Award-winning producer to discuss making videos with local impact

     

Andy Trimlett, an Emmy-award winning producer, will lead a workshop at Cal State San Bernardino on how to produce compelling videos about stories that affect the local community.

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'Let Your Voice Be Heard!' will be presented by CSUSB’s Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and the University Diversity Committee on Wednesday, May 23, from noon-1:30 p.m. in the College of Education building, Room 116.

“Let Your Voice Be Heard!” will be presented by CSUSB’s Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and the University Diversity Committee on Wednesday, May 23, from noon-1:30 p.m. in the College of Education building, Room 116.

The workshop will show participants how to bypass mainstream media and tell stories of importance to their communities, and give them the tools and resources to get started down the path of storytelling through video.

The workshop will show participants how to bypass mainstream media and tell stories of importance to their communities, and give them the tools and resources to get started down the path of storytelling through video.

Additionally, he will serve on a panel in the evening on May 23, from 6-8 p.m. at the Chemical Science Building, Room 128.  This panel is titled “Voices of theMiddle Eastin the Modern Media.”  The panel will include members of the Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies.

Trimlett has been producing television programs since graduating from the University of Washington with a master’s degree in Middle East studies. He has produced and edited television programs for KPBS, a San Diego-based public broadcasting channel, and PBS.

Since 2004, Trimlett has served as a volunteer producer with San Diego-based non-profit Alternate Focus, which broadcasts a weekly television program about Middle East issues and regularly works with organizations in the San Diego area.

He won a regional Emmy award for co-producing a KPBS documentary about Proposition 13, the property tax law that affects communities all across California. He is currently producing a documentary about the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

For more information on the workshop, contact Kevin Grisham at  kgrisham@csusb.edu or (909) 537-7569.

For more information on Cal State San Bernardino, contact the university’s Office of Public Affairs at (909) 537-5007 and visit news.csusb.edu.