VII Academy Sarajevo forges partnerships in the Balkan region

VII Academy Sarajevo donates to the The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, 2 September, 2021.

By supporting The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, PCRC, and KUMA International, VII Academy creates lasting professional relationships in the region. VII Academy Sarajevo donates to the The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina Hasnija Zulić, operations manager at VII Academy Sarajevo, has signed a donation agreement with the director of the National Museum […]

VII Academy Sarajevo hosts 4th KUMA International Summer School

For two weeks the campus of VII Academy Sarajevo hosted students and lecturers of the 4th KUMA International Summer School. This edition of KUMA International Summer School in partnership with VII Academy Sarajevo brought together sixteen students from BiH, Slovenia, Germany, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Canada for a two-week educational program on “Borders and […]

VII Academy Celebrates Bosnia and Herzegovina Youth Leadership

During the turbulent year of 2020/21, VII Academy Sarajevo worked with the next generation of civic leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina, supporting them on their path of community change making and active citizenship. Thirty young writers, artists, and community organizers engaged with BOLD, a youth leadership initiative created and supported by the US Embassy in […]

NEWF Divemaster Storytelling LAB

Film producer and director Jacqueline Farmer, co-founder of the Nature: Through Her Eyes festival, a VII Academy event, has just returned from a week in South Africa training a group of African women, all ocean and conservation scientists and filmmakers as part of the NEWF Decade Divemaster Storytelling LAB that aims to boost careers and […]

Dispatches in Exile Media Portal Is Live

Dispatches in Exile, the one-of-a-kind project led by VII Academy curator Ziyah Gafić in partnership with the International Organization for Migration, Bosnia and Herzegovina, has launched its online media portal, The website gives participants, who are people on the move through Bosnia and Herzegovina, a place to publish reports and stories that give insight […]

Nature Through Her Eyes Festival Works to Change an Industry

Issues examined by panelists and attendees of the event are now being addressed in the male-dominated world of natural history filmmaking. In September 2019, the VII Academy hosted a conference for women only, “Nature Through Her Eyes / Nature: Le Regard Feminin” in Perpignan, France, led by filmmaker Jacqueline Farmer. A first of its kind, the event […]