Steampunk at Old Tucson
TV segment about Wild Wild West Steampunk Con II for “Arizona Illustrated” on KUAT, Tucson’s PBS affiliate.
A piece on Bangladesh’s floods and subsequent refugee issues. Aired on More4 News (UK) and Al-Jazeera English.
Nicolas Haque, 6min, 2007
The Great Identity Swindle
One of 60 one-minute films commissioned by Moti Roti about South Asian identity. Spoken-word piece by Nikesh Shukla. Winner of the 2009 Satyajit Ray Short Film award.
2-min trailer for ethnomusicological documentary in Punjabi capturing the rarely-seen Ashura commemorations in Pakistan, learning about the Passion of Husayn (the Prophet Muhammad’s martyred grandson) through the eyes of a devotional singer and an organizer of the controversial ritual of zanjir.
Nadeem Kazmi, 60min, 2006
90-sec trailer for documentary following a group of traditional Afghani and Western jazz musicians one weekend as they prepare for an improvisational concert in London.
Fair Trade: A Friendship for Life
A look at the reality behind a UK importer’s festival stalls — not economic exploitation and sweatshops, but a friendship and loyalty over many years with her Indian supplier as both their businesses expand.
West End Eurovision
The London cast of Legally Blonde and their West End Eurovision winning performance, “Dancing Lasha Tumbai” by Verka Serduchka, Ukraine’s 2007 Eurovision entry.
West End Bares
London’s West End dancers perform a tightly choreographed, sexy routine.
Swimming to Bestival
BBC Radio 1 follows the team swimming to the Bestival Festival across the Solent to the Isle of Wight.
3 min, 2007
360 video: BBC Click’s innovative storytelling
Behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the makers of the first-ever half-hour newsmagazine programme shot entirely in 360 video.
The art of factual storytelling in virtual reality
BBC producers discuss a new form of documentary production.
The Chautauquan Daily
How Chautauqua Institution’s official newspaper serves as community newspaper, historical record and a training ground for tomorrow’s journalists.