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Put Palestine on TV - Learn How at this Media Workshop

When: Saturday July 7, 2007 starting 10 am - 2 pm

Snacks provided during break

Admission Free! All Welcome!

Please advertise, call and invite your friends!


  • Planning for Television Production
  • Camera-Microphone Techniques
  • Interview Techniques
  • On-location Shooting
  • Editing
  • Broadcasting on Cable & Satellite
  • DVD Production and Distribution (Libraries & Schools)
  • Uploading Shows to the Web (Google, Myspace, Youtube, & Blip)
  • Part-Time Al-Awda Administrative/Media Assistant opportunity

Workshop by:

Dr. Ahlam Muhtaseb - a Palestinian assistant professor and researcher of public relations and media studies at California State University, San Bernardino. She is an active member of Al-Awda San Diego.

Edward Sweed - co-founder Alternate Focus which produces and broadcasts weekly Middle East related documentaries on public access stations in San Diego, New York and other cities. Ed earned his B. S. from Temple University in Philadelphia, and a Masters from San Diego State University. Before retiring he was a high school teacher of filmmaking. His students won local and state awards. He also has taught film courses in the extension programs at three local universities. He uses his filmmaking skills to promote justice and peace. Congressman Filner in Washington used his video, "The Stones Will Cry Out," which depicted the effects of the harsh 1996 immigration law.

Andy Trimlett received his M.A. in Middle East Studies from the University of Washington and his B.A. in International Security and Conflict Resolution from San Diego State Univerity. He has worked with Alternate Focus since 2004. He has traveled throughout Europe and Turkey, through West Africa, and to Yemen, where he studied Arabic. Andy spent a year and a half as the General Manager (USA) of the Middle East Broadcasters Association. He currently works for KPBS TV/FM. Andy has produced and co-produced several programs for Alternate Focus, including Divesting from Violence: Presbyterian Policy in the Middle East. He also interviewed two former Israeli Soldiers for Burning Conscience: Israeli Soldiers Speak Out, and is currently producing a documentary about the recent war in Lebanon.

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For more information, contact:

Al-Awda San Diego
The Palestine Right to Return Coalition
PO Box 131352
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA
Tel: 760-685-3243
Fax: 360-933-3568
Email: [email protected]


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