: Activist/Survivor, Men of Hope Association
Elana Newman, Ph.D.: Professor at University of Tulsa, Research Director/ Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Faisal Khan: College Coach & Teacher/Survivor
Fungisai Maisva: Researcher
Kate Rush-Cook: Activist/Survivor
Katherine Hull: VP of Communications, RAINN
Katlyn Lewicke: Activist/Survivor
Lisa Jackson: Filmmaker and Producer
Melissa Bermudez: LICSW and Training Manager, RAINN
Mora Fernández: Activist/Survivor
Nancy Schwartzman: Filmmaker/Activist/Survivor
Otim Patrick: Filmmaker/Activist, Refugee Law Project - School of Law, Makerere University
Refik Hodzic: Director, Communications ICTJ
Rutendo Munengami: Activist/Survivor
Tiphanie Crittin: Researcher/Project Officer, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights

How to Film Protests:A Video for Change Guide (Multilingual) Play

From http://www.witness.org | WITNESS uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations.

This five-part "How to Film Protests" series incorporates the best practices WITNESS has developed with over 300 partners in 80 countries who are using video for human rights documentation and to create lasting change. To help us translate these videos into multiple languages, contact translator@witness.org.

From raw documentation of human rights violations in Syria to the Occupy protests and the range of police abuse and misconduct therein, citizen video is an increasingly powerful tool for human rights documentation.

Now more than ever we need to ensure that the footage that we capture as activists incorporates essential information like the exact date, time and location so it may best be used by the media, as evidence, and for advocacy. Additionally, we need to pay special attention to the unique safety and security risks that we face as filmmakers and activists, as well as risks to those we capture in our footage.

--- How-to Film Safely and Effectively for Human Rights ---

This video series is broken into small, two-minute videos, and focuses on how to best prepare to film, choose and test your equipment, get good footage, film as part of a team and conduct interviews.

Whether you're filming the May 1st Occupy Wall Street protests and events or just want to be prepared to best use your camera phone if you are in the wrong place at the right time, watch these how-to videos to be best prepared to capture good footage that will be engaging, informative and can be used for potential advocacy and evidentiary use.

We are excited to share these tips in video and text. Let us know how they are useful for you, and what you would add to make them even better by adding comments to the videos or at http://blog.witness.org

Introduction to Video Advocacy Play

This video series is designed for first time users of video for advocacy, but is also a great refresher for more experienced practitioners. The short videos (ranging in length from 3-5 minutes each) highlight strengths and challenges of using video for human rights advocacy as well as key items to consider before you pick up a camera.

كيف تصور الاحتجاجات Play

من موقع http://www.witness.org | تستخدم منظمة ويتنيس الفيديو لكشف انتهاكات حقوق الإنسان للعالم أجمع.
هذا الفيديو جزء من خمسة أجزاء في سلسلة "كيفية تصوير المظاهرات والاحتجاجات"، والتي تحتوي على أفضل الممارسات التي طورتها ويتنيس مع أكثر من 300 شريك في 80 دولة حول العالم يستخدمون الفيديو لتوثيق حقوق الإنسان والعمل على تغيير دائم.

من المواد التي توثق انتهاكات حقوق الإنسان في سوريا والمظاهرات التي تجتاح الشرق الأوسط وسلسلة انتهاكات ومضايقات رجال الشرطة في تلك المواقف والمظاهرات، تعد فيديوهات المواطنين أو ما يعرف بصحافة الفيديو الشعبية أداة قوية وتزداد قوة فيما يتعلق بتوثيق حقوق الإنسان.

الآن وأكثر من أي وقت مضى نحتاج أن نضمن احتواء المواد المصورة التي نلتقطها ونسجلها كناشطين المعلومات الرئيسية مثل التاريخ محدد بدقة، والوقت والمكان وذلك حتى يتم استخدام الفيديو بواسطة الإعلان، أو كدليل، أو كفيديو دفاع ومناصرة. بالإضافة إلى حاجتنا إلى الانتباه الجيد لقواعد الأمن والسلامة والمخاطر التي قد نواجهها كصناع أفلام ونشطاء، وأيضا المخاطر التي قد يتعرض لها هؤلاء من نقوم بتصويرهم.

-- كيف تقوم بالتصوير بأمان وفاعلية من أجل حقوق الإنسان --

تم تقسيم هذه السلسلة إلى فيديوهات صغيرة تقريباً دقيقتين لكل فيديو، وتركز على كيفية الإعداد للتصوير بأفضل شكل ممكن، واختيار واختبار المعدات، والحصول على مواد جيدة، التصوير في فريق وإجراء مقابلات.

سواء كنت تصور مظاهرات أو أحداث أو مجرد الاستعداد لأفضل استخدام لكاميرا هاتفك المحمول إذا كنت في المكان الخاطئ في الوقت الصحيح، شاهد هذه الفيديوهات التي تمدك بأفضل إعداد لتسجيل وتصوير مواد جيدة ، فعالة، تثقيفية ويمكن استخدامها للدفاع والمناصرة أو كأدلة.

جميعنا في غاية الحماس لمشاركة ونشر تلك النصائح في صورة فيديو ونصوص مكتوبة. نرجو أن تخبرنا بمدى استفادتك منها وكيف كانت مفيدة لك، وما الذي ترغب بإضافته لها حتى تكون أفضل وذلك من خلال التعليقات على الفيديوهات أو من خلال مدونتها http://blog.witness.org

-- شارك في هذا العمل --

إنتاج:
ريان كوتز
كريس مايكل

كاميرا:
ريان كوتز

مواد إضافية:
رجاء اللذيباني
بي ايه دي بوتستاد
كرس مايكل
كرس روجي
محمود صابر
شركاء ويتنيس

النص:
كرس مايكل
كرس روجي
ماريسا ونج
ريان كوتز

تحرير ومونتاج:
ريان كوتز

صوت:
إياس يونس

ترجمة:
محمد عادل

موسيقى:
أمون توبين
"Mighty Micro People"
من مقتنيات نينجا تون

شكر خاص ل:
رجاء اللذيباني
تارين كروسبي
كرس روجي

منتج منفذ:
سام جريجوري

Filming Tips and Techniques Play

From http://www.witness.org | From our Tips & Techniques video--practical steps to learn camera work including how to move and focus your video camera, lighting, etc. Also included is an excerpt on safety and security considerations while filming for human rights campaigns.

Read more at www.witness.org/how-to

Video Advocacy Planning Toolkit Play

From http://toolkit.witness.org | These videos are part of WITNESS' Video Advocacy Planning Toolkit, an interactive resource to help advocates use video to create change. WITNESS is an international human rights organization that has partnered with over 300 organizations and trained thousands of human rights activists to use video to create lasting change in over 80 countries.

Increasingly, video is an accessible tool, but also one that requires thorough planning and preparation to help ensure it is a successful tool. WITNESS created the Toolkit to help activists create more effective advocacy videos, and also save time, money and resources as they integrate video to support their advocacy work.

If you are thinking of using video to create change, visit http://videoplan.witness.org and start developing your video advocacy plan.
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