The Latest Mojo Kits
The Mojo Kit Academic is a college and career-readiness tool for teachers and students that creates powerful digital storytelling through high-definition multimedia content. The Academic is armed with Padcaster® for the iPad, a 72MM 0.40x Wide Angle Lens, a Macro Lens, a 2.2x Telephoto High Definition Lenses plus a ultraviolet UV protection filter, a high-sensitivity condenser directional microphone, a 160 LED ultra high power panel light including rechargeable battery and travel charger, a Mini Tabletop Monopod, a 8hr backup smart-battery pack/charger, professional photo/video all-weather backpack, Blu-Ray® quality 50mbit/sec video, and all the latest apps photo and video apps for the iPad. With this kit in hand, students are on their way to becoming the next generation of storytellers.
Along with the Mojo Academic comes a three-day hands on training course entitled “Teaching the Teachers” with the aim of bridging the curriculum gap by training educators in basic journalism skills including ethics, conducting interviews, multimedia editing, basic photo and video composition, and the opportunity to create their own photo and video package so the teachers learn by doing. It also gives a chance for educators to introduce new and exciting techniques into their classrooms.
IMS also teamed up with World Learning, FHI 360, and Chemonics on some new business proposals we hope to announce here shortly.
We are ecstatic about the establishment of the Media Innovation Incubator within the Information Warfare Center (IWC) based in Vilnius, which aims to combat propaganda during wartime and create honest real-time reporting during periods of conflict.
The first day began with people immediately focusing in on the events in Ukraine and the difficulties that journalists have been facing there. Day 2 kicked off with more presentations by different groups and activists, with people wearing blue and yellow shirts in solidarity with Ukraine. Day 3 commemorated 20 years of the creation of the Belarusian domain name, while Day 4 wrapped up the conference.
International Media Solutions CEO Michael Clarke gave a presentation on how to turn a tablet or smartphone into a HD mobile studio as part of a Master Class on mobile journalism on Day 3.
Michael was also on the panel to judge the best presentations. Each winner won an Olloclip as a prize and we would like to extend a large thank you to Olloclip for donating the prizes to Media BarCamp. It was an amazing four days and as you can see by all the different visuals participants took here.