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"I feel well integrated in my new home country. I have had good opportunities to become independent and an equal citizen like any other Swedish person in the country"

About the project

Stories and memories of migration and integration of an older generation of women, the “Grandmothers”, are seldom collected or retold. Male immigrants may be credited for their contribution to their host countries development, through their hard work often in mundane or physically demanding work. The grandmothers played an equally important role in this contribution, by raising families and in some instances whilst working full time. They are not however given the same credit for their role in the story of migration and integration. Through engaging young people of migrant or refugee background in their local community to record and share such stories, the project aims to develop key skills in interpretation, heritage and media, in a setting of migration, tolerance and diversity.

The project team is developing comprehensive high-quality training material and guidelines for youth workers which will extend and develop their competence in working with young migrants and refugees in intercultural environments. An online platform will be used to curate and share the stories along with pop-up exhibitions in each partner country.

Outputs

Engagement

A methodology for engaging youth in local culture and heritage.

Training curriculum

A training curriculum and course for Youth Workers – “Engaging Youth in Heritage”

Guidelines

Guidelines for Youth community empowerment campaign on migration issues

Online story platform

An online platform to create and share the migration & integration stories and other resources.

Migration heritage

A methodology for developing “Migration Heritage” trails in cities and towns for engaging migrant youth in their local community

Creating exhibitions

A methodology for creating pop-up and online exhibitions, for youth engagement purposes in colleges, libraries, museums and community associations.


 
 

Welcome to our series of tutorials on how to develop your media and interview skills so you and your team can conduct a quality interview with Grandma and upload her story to the Grandma’s Story website, so other young people in Europe can see your work.

The course is aimed at Youth Workers and young people involved in their community who would like to interview a grandma and tell her story to the rest of Europe.

Aims of the course: - The aim of this course is to develop your basic filming making and interview skills so you and your team can conduct an interview with confidence. What you will learn using the video tutorials.

  • Setup and use a camera to record video
  • Learn about cutaway objects and photos that you can use in final edit to enhance the story you are telling
  • Setup and use an audio recording device
  • Learn about lighting for an interview
  • Put those 3 elements together to setup for an interview
  • Copyright, what is it and why is it important to Interviews skills
  • Learn basic film editing skills by using free software you can download to put your interview together and make it look professional
  • How to upload your interview to the “Grandma’s Tales” website.

VT01 Media and Interview Skills Course Introduction


VT02 How to use the Tutorials


VT03 Team Roles for your Interview


VT04 How to Setup Your Cameras


VT05 How to setup your Lighting


VT06 Recording Audio


VT07 - Coming Soon


VT08 Copyright


VT09 Mashkura Interview Skills Case Study


VT10 Interview Tips with Robert


VT11 - Coming Soon


VT12 - Coming Soon


VT13 - Coming Soon


VT14 Basic Editing in HitFilm


VT15 Synching Audio and Video


VT16 Making Transitions


VT17 Adding Titles and Credits to your Edit


VT18 Adding Music to your Edit


VT19 Rendering and Exporting your Finished Video


VT20 Simon Interview Setup for Partners

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