This session will focus on the benefits of new video production equipment, technologies, and tools for everyday journalism. Digital devices are increasingly both recording and playback devices. In the webinar, Rainer Blank will answer the following questions - and more: Which equipment is suitable for which purpose? How are formats like vertical videos and stories changing journalistic storytelling? What are the challenges for video journalism?
This session will be held in English.
Rainer Blank, Freelance Journalist
Rainer Blank is as a freelance writer, director, and video journalist in Hamburg. He develops and realizes documentaries and reports, and as a video journalist, he teaches the advantages of mobile reporting. Following his studies in social sciences (sociology, psychology, political science), he began a traineeship at NDR. He worked several years for the media magazine "ZAPP" and the satire magazine "extra3". He then founded the production company "freeeye.tv" with colleagues, producing formats such as "Herr Eppert sucht..." (zdf_neo) or "Mit 80.000 Fragen um die Welt" (NDR / WDR, nominated for the Grimme Award). Rainer Blank focuses on new forms of storytelling and moving image formats - often in unusual ways and off the beaten track.