Storytellers is a free training program aimed at developing the skills to create socially impactful short films for students in the Southern region. The program is fully sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and implemented by ForGood Vietnam.
StoryTellers runned from March 2023 to June 2023 and consisted of three components: Training, Coaching, and Short Film Production. The goal is to equip participants with film production skills and enable them to create documentaries on social topics that are of interest to young people and they wish to share. The program is one of the contributing factors in promoting sustainable development awareness at individual schools and in the Southern region as a whole.
The StoryTellers Kick-off Event and Meeting with Oscar Shortlist – Director Hà Lệ Diễm on March 1, 2023
Students who meet the following criteria can register to participate in the Program:
Mentees engaging in discussions with speakers during the class
When participating in the program, mentees will have the following benefits:
The StoryTellers program consists of three main components: Training, Coaching, and Short Film Production.
During the training phase, StoryTellers provides instruction on video shooting techniques, screenwriting, and ideation for film projects. This phase will take place two days per week for four weeks at the U.S. Center, located within the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.
StoryTellers mentees focused on studying the workshop
After the training and coaching process, each mentee will develop a script idea, create a shooting plan, and produce a short film under the guidance of coaches for a period of two months. They will then present the project results at the U.S. Center, located within the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.
Mentee received awards at the StoryTellers Short Film Projects Summary
& Award Ceremony on June 2, 2023.
The program was hold from December 2022 to June 2023, with the following key milestones:
In terms of the registration process for StoryTellers, the Organizing Committee will review applications submitted through a form, which includes the following documents:
Other information about the program:
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