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  • 1. IFP 2012 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Who should apply?
    Any student interested in:
    • human rights & human rights education
    2.front line NGOs in Rio 3.the role of media in the human rights movement 4.documentary practice 5.new media 6.youth media 7.and any topical interest in Brazil

With skills in:

  • any media production skills are valuable but you will have a chance to learn production skills.

IFP 2012 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Possible internships and projects?

  • We always try to match students particular interest with an appropriate local NGO. 8. Most students in the Rio program have two, even three placements, so they also have a chance to work in the communities in media production.

IFP 2012 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Major projects that involved small teams of students included:

  • youth media production in favela communities, 9.web development and research/writing for various human rights web portals, 10.media production for community television and radio, and documentary film production.

Types of work students will be doing:
Each year the Rio course is slightly different because students bring different skills and interests.
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Skills learned/applied?
Focus on media movements:
Citizen journalism, digital inclusion, community radio and television, visual inclusion projects, new media and human rights web development, and youth media production.
Media skills:
produce media, help youth make media, evaluate media projects, and report on media developments.
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Themes/Research Possibilities?

  • Human rights and media 13.Youth media 14.Human rights education projects 15.Strong interest or previous experience in Brazil 16.Documentary/media production skills 17. The X factor

IFP 2012 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Language requirements?
Seriously studying Portuguese is a must requirement. Student should be conversational in Portuguese by next summer or at least ready to become conversational during the course.
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Spring Course Requirement:
Global youth media
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Student living situation
Students have a choice of staying at a wonderful and affordable hotel or finding a furnished apartment. In 2010, the students started at the hotel and quickly found apartments, which they shared.
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Program Dates:
June 1st (Wednesday) - July 29th (Friday)
Peter Lucas
Information Session:
Friday, Sep 30th, 5-6pm, Room A-701