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Talking Images produces film documentaries and image videos for Non Government Organisations, International Aid and Development Agencies.

Alejandro Garcia as an international consultant and Talking Images works with a growing international team, and is also interested to collaborate and supports new filmmakers in or from around the world.

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Lesedi la Batho – South Africa

This film had been made to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Lesedi la Batho and it was presented at the 5th year celebration, which took place in October 2016 at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Lesedi la Batho is a Christian faith based NGO that seeks to inspire, empower, motivate, engage and equip the youth and the community at large through sport, education, skills training and social enterprise development, community wellness and arts & culture. http://www.lesedilabatho.co.za

Gemeinsam zur Energiewende – Germany (GERMAN)

Ziel des Projekts ist es, Potenziale für erneuerbare Energien zu ermitteln und Perspektiven für einen nachhaltigen Umgang mit Energie aufzuzeigen. Dabei will das Projekt ein Bewusstsein für das Thema nachhaltige Energiegewinnung und -verbrauch schaffen und Möglichkeiten aufzeigen, wie jede/r Einzelne/r seine persönliche Energiewende gestalten kann.

Neben der Universität und der Universitätsstadt Tübingen ist das Institut für Energiewirtschaft und Rationelle Energieanwendung der Universität Stuttgart, die Stadtwerke Tübingen, die Imakomm AKADEMIE, die Kommunen bei der Stadtentwicklung berät, das Umweltzentrum Tübingen sowie der Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Regionalverband Neckar-Alb am „Energielabor Tübingen“ beteiligt. gemeinsam-zur-energiewende.de

UNHCR – PASSAGES

Passages is a game simulation and education tool developed by UNCHR to create a better understanding of the problems of refugees.

This simulation was organised by the American International School Johannesburg, South Africa as part of the 2016 Classroom Without Walls Service Learning programme.

Service Learning at Afrika Tikkun – South Africa

This Video is about the Service Learning Programme of the American International School in Johannesburg. In this case the students learn by servicing their skills in 4 different activities run by AFRIKA TIKKUN, a South African NGO in Diepsloot, one of the poorest townships in Gauteng.

For more information on AFRIKA TIKKUN watch under: http://www.afrikatikkun.org

Center for welcoming Refugees – Germany (GERMAN)

While the refugees wait for their first documentation and clarification of their status, the German Red Cross  volunteers together with the local population support many different activities. Here is just a small sneak preview of the refugees and culture they bring with.

ZiZa – South Africa, promotion video to recruit new volunteers from the Netherlands and Belgium.

The purpose of the foundation is to establish a programme between local South African projects and volunteers from abroad.

Meetse-A-Bophelo School, Mamelodi township, AISJ – Service Learning Program, South Africa

Parents and friends from the AISJ Pretoria go every two weeks to Meetse-A-Bophelo Primary School in Mamelodi East to read and interact with the learners in English.

Service Learning Programme at the American International School in Johannesburg.

This is the first of 3 videos about the Service Learning Programme from the AISJ in Johannesburg. In this case the students learn by servicing a NGO in Diepsloot, one of the poorest townships in Johannesburg.

WHAT IS SERVICE LEARNING? Service Learning is teaching and learning that connects positive and meaningful action in the community with academic learning, personal growth and civic responsibility. It empowers students to develop new skills and knowledge through integrated connections to the academic curriculum.

Ratanang Day Care – North Pretoria, South Africa

This video was made on behalf of The Ratanang Day Care center, South Africa.

Lesedi la Batho is a Christian faith based NGO that seeks to inspire, empower, motivate, engage and equip the youth and the community at large through sport, education, skills training and social enterprise development, community wellness and arts & culture.
 Lesedi la Batho recognised the need in the community for a day care project which would help the teenage mothers to finish their education and create a better future for them and their baby. This was the birth of the Ratanang Day Care centre, and to this day, our focus remains on providing this essential support to young mothers in need.

For donations please refer to https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/support-us-with-2

Raise the Children International – US/South Africa

Contribution to Raise the Children International (United States of America/South Africa), with the aim of support the recruitment of new Teacher-Fellows for the school year 2017 in South Africa. For more information see: raisethechildren.org

The Team

Alejandro Garcia, Photographer, Filmmaker and Talking Images CEO

Alejandro Tubal Garcia is an international consultant and communication expert in the field of sustainable development and international cooperation.

For the past 15 years he has predominantly worked in the field of sustainable energy and international cooperation. He is an experienced advisor in energy, migration, water, transport, basic education and health in Africa, Latin America and Europe. He worked both for the private sector managing the country office of a German Renewable Energy Developer in Latin America as well as for the German International Cooperation (GIZ) in Germany and Africa.

Alejandro started his journalistic experience writing articles for magazines in the field of renewable energies. He is a passionate photographer capturing the “behind the scene” of social and technical themes in his quest for letting images talk for themselves. Alejandro recently also embarked on documentary filming and shooting videos for Non-Government- Organisations and international Institutions. Due to his in depth work experience in the sector, he advises and supports them with communicating project results in an engaging, innovative way and to a broader audience.

Franco Pellegrini, songwriter, producer and instrumentalist

Franco Pellegrini is an independent Pop-Rock songwriter, singer and instrumentalist who uses a combination of acoustic open guitar chords, guitar effects and Andean instruments in composing his memorable, upbeat and heartwarming songs. Franco writes and sings mostly in his native Spanish, covering both Latin Rock and Pop genres. He also composes warm, nostalgic Latin and Pop instrumentals.

Franco’s music has been featured in several projects and TV shows, such as MTV and the Sportsman Channel.
Franco’s first album “iNVeNTáNDoTe” is a compilation of songs written while he was living in Italy and Switzerland.

Franco says that even though he enjoys performing, his passion lies in the creative and technical process of creating a fantastic song.

Franco has also his own independent music company: www.francopellegrini.com, but since 2015 started to collaborate with Talking Images.

Amai Haukamp, Film Director and Journalist

Amai Haukamp is an experience German journalist with a long record working for Spiegel TV. She started to collaborate with Talking Images in 2016, where she is acts as film director in the production of an Image film and 6 short stories about Lesedi, a South African NGO.

Malena García Cámara, Film Director (Student)

Malena García Cámara is currently studying for Film Director at the “Universidad del Cine” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is also proficiency in Premiere Pro CC, Final Cut 7, Final Cut X, Assimilate Scratch, DaVincci, After Effects, Photoshop and Adobe Muse.

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