MOJO Conference 2020

Donderdag 08 oktober 2020 - 09:00 - 17:30

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The international venue for smartphone filmmakers and mobile journalists!

Smartphone filmmaking and mobile journalism are gamechangers in media and newscreation. De corona crisis was an unwanted booster of a totally different way of capturing the daily life and its distribution. ‘Meet the makers’ on MOJO Conference 2020. Follow masterclasses like Storytelling and Shooting like a pro with your smartphone. Cesar Majorana (BNNVARA/VPRO) is the host of the day.

09.30 – 09.40

Opening and welcome by Cesar Majorana


Frontmessages Keynote Hein- Jan Keijzer


Blue Moon Keynote: Behind the scenes of Blue Moon

Mark Hadlow and Jed Brophy stand-off in this trickily plotted thriller about a service station owner who rashly appropriates a stash of stolen drug money.

This twisty real-time thriller from Stefen Harris (The Waimate Conspiracy, NZIFF06) was nimbly staged and shot on an iPhone entirely within and around a Motueka petrol station in the wee small hours of the morning.


Masterclass DOP Johan Dijkstra

”As a new generation cinematographer with a television background I’ve learned to work fast and efficient and to be multidisciplinary when needed. I’ve grown up in the digital ages in which everything was possible. This made me innovative and pushes me to constantly search for new, creative and inspiring ways of storytelling through my lens.”


Lunch Break with two films


Keynote Mathias Sourbon: Point of U

Point of U is a new Antwerp film festival with one goal in mind: Bringing young – rookie & pro – filmmakers, YouTubers, Instagrammers, TikTokkers, vloggers and online video content freaks together to experiment and brainstorm about the future of cinema. Video content is no longer only made in Hollywood with expensive gear by large production houses. But also just by you with your smartphone at home in your room or with your friends in the city.

The kick off of Point of U happened through a competition with Samsung, in which Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah were the curators. Twenty young content creators were immersed in the world of smartphone videography. Or also: young people, supported by a series of workshops, make a (short) film with a smartphone. The final winner was chosen by a jury including the well-known director duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. More than 350 interested young people registered and 20 young people were sent During Point of U in De Studio for three days you can go for Talks, DIY Workshops, & Screenings on a big screen! Meet likeminded creatives & Just do your thing! Mathias Sourbron, organizer of the festival and works for Hakuna Academy, among others.


Storytelling Masterclass Mike Warmels

Mike Warmels is an experienced filmmaker and has been working for various Dutch public broadcasters and independent production houses. Specialized in documentaries, human interestscience and children’s programming he knows how to turn compicated topics into accessible films for a large or a young audience. The key: telling a good STORY.


Cross-talk Robbie Cumming and Stuart Woodman: iPhone Documentary BBC Series

Jump aboard with Robbie Cumming as he embarks on a 300-mile journey across the Midlands and northern England in his narrowboat. BBC documentary series Canal Boat Diaries was shot entirely (apart from a few drone and GoPro shots) using an iPhone X. It’s a 5 part series produced by Stuart Woodman for BBC Four.

The show features British YouTuber Robbie Cumming, who is “determined to cruise every mile of our inland waterways and document life on board his narrowboat.” Robbie is also a very inspiring creative.


Keynote Isaura Sanwirjatmo and Polina Medvedeva: #VerlorenJongenszullenwinnen

#VerlorenJongensZullenWinnen is a transmedia documentary event that will premiere on September 26 during the Netherlands Film Festival. It is a film, an installation and a live performance all in one that explores new media as a tool for social change. The interactive documentary film by directors Isaura Sanwirjatmo and Polina Medvedeva, selected with a Golden Calf, opens festively on September 26 at BAK, Basis voor Actuele Kunst in Utrecht.

Reminder: Voertaal is Engels. Kijk voor de updates met de namen van (inter)nationale gasten op de site.

Vooral interessant voor: Studenten aan hogescholen, media en journalistieke opleidingen.

This event is in English


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Donderdag 8 oktober 2020 09:00 - 17:30
Locatie: Beeld & Geluid