Learn how to tell better stories about real life
CONNECT WITH OTHER STORYTELLERS
Each storytelling expedition becomes a distinct learning community made up of filmmakers, photographers and other mediamakers. Build a network of other impact-driven storytellers from all over the world.
GET PRACTICAL DOCUMENTARY TRAINING
On each trip, you can choose to join the video team, photo team or producing team. An Actuality producer will be on location providing guidance, mentorship, and support to help you work together and make progress in your storytelling skills.
EXPERIENCE THE REAL GUATEMALA
This Storytelling Expedition takes us into the region of Petén, in Guatemala. Best known as the home to the Mayan ruins of Tikal (which we will visit! ) these jungles are where Mayan Guatemalans have lived and thrived for thousands of years.
MEET LOCAL EXPERTS, LEADERS, AND CHANGEMAKERS
We are traveling to work with indigenous Maya communities engaged in community-based conservation efforts near the iconic Tikal ruins. We will listen to their stories, learn from their wisdom and document their work in solidarity.
COLLABORATE ON WORK YOU ARE PROUD OF
In ten days time you will produce at least 3 different storytelling projects (video or photo or audio) that you can add to your portfolio. Some of your projects you may choose to submit for international festivals or public exhibitions.
MAKE AN IMPACT SHARING STORIES THAT MATTER
Get the unique opportunity to actively participate in the storytelling of sustainable development initiatives addressing issues such as land stewardship, sustainable resource development and indigenous rights.