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Panos Pictures Video Team is looking for freelance editors & a producer

Panos Pictures
is a photo agency specialising in global social issues, driven by the vision and commitment of its photographers and staff. Panos is known internationally for its fresh and intelligent approach and respected for its integrity and willingness to pursue stories beyond the contemporary media agenda.
The video team produces a range of short films. These jobs will cover primarily communications films for NGO partners and CSR programs with the possibility of being involved in some independent shorts and online editorial news. We work closely with our partners on all stages of production including research and treatment, storyboarding, shooting, editing, post production and distribution.


Panos Pictures are keen to hear from Editors who are free from September and October. We have a variety of online short form productions that will be requiring Editors in the coming weeks and months, and are keen to get a bank of available people on file.

We are especially keen to hear from editors who have worked with NGOs and International Organisations as well as some experience of broadcast. Please only apply if you are an editor with relevant experience.

Multiple language skills, knowledge of After Effects and Da Vinci Resolve a bonus.

Please send a short bio and links to your work to Anna Stevens,
Deadline for applications is end of day Monday 5 September.
Please also advise on your rates and availability.


Video producer
We’re looking for an experienced Video Producer to lead our video output on a temporary basis (approx. 2 days a week, mid-September until mid-January). The producer will be responsible for end to end production of short promotional documentary films for our clients, primarily NGOs and International Organisations. The role covers pre-production (including pitching & scripting to brief, budgeting and logistical: negotiations, clearances/visas, accommodation, kit, travel and crew), shoot production from a distance (liaising with our existing network of freelance filmmakers to manage international shooting schedules), and management of edit and post production with freelancers.

You will have track record of working for a range of clients, of different production types and scale, and of delivering on time and on budget.

This role is client facing and requires some creative input to shape briefs to treatment stage.

Relevant editing experience would be advantageous but not essential. We have existing relationships with freelancers for post production but would expect you to also bring your own networks.

We are looking for someone with solid experience of working in a professional video production environment. Ideally you will have some experience of working in the third sector and of production of online short form content but this is not essential. You will be confident and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Skills required for this role include:

- Experience managing the production process from start to finish, with creative input and logistical control. Scheduling all work and ensuring that projects are delivered on time, on budget and to brief.
- Overseeing all aspects of post production and delivery including transcription and translation, grade, voiceover, graphics and mix.
- Own network of post production contributors.
- Excellent client focus.
- Experience managing a team of production staff, editors, graphic
designers and freelance production crews.
- Completion of production paperwork including release forms, licensing agreements and contracts.
- Confident with arranging travel, visas, and filming permits abroad.
- Experienced in creating and managing production budgets.
- Negotiating costs with key suppliers such as studios, post production facilities,
and crew.
- Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate a number of projects simultaneously

- Experience successfully leading creative treatments and pitching to clients.
- Experience producing online and short form content
- Ability to edit on FCP7, FCPX, Adobe Premier or similar editing software
- Knowledge of After Effects and Da Vinci Resolve
- Language skills


Please apply with a covering letter, a short bio and links to films you have produced.
In the cover letter we would like you to explain your roles and responsibilities in the production of the films you send.
Please also advise on your rates and availability.

Negotiable – please send rates with application

Freelancer (24 days (approx. 2 days a week over 16 weeks: end Sept – early Jan with a break expected over Christmas). Some flexibility required.


Please send your application to Anna Stevens,
Deadline for applications is end of day Monday 5 September.


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New short film about T-Rex by Zackary Canepari

CNN and Victory Journal have teamed up with Panos photographer and film maker Zackary Canepari to produce his latest short film about Claressa Shields (aka T-Rex), the 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the women’s middleweight category, who is through to the semi-final of the competition in Rio de Janeiro and is fighting on 19 August 2016.

CLARESSA from zackary canepari on Vimeo.

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Sanjit Das featured in Through India’s Lens on ARTE

Panos photographer Sanjit Das is featured in one part of a four part series on photographers working in India called Through India’s Lens. To view the film, click on the play button below.

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Ian Teh teaching masterclass at Obscura 2016 photo festival in Malaysia

Panos photographer Ian Teh is teaching a master class as part of this year’s Obscura 2016 photo festival which is taking place in Malaysia from 15 to 20 August 2016.


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James Oatway named a finalist at African Journalist Awards 2016

James Oatway has been named as one of 38 finalists from 14 African countries in this year’s CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2016.

The finalists are given an all-expense paid four day programme of workshops, media forums and networking in Johannesburg, South Africa, culminating in a Gala Award Ceremony in October 2016.



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Stefan Boness speaking at International Conference on Eritrean Studies in Asmara, Eritrea

Stefan Boness will be speaking and presenting his work on Asmara – Asmara: Frozen City – at the International Conference on Eritrean Studies at the:

Hotel Asmara Palace
Salon Massawa
Deb. Mie 04 – Expo Area
Asmara , Eritrea

on Wednesday, 20th July 2016 from 3.10 to 3.30pm.


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New book and exhibition – Tim Smith’s India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai and Britain

Panos photographer Tim Smith‘s work focusing on the story of Gujarat and Mumbai and their links with Britain will has been published by Northern Arts Publications as a book – India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai and Britain and will be exhibited at:

Bagshaw Museum
Wilton Park
West Yorkshire WF17 0AS

from 16 July until 23 September 2016.


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New book by Stefan Boness – Asmara, Africa’s Jewel of Modernity – published on 15 July 2016

Stefan Boness’ new book – Asmara, Africa’s Jewel of Modernity – will be published by Jovis Verlag in Germany on 16 July 2016.


To purchase a copy of the book, please click here.

To view more images from the series on the Panos site, please click here.

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William Daniels named as finalist at Leica’s Oskar Barnack Award

Panos photographer William Daniels has been named as one of twelve finalists at this year’s prestigious Oskar Barnack Award. The winner takes a prize of € 25,000 and one of the latest Leica cameras.

William’s submission to the award is his long term project on the Central African Republic – charting the country’s descent into civil war and the difficult aftermath.

WDA-Oskar Barnack

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Call for entries for Next to Me Master Class with Mads Nissen

Panos photographer Mads Nissen and Mads Greve, professor in photojournalism at the Danish School of Media and Journalism and member of Prospekt Photographers, are holding a Workshop entitled Next to Me in Copenhagen (5 – 7 October 2016) and St Petersburg (3 – 7 October 2016). The workshop is free for the successful applicants and will result in a photo book production on Russian-Nordic relations.

Photographers need to be from North West Russia or from one of the Nordic countries – Iceland, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Aaland. Participants must be under the age of 35 and cannot be students or participants in the 2014-NJC Masterclass “Next Door”. Participants must speak English at a good level.


Click here for more information on how to apply.

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Lianne Milton raising funds for the people of the Sertão in Brazil affected by drought

Panos photographer Lianne Milton is raising funds for the people of the Sertão region in northeastern Brazil who have been affected by the worst drought to hit the region in 50 years.

The project – Hinterland – looks at the lives of subsistence farmers in what is the largest concentration of rural poverty in Latin America, the Sertão.

The project will be exhibited at this year’s Festival Photo La Gacilly in Brittany, France, and prints from the series are available to buy from the Hinterland Website ( for US $ 100.00 each. The money raised will go to one of two organisations working in the Sertão, helping farmers cope with the effects of the drought.

LMT Hinterland

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Kacper Kowalski wins 1st Prize at Grand Press Photo

Kacper Kowalski has won the first prize in the Environment category of this year’s Grand Press Photo contest in Poland with his work entitled Faces of Earth, a portrait of energy, change and power.


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Lianne Milton raising funds for the people of the Sertão in Brazil affected by drought

Kacper Kowalski wins 1st prize at Grand Press Photo

Chris de Bode wins Lens Culture portrait award

Alfredo D’Amato at Medphoto in Rethymnon, Crete

Lianne Milton & Shiho Fukada at Festival Photo La Gacilly, France

Rhodri Jones at Photomeria Photo Festival, Ioannina, Greece

Kieran Dodds in Sunday Times Magazine

Stefan Boness in TIME Magazine

Various Panos photographers in CNN Year in Pictures

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