Saturday, September 29, 2007
Media Storm photo essay doc wins emmy
MediaStorm Wins Emmy for Outstanding Broadband Documentary
In Kingsley's Crossing, a 23-year-old lifeguard from the impoverished town of Limbe, Cameroon, dreams of a better life in Europe. He embarks on a harrowing journey that takes him halfway across Africa.
Photojournalist Olivier Jobard documents the passage.
This is an outstanding piece of work for its craftsmanship and simplicity.
Its strenght lies in the powerful synching of photography and narrative. Which goes to the show how easily you can make videojournalism redundant.
The added quality of this film compared to video would be its bandwidth size