APPLICATION DEADLINE: 17 June 2013
With the support of the Open Society Roma Initiatives, the Romedia Foundation is announcing a 2013 call for applications for a six-month internship for young Roma graduates.
“Taking into account the knowledge I started with at Romedia, I can certainly see the big improvement I have gained. Romedia Foundation has provided me with many new perspectives in documentary-making, digital technologies and media. I truly believe that this is one of the unique opportunities in life we can be part of – where you can do what you love, learn every day and know that in the end your work has a
positive impact on many people’s lives.”
Galya Stoyanova, intern at Romedia Foundation in 2012-3
The Romedia Foundation is a Romani non-governmental organization based in Budapest, Hungary, working to contribute to a positive perception of Romani ethnic identity, combating anti-Romani prejudice and provide alternative information to policy makers on Roma through the production of films and videos, international multimedia campaigns and public events. The organization was founded in 1992 and has since made use of television broadcasting, publishing and the opportunities offered by multimedia digital technology to provide an insider’s viewpoint on Roma issues, promote the self-representation and empowerment of Romani activists and challenge centuries-old prejudices about Roma.
The Romedia Foundation’s latest documentary film, Uprooted – Children’s Perspectives on Europe’s Repatriation Policies, entered the top three in the Child and Family Awards category at the 8th Al-Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival (Doha, Qatar, 2012). Teaser available here
The 3Brothers documentary film project just won the ZagrebDox HBO Adria Award for the best Pitch 2013
The Romedia Foundation’s award-winning Mundi Romani – The World through Roma Eyes news documentary series ran on Duna Television, Hungary between 2007 and 2011. Showreel available here The “I’m a Roma Woman” campaign has been running since 2009 and is to be further developed throughout 2013.