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The podcast for news and documentary filmmakers who want to improve their craft and have fun along the way. Hosted by Christian Parkinson, editor of Imagejunkies.net

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The podcast for news and documentary filmmakers who want to improve their craft and have fun along the way. Hosted by Christian Parkinson, editor of Imagejunkies.net

    Journalism and PTSD: A conversation with Gavin Campbell

    Journalism and PTSD: A conversation with Gavin Campbell

    PTSD is a big issue for many journalists around the world. In this episode of the podcast I speak with cameraman Gavin Campbell who has temporarily put down the camera to study a Masters on War & Psychiatry.
    This is a fascinating interview that shines a light on the subject from a number of different angles. 
    If you want to reach out to Gavin then he is on Twitter - https://twitter.com/gavincampbelltv
    Please do leave a comment and a review or contact me directly on Twitter and Instagram where I am @imagejunkies. 

    • 38 min
    Pak Yiu: Working in China and covering the Hong Kong protests

    Pak Yiu: Working in China and covering the Hong Kong protests

    In today's episode news and documentary filmmaker Christian Parkinson(@imagejunkies) talks to the brilliant Pak Yiu - an AFP video journalist currently working in China. 
    In this episode the guys discuss the trials and tribulations of working as a journalist in China, covering the recent demonstrations in Hong Kong and the latest kit they've been using. 
    To find out more about Pak Yiu you can check out his twitter page. 

    • 41 min
    Travelling: An audio diary from Sudan

    Travelling: An audio diary from Sudan

    In today's short episode I share an audio diary I kept from a recent trip to Sudan to cover the ongoing issues since the fall of President Bashir. 
    It's mainly focused on kit and the issues around customs and importing equipment - something that seems to be getting more and more difficult for those of us who travel. 

    • 14 min
    Breaking into wildlife filmmaking with Alex Braczkowski

    Breaking into wildlife filmmaking with Alex Braczkowski

    Hey guys,
    apologies for the long break but the Imagejunkies Podcast is back and rolling again. In today's episode I talk with the brilliant Alex Braczkowski about his work as a wildlife researcher and filmmaker. 
    Alex is originally from South Africa but is currently in Australia finishing his PhD. His work studying and filming Tree Climbing Lions is quite outstanding.
    In this interview we discuss everything from travelling with a drone in Africa to sources of funding for wildlife filmmakers. Get a pen and paper ready because this episode is packed with useful stuff. 
    If you want to reach out to Alex his Instagram account is very excellent and he is very active - https://www.instagram.com/alexbraczkowski/
    He also has a website - http://www.alexanderbraczkowski.com/ 

    • 28 min
    Covering war and hostile environments

    Covering war and hostile environments

    In the latest episode of the Imagejunkies podcast I talk about covering war - how to prepare, what to take and the challenges you will face. 
    This is taken from a chapter in my book Camera confidential which can be ordered from Amazon via this link - https://amzn.to/2Sg5s5O 
    You can also check out my Instagram page to keep in touch - https://www.instagram.com/imagejunkies/ or visit my website - https://imagejunkies.net/ 

    • 23 min
    Underwater cameraman: An interview with Jason Boswell

    Underwater cameraman: An interview with Jason Boswell

    In today's episode Christian Parkinson interviews an underwater filmmaker from South Africa called Jason Boswell. Jason was a news cameraman but decided to specialise after falling in love with diving. 
    If you are interested in how to break into underwater camerawork, what kit to use and how to succeed in the field then this is the episode for you. 
    To find out more about Jason then visit his Instagram page.
    You can also find other articles and old podcasts over at Christian's website www.imagejunkies.net. 

    • 21 min

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