Explore with Nora Agapi at the ”Exploration Workshop”

Explore the cinema world with Nora Agapi – director of photography of the documentaries “Decoding Dacia” and “Leaving Transylvania.” A successful photographer with works published in National Geographic, Sunday Times, Cosmopolitan and other internationally renowned publications. Nora will tutor EXPLORATION WORKSHOP.

The Exploration Workshop is geared towards young people eager to explore the film medium and give them a chance to be guided by professionals to make a short film on a social topic of their concern. It will also include team building, self-confidence, personality training and focus on increased social awareness and creative storytelling.

During the 5-day intensive workshop, the participants will learn the fundamental tools of documentary filmmaking including Camera and Sound Recording, Basics of Documentary Scriptwriting and Editing. The participants will apply what they learn by creating short group projects in production workshops under the guidance of their instructors. Following production and post-production of each project, the groups will screen their work in the class and will engage in discussion and constructive feedback. The finalized projects will be projected on the big screen on the closing day of the festival.

Nora Agapi is a graduate of the National Film University in Bucharest, with an MA in Digital Arts at Athens University. She is the Director of Photography for several feature documentary films (“American Oasis: Harvesting the Sky to Live in a Dry Land”, “Decoding Dacia”, “Off The Beaten Track”, “Forest of Crocodiles”, “Low Cost”, “Leaving Transylvania”), and for many fiction and documentary shorts. A member of the Romanian Cinematographer Association, collaborating with Corbis Agency she is also an accomplished photographer, with work published in National Geographic, Sunday Times, Cosmopolitan, Elle, FHM, and 4WD. Her documentaries have been selected at top film festivals (Berlin, Rotterdam, TIFF, Astra, etc), and multiple personal and group photo exhibitions (TIAV).