2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

How New Technology is Changing War Zone Filmmaking

Monday, March 16
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Austin Convention Center


Imagine landing in a post-disaster or humanitarian crisis zone with only a camera. David Darg (RYOT) Daniel McCabe (This Is Congo) and Kaj Larsen (Vice News) are filmmakers and correspondents who look for beauty in chaos and tell individual stories to give context to global disasters. They’ll discuss their work creating powerful films in places like Congo, Haiti, Afghanistan & Mexico and how to connect with people who have lived through horrific, life-altering experiences. Their work is part of a changing filmmaking landscape through technology. They give a unique voice to those affected by disaster and will discuss making art in extreme conditions to tell what would have been untold stories of disaster, human impact and survival.


Daniel McCabe


Redux Pictures

Dan graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY with a BFA in Photography and Film. He started his journalistic career taking a staff news photographer position in one of New York’s daily newspa...

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David Darg



David spent the last decade as a first responder and frontline contributor for Reuters, the BBC and CNN, covering some of the world’s largest natural disasters and wars. As Vice President of Operat...

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Nick Bicanic


Purpose Films


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