Partnership: LSPR Jakarta, Indonesia

LSPR International Relations and Partnership Office, officially welcomed the Documentary Media Centre, Leicester, United Kingdom via an online MOU signing on Tuesday, 8th March 2022. It was signed by John on behalf of the Documentary Media Centre with Mr. Mikael Yulius Cobis M.Si. M.M, the Dean for Faculty of Communication Studies at LSPR Communication and …

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Talk: Khon Kaen University in Thailand

On Sunday 20th February I was asked by Pat Kotchapakdee from Khon Kaen University KKU in Thailand to give a guest talk to his MA students. As they attend at 09:00 Sunday mornings I was online at the Documentary Media Centre at 02:00! The 19 International students came from China, Laos and Thailand to study …

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DocXplorers Series – Pat Kotchapakdee

The DocXplorers Series involves John Coster interviewing industry practitioners and issue experts from across the Parallel Lives Network’s Members and supporters. Next up is Pat Kotchapakdee from the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Khon Kaen University In our interview, we discuss his image selected by National Geographic Your Shot and the growing film archive at the University. The footage …

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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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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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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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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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Sponsorship of Showcase Award

The SDGFilmfest was formed by LSPR and DMU in March 2018. Participants recognised the sheer scope and importance of global challenges such as equality, the environment, human and civil rights, and the need to raise awareness of these issues within Developing Nations and the West to facilitate their achievement. SDGFilmfest is funded by the Global …

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New Doc Media Centre

Project details – We have a partnership with Khon Kaen University (Thailand) that provides us with a dedicated space for the establishment of a Doc Media Centre. Thanks to the support of Dr Pat Kotchapakdee, Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs and Communication, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts we will be delivering online …

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