USING VISUAL MEDIA AS A COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
By Dr. Alim Chandani,Adjunct Assistant Professor, Gallaudet University
With the advancement of technology in today’s world, visual media can benefit people with disabilities in numerous ways. Media is a useful tool to spread information and lead positive impact in society, as well as share narratives by people with disabilities to educate others. Other strategies include using new approaches in film production and design thinking. This workshop will present different creative ideas by demonstrating how successful individuals with disabilities use visual media as a communication tool.
PAINTINGS THAT MOVE
An Animation Basics Workshop with
By Gitanjali Rao,Filmmaker
Storytelling for the Visual medium is all about being able to ‘see’ it all. And what better way of enabling the power to ‘see’ than by being a co-creator! Cannes winner Gitanjali Rao navigates the workshop through the art of expressing with lines and colours and making them ‘move’. The piece de resistance of the workshop will be a short film created collectively by the attendees of the workshop.
WORKING WITH ACTORS – PERSPECTIVES FOR A DIRECTOR
By Tom Alter,Actor
Ray often said that an actor is a tool in the hands of a director. And what a tool! If your casting is off mark, the best of films with the best of intentions can go horribly wrong! So what is it that makes an actor agree to play a particular character? What does he seek in a particular story or a film? Is it about the crores or the promised stardom? Or is there something else that inspires him? Tom Alter provides a window into the mind of an actor and the choices that he makes.