Glen is Co-Founder of Mojofest Ltd, the company behind Mojofest and Titanium Media, a media training and consultancy firm which specializes in mobile journalism and social video storytelling.
Glen previously worked for RTÉ. While head of innovation with RTÉ he founded Mojocon- the 1st international mobile journalism conference which was held on an annual basis from 2015-2017, Mojofest is his own independent alternative to this event. He has trained thousands of journalists in Europe, the Middle East and the U.S., across television, radio, print and online and his specialities are Mobile Journalism, Video Journalism, DSLR FilmMaking and Photography. Glen frequently speaks at journalism and technology conferences with notable recent appearances including RadioDays Europe and IBC Conference Amsterdam.
Mark is Founder of PurpleBridge Media, a training and consultancy firm in the U.K.
He has trained thousands of journalists, marketers, charity workers and entrepreneurs to shoot professional videos with smartphones. Previous clients include the European Broadcasting Union, Oxfam, SKY, Help for Heroes, SVT Sweden, Sanoma Newspaper Group Finland, Asia Media Summit China, Wan-IFRA Delhi.
Mark worked for the BBC for 12 years before starting Purple Bridge Media which offers training and video production. He has been involved in training and implementing new ways of working in major broadcasters such as SKY and BBC as well as academic institutions and companies.
GUEST TRAINERS / CONTRIBUTORS
Along the journey we will meet a number of special guests who will share their local knowledge and expertise with us to make the trip all the more memorable.
Cork native Brendan Ó Sé is an award-winning fine art photographer/iPhone photographer and the iPhone Photographer of the Year, 2017.
Brendan was part of the original Apple World Gallery of images shot on iPhone 6 in 2015. As well as winning many awards in international prestigious competitions, Brendan has been invited to speak about and exhibit his work around the world. His mobile photography workshops in Ireland are very popular and he has also
given workshops in places such as Cyprus, Iceland, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Using the iPhone he tries to see and create in unusual ways and this results in some unique imagery and striking street photography.
Seán Mac an tSíthigh
Seán is an award-winning video journalist with RTÉ, Ireland’s national broadcaster. Based on the Dingle peninsula in Co. Kerry, and working alone, he covers the more remote parts of the Cork/Kerry region. Much of his work has a rural emphasis, with a focus on community issues. Farming, fishing, wildlife and cultural stories form the core of his work, while his style is defined by rich character-centered stroytelling.
His academic background is in the area of Irish folklore. He has edited a number of books and published numerous articles on various aspects of Irish folklore. Of particular interest to him is the relationship between landscape, lore, placenames and community. Seán’s material features on RTÉ’s Six One and 9 News bulletins, as well as the Irish language news platforms of Nuacht RTÉ and Nuacht TG4. He regularly uses his mobile phone to film and generate content for his news items and in 2012 Seán became the first Irish journalist to use a mobile phone and iPad to shoot and edit a tv news package. He has also worked as a video journalist on international stories, such as the refugee/migrant crises in the Mediterranean, the Paris terrorist attacks, the U.S. elections. Seán has also filmed, produced, directed and presented a number of documentaries for TG4 in the past. Many of the documentaries draw from aspects of Irish history and culture. These include Sherpa (2012), Misinéir na nDuganna: The Priest, The Mob, The Movie (2011) Fear Bán na Slumanna (2008), Son of Kerry, Son of Sam (2018). Seán is also the studio presenter on TG4’s folklore series ‘Béaloideas Beo’.
More special guests to be announced.