Jakarta – LSPR International Office is proud to hold the first Virtual International Workshop in collaboration with De Montfort University, UK!

DMU and LSPR Students are expected to produce a short film about the Cultural History that records the oral history of individuals, families and their everyday lives that can be an entry to be submitted for the SDG Film Fest 2021.

Participants from LSPR and DMU will be divided into production teams and will be mentored by Mr. Rhys Davies from DMU and Ms. Candy Hernandez from LSPR. The virtual international workshop started on 1 March to 5 March with collaboration experts from LSPR and DMU.

The first session on 1 March discussed the Oral History and Cross Cultural Communication with Ms. Gesille Sedra Buot, MBA as the speaker.

The first session with Ms. Gesille Sedra Buot, MBA

On 2 March, Mr. Rudi Sukandar, Ph.D discussed the Intercultural Research Methods.

Day 3, Ms Rachel Rachel E. Carter a Senior Lecturer in Film at De Montfort University shared about Online Filmmaking. She discussed the concepts and techniques around factual storytelling, types of documentary, creative planning, organizational and legal factors, ethical considerations.

Ms Rachel Rachel E. Carter shared about Online Filmmaking

The fourth day, we had a very special guest from the UK. Mr. Rod Duncan, a British author of eleven books, discussed about the Storytelling Methods for Oral History Filmmaking.

Mr. Rod Duncan, a British author of eleven books as speaker

The last day of the workshop discussed the project collaboration details with Mr. Rhys Davies. Each group will present their ideas for the short film project.

Mr. Rhys Davies discussed the project collaboration details

The project will follow a documentary model of production with research, filming and editing being the identifiable stages. LSPR and DMU hope students will gain invaluable experience of establishing a co-production with an international partner, further production skills, and exposure to a different culture through global co-production projects as also to enhance the participants communication skills in working with people from other backgrounds and countries. All the projects will be presented as the entry for the next SDG Film Festival in June 2021.