The project begins with a training of the trainers, offered to ten regional and established photojournalists. The aim of this training is to increase the number of regional Arabic-speaking photojournalism trainers and to stimulate a mutually supportive photojournalism community in the region.
December 2012 - February 2013
Three basic technical skills workshops will be held for 36 photojournalists from Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. These workshops aim to improve the technical, journalistic, and visual skills of the participants. The workshops will be taught by the photojournalists who participated in the October 2012 training of the trainers. Read the list of participating photojournalists.
April 2013 - July 2013
Two courses will be held for 24 advanced photojournalists and provide the opportunity to improve storytelling and editing skills. Read the list of participating photojournalists.
August 2013 - December 2013
Ten participants from the storytelling course will have the opportunity to produce a story from the region. The stories they produce will be published in a book and an online production in 2014. Read the list of selected participants.
January 2014 - April 2014
A workshop will be held for 10 visual journalists from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia who wish to improve their multimedia storytelling skills.
June 2014 - October 2014
A selection of the stories produced in the storytelling and multimedia workshops will be publicized through online productions and a book, which contributes to the goal of documenting and exhibiting local perspectives on the changes taking place across the Middle East and North Africa.