Photographer Rob Hornstra and writer and filmmaker Arnold van Bruggen have been working on The Sochi Project since 2009, documenting the development of the wider Caucasus region ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. In this workshop they will guide you through production and publishing, teaching you how to survive in the ‘everything for free’ age, how to set up the project – allowing you to create and publish the stories the way you want, in your own voice, and to see opportunities and make your future.
As anti-American hysteria of official Baku reaches its climax these days, Steve LeVine brings back an old rumour – after nearly eight months with a ChargÃ© d’affaires, US has decided to appoint an ambassador to Baku.
Earlier in August I had the opportunity to film in Abkhazia with Matthew Collin – Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Georgia and fellow Frontline blogger. It’s now one year since Russia recognised Georgia’s breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states. The first time I visited Abkhazia was in December 2006 to produce radio […]