Sarajevo Seminar For Documentary and Narrative Practice 2022

©Sandra Junicic Description Over a period of nine months, this interdisciplinary seminar will be led by instructors Dr. Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic of VII photo agency and will be complemented with a series of sessions by leading journalists, designers, writers, editors and photographers. During the seminar, you’ll explore how to develop a lasting career […]

Documentary Practice Masterclass, Dokufest Prizren

©Ron Haviv / VII Led by VII Photo Agency photographers Ron Haviv and Paul Lowe, this two day masterclass will explore how to research, plan, produce, edit and present an extended photo essay / documentary photography or film project.  It will also explore and critically evaluate the ethical concerns relating to documentary representation, sources of funding […]

Dispatches in Exile

Still Life in Ušivak temporary reception center. ©Ramin Ahmadi Over the next twelve months, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Bosnia and Herzegovina, VII Academy trainers will teach the basic principles of journalism, and media production including photography, time-based media, ethics and narrative storytelling to a group of about 60 men and […]

Sarajevo Seminar For Documentary and Narrative Practice 2021

Lukomir. ©Ziyah Gafic / VII Apply Now Scholarships Eligible applicants (see details at the top of the page) who wish to be considered acceptance to this tuition-free program should complete the application form linked below. Please register for AwardForce, and then select the category of “VII Academy” and then the name of this program. Scholarship […]

BOLD Civic Engagement Workshop

Bosnians wait for the arrival of United States forces to arrive in Orasje, Bosnia, in winter, 1995. Thirty thousand NATO troops were deployed in Bosnia to enforce the Dayton Peace Accord that ended the war. ©Ron Haviv / VII Photo This program is organized by a partnership between the VII Academy and the U.S. Embassy […]