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Friday, November 17 • 10:45 - 12:00

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Having half an hour, an hour or more time on TV or in the cinema to tell your investigative story is a dream for many investigative journalists. But it also comes with a lot of challenges of how to tell your story in the best visual way as possible. Some investigations fit better for the screen than others. A panel in which accomplished directors and journalists talk about their productions and explain what works and doesn’t work in investigative documentaries. Also tips on where to start if you plan to make your own investigative documentary, including where to get funding.

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Nkepile Mabuse

Executive Producer, Checkpoint, eNCA, South Africa

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Jean-Philippe Ceppi

Producer, Radio Television Suisse
Jean-Philippe Ceppi is executive producer for the investigative show Temps Présent, of Switzerland Public Television.
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Tom Heinemann

Journalist and producer, Heinemann Media
Tom Heinemann is an independent investigative journalist and filmmaker. He is a two-time winner of the “Outstanding Investigative Journalist” award of the Danish Association of Investigative Journalism (FUJ) and is the man behind “The Micro Debt”-film that exposed Grameen... Read More →
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Carrie Lozano

Director, Enterprise Documentary Fund, International Documentary Association
Carrie Lozano is an award winning documentary filmmaker and journalist. She is the director of the International Documentary Association's Enterprise Documentary Fund, which supports films that integrate journalistic practice. Prior to that she was an editorial consultant for... Read More →

Friday November 17, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 1 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,