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Talking Images is a production company founded by international consultant Alejandro Garcia. Together with a multinational and multidisciplinary team he has produced documentaries and image videos for Non-Governmental Organizations, International Aid Organizations and Development Agencies from around the world.

At Talking Images Productions we believe we have pooled together production talents from around the world with multi-facetted professional know-how. We believe in collaborating with talents from different countries and backgrounds and creating content for many different audiences.

Through our captivating cinematography and cost effective post production we can deliver an individualized end-product aimed at reaching our clients’ designated audiences and leaving behind a long lasting impression.

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Perspective Europe

PERSPECTIVE is an innovative social business with a major social impact. It relies on a digital platform to connect stakeholders, with different interests and perspectives and helps them reach their goals. We connect these parties from multiple levels to work on a sustainable perspective together.

The platform and algorithm based technology ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of the solution. Refugees have the possibility to tailor their needs for various nationwide projects through GPS usage. This innovative social software is transparent and can be easily applied in every case. For more information see: http://perspective-europe.de

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

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The Team

Sandra Papke

Writer and Producer

Sandra is a freelance video producer from Austria who joined Talking Images Productions in 2016. She holds a B.A degree in Visual and Media Art Production with concentration on Television and Video Productions from Emerson College, Boston Massachusetts.

Furthermore she also has a M.A degree in South East Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore. Sandra has lived in many countries such as U.A.E, Kenya, Singapore, U.K and U.S.A. She is now based in Germany and some of the topics that are close to her heart  are portraits of interesting personalities from all walks of life, the work of humanitarian aid organization, health, education, and the Arts.

Franco Pellegrini

Songwriter and Music Producer

Franco Pellegrini is an independent songwriter, singer and instrumentalist who uses a combination of acoustic open guitar chords, guitar effects and Andean instruments in his compositions.

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

Franco joined Talking Images in 2015 and also owns an independent music company: www.francopellegrini.com.

Amai Haukamp

Writer and Director

Amai Haukamp is an experienced German journalist with a long record working for Spiegel TV. Her career has largely been working as a journalist and editor for several renown broadcasting companies. In this capacity she most enjoyed sourcing topics and producing documentaries with aspects that were social and community orientated.

Amai worked for and with a variety or people and institutions i.e. schools, hospitals, scientific bodies, companies, charities and governmental institutions on a national and international level. Her roles demanded strong communication skills and the power of persuasion and authenticity without being pushy and by taking the needs of the other into consideration i.e. when gaining interview-partners for highly sensitive TV-documentaries.  As a journalist, she thrive most during the making of documentaries, which show a development of her protagonists and initiate a process of change rather that focus on any sensationalism.

Alejandro Garcia

Producer, Director Photography & Editor

Alejandro Tubal Garcia is an international consultant of sustainable development and international cooperation. For the past 15 years he has predominantly worked in Africa, Latin America and Europe. He worked both for the private sector as well as for the German International Cooperation (GIZ) in Germany and South Africa.

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.

Malena García Cámara

Director of Photography Consultant

Malena is currently studying for Film at the “Universidad del Cine” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is proficient in video and film post production softwares such as Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Final Cut 7, Final Cut X, Assimilate Scratch, DaVincci, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop.

Malena is based in Argentina and collaborates with Talking Images as a consultant on pre & post production work flow.

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