Markham Nolan is currently in Kenya producing a project for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund . He has just submitted the below blog on Storyful – a new media venture to source, collate and make available a mix of quality commissioned audiovisual work. 10th September 2010 I’m currently in Nairobi, Kenya, trying to get closer […]
Two half day workshops – in Dublin and Limerick – will be held to assist members of the media in preparing their applications for consideration by the Simon Cumbers Media Fund judging panel. The Fund administrators will offer step-by-step instructions on completing the application form and an overview of the 2010 winter guidelines. The details […]
Freelance journalist and 2010 Simon Cumbers Media applicant – Markham Nolan – is now in Nairobi to start the first leg of his project. Markham will be documenting his journey for the fund with audioboos, updates on his website and twitter feeds. He will explore a number of themes including ICT development in Kenya, challenges […]
2009 Simon Cumbers Media Fund applicant, Mairéad O’Reilly has an article in today’s Irish Times. Mairéad travelled to Kolkata, India to document the impact microfinancing has had on communities and individuals in the country. To read the article, click here.
Claire Cunningham’s project for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, ‘Dancing with Two Left Legs’, has been shortlisted in the Human Rights category for the prestigious 2010 New York Festival Awards – Radio Programming. In 2009, Claire travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina to explore how important music was to people during the siege of Sarajevo and […]
Simon Cumbers Media Fund applicant, Susan Cahill travelled to Bolivia in 2009 to investigate the possibility of the coca plant solving Bolivia’s food crisis. Susan documented her journey through the coca strongholds in the North and South Yungas of Bolivia and interviewed local ‘cocaleros’, community leaders, politicians and alternative food producers. The documentary was broadcast […]