Pitch Perfect - a Masterclass with Caroline Hunter
A 2 day workshop which will examine how to pitch ideas and proposals to magazine editors. Covering all aspects of the creation of personal projects, from coming up with original ideas to writing synopses and collaborating with writers, this course will aim to explore what makes a successful photo-story and will look at how photo-stories and projects get from concept to publication in a magazine. Caroline Hunter BIO: Caroline Hunter is a picture editor for The Guardian Weekend magazine, the award-winning Saturday supplement to the Guardian newspaper. She regularly commissions photography from around the world, from conceptual images to celebrity, portraits, still-life and documentary photography. Caroline has 20 years experience of commissioning photography and reviewing photo-essays, proposals and projects, for publication. She has previously worked for a number of different publications including The Telegraph Magazine and Time Out London. Caroline has given talks on photography and is regularly invited to review portfolios at leading photo-festivals. Caroline has acted as a judge for a number of international photography competitions including Portrait of Britain, LensCulture Street Photography awards, PDN Photo Annual and PhotoLucida/Critical Mass awards. In 2017, she was invited to be a nominator for the Deutsche Borse photography prize, and was a TV judge for the second series of Sky Arts’ Master of Photography.
The workshop will be held in english. A support for English to Italian translation is available on site.
Where: Leica Akademie Italy Via Mengoni 4, 20121 Milano (Piazza Duomo, on top of Leica Store e Galerie Milano).