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Juega Conmigo

The ability to communicate to an institutional audience while maintaining a creative edge is a skill I’ve worked to hone over the years. Thus, many of my assignments involve documenting grants commissioning clients have received from government institutions or charitable foundations as a visual presentation of the progress achieved. This award from the Lego Foundation was, quite literally, a lot more fun than usual to chronicle. The Juega Conmigo (Come Play with Me), program implements child health, nutrition, early stimulation and protection programs for young children in Guatemala’s highlands, with a volunteer Guide Mother as the main entry point into the community. “The program strengthens the ability of parents to support their child’s development through of fun and games, taking play as the basis for the development of children’s abilities,” says ChildFund Guatemala Early Childhood Education Officer, Cristine Ajpacaja. “We work with children aged 0 to 4, seeking to change[…]

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I’m Still Here

I’m still here; a desperate title to my latest entry, and one to define a peculiar and surreal time in my career. How in the world can I still be working into the 7th month of international travel restrictions? Answer: I’m privileged to have clients that look to me to tell their stories and communicate their crucial work to donors, stakeholders and the public at large. Here are a few highlights of videos I’ve edited and produced over the last few months. The majority of the shots were mined from my footage archive, with a bit of supplement from Pond5. The above piece was made for Corus International, a new ensemble of organizations working to end extreme poverty by harnessing the combined powers of the private for-profit and development-aid sectors. This is currently airing in ads on LinkedIn in order to introduce the new umbrella organization to professionals working in[…]

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