Your Photojournalism Survival Kit
with Ron Haviv
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07 How to Write a Successful Pitch Letter31:05
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About The Class
A toolkit from an accomplished photojournalist.
Capturing a story on film is a complex process. It demands an understanding of the issue at hand as well as the ability to condense, package, and pitch the story to a distributor. Successful photojournalists make a job of nailing down the details before a shoot and being prepared for anything.
- How to identify a captivating story and organize a plan for shooting it
- How to create a budget and a pitch letter
- How to plan for any eventuality during the shoot, and cope with setbacks when they strike
Finding Your Voice and Story03:47
Diversity of Multi-Platform Presentations23:33
The Importance of Research and Funding29:38
How to Craft a Budget20:03
How To Build Your Story - Mind Mapping22:22
How to Write a Successful Pitch Letter31:05
How To Use the Pitch Letter Template14:04
What to Do Before You Leave1:19:32
What to do When You Arrive09:58
Best Practices for Working in the Field04:27
Taking Care of Yourself When You Get Home04:05
Budget and Invoice Template
Medical Kit Supplies
Resources Mentioned In Class
Workshop Print Sale
Pitch Letter Template
100% of students recommend this class.
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Thank you Ron and Creative Live for the thoughtful and expansive course. Even for a pro, the information was often enlightening and definitely inspirational. The best way to learn is from a seasoned professional who knows how to teach in an organized manner. Appreciate the support materials as well. Will be out shooting stories no doubt! All the best, Karen Ollis, Karen Ollis Photo
Ron Haviv presents his generous insights and experience in a wonderfully paced and very clearly delivered manner. Combine him with the Creative Live platform and you have a magical educational experience. I'm so grateful to attend this course. I wish I had heard a presentation like this years back; it would have spared me some mistakes. If you're sitting on the fence buy this course. Tap into his wisdom. Enjoy.
I've been a following Ron Haviv for years. Love his expressions in delivering explanations. It's amazing to see and hear from the photographer behind the photos. Well structured course. Having Kenna's facilitation makes this workshop so worth watching. Thank you creativeLive for this great sensory experience!
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