DocXplorers Series – Candy Hernandez

The DocXplorers Series will involve interviews with industry practitioners and issue experts from across the Parallel Lives Network’s Members and supporters. We begin with Candy Hernandez in Jakarta, Indonesia. Her current roles: Managing Director at ASEAN PR Network, Secretariat for Global Alliance Asia Pacific Region (GAP) and Director of International Relations and Partnership Office at …

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Gamification & Virtual Challenges

Well, I managed to hit my target of 26 miles for the Inca Trail virtual challenge and received my medal in the post. We decided to create a display at the Doc Media Centre using resources from the Parallel Lives Network plus the two virtual DocTours created last year to Cambodia & Peru. This really …

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Exploring Through Virtual Challenges

I decided to take part in a virtual challenge organised by Conqueror Challenges….an opportunity to explore places I’d already visited or new places that I’ll probably never get to (like the Inca trail in Peru) using online resources. My first challenge took me back to Cambodia that I visited in 2017 and again twice in …

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Planning Your Podcast

Guest talk today at De Montfort University to Level 6 students taking the Live Presentation module. Thanks to Sumeer Kalyani, Lecturer on the Broadcast Journalism Degree for the invitation to talk to the students about planning their 10-minute podcasts. Sumeer like myself teaches part-time at DMU while working in the media industry – he is …

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DocXplorers Programme

The DocXplorers programme is where the Doc Media Centre’s resources ‘intersect’ with the Parallel Lives Network. Through the creative use of documentary media from our Museum, Archive and Library collections – including films, photography, audio and new media – we will be creating exhibitions, events and immersive experiences that connect individuals with the world around them. These …

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Event: Turn Up The Volume

The Parallel Lives Network (PLN) is extremely excited to be working on a special ‘youth led’ event focused on the theme of ‘Movement’. Off the back of the success of the World Photography Day newsroom delivered in partnership with World Awareness for Children in Trauma (WACIT) back in August, it was agreed that the PLN …

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Network Bulletin – November 21

Please find below our November Network Bulletin. The aim is to keep you informed of what Members are up to across the Parallel Lives Network. We look forward to your feedback and please share your news with us for posting on the website & social media channels. John Coster Director, Parallel Lives Network

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LSPR UPSCALES! Programme

Recently I was asked to deliver a workshop to academic colleagues at LSPR in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was their third workshop in the LSPR Upscales! Programme – Short movie production for enhancing international social campaign. ‘LSPR UPSCALE intends to improve the capability of LSPR lecturers which is expected to be used to improve the knowledge, …

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