Registration is open for Point & Shoot, Oradea’s Teen Documentary Workshop

One World Association Romania Young people from Oradea between the ages of 14 and 19 are invited to register for the Documentary Film Workshop by September 14, 2022 Point and shoot.

About the workshop in Oradea

Point and shoot It will last 5 days and will take place during September 28 – October 2, 2022in Oradea, at the Oradea Community Foundation, Crișul Shopping Centre, 1st Floor, Comuniteca, with the support of the project’s local partners Oradea Community Foundation and Oradea Europe Direct.

The workshop will be coordinated by three Romanian filmmakers with experience in the field of cinematography: Carmen Tofini (documentary filmmakers, cinematographers), Christina Hans (documentary film directors and producers) and Dragos Hanseo (Film director, cinematographer).

The Film Workshop for Teens provides an introduction to the basics of audiovisual language and grammar, both at a theoretical and practical level. Designed by the three teachers, the program draws the participants’ attention to the representation of reality through the camera and its effects.

The eight selected youth will work individually and in teams based on the topics suggested by the teachers. These practical shooting and editing exercises will be discussed and analyzed from a formal, grammatical, and ethical point of view.

The workshop is not competitive, but rather seeks to bring participants and teachers together in a space for free expression and discussion.

How does it apply to the workshop?

To be selected, we invite those interested to fill out a Google form:

The last date for registration is: 14.09.2022.

Students must have a Google account by creating an email address.

There are no registration or participation fees, and the organizers will provide lunches throughout the workshop.

For questions regarding the application, please write to us at

workshop teachers

Christina Hans He is a director and producer of documentaries from Oradea. He co-founded NoCut Film Collective in 2016 with Isabella Rinaldi (Italy) and Arya Roth (India). The group’s first feature film “A Rifle and a Bag” received the Special Jury Prize in the Rotterdam International Film Festival’s Bright Future competition 2020. Its short film “António e Catarina” was awarded the Pardino D’oro Prize at the festival from Locarno 2017. Graduated from DocNomads Master’s Course in Documentary Directing held in Portugal, Hungary and Belgium, and at undergraduate level he attended the Faculty of Film and Theater at Babeș Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca. He participated in Aristotle’s workshop as well as the Berlinale Talents.

Born in 1993 Dragos Hanseo He is a Romanian film director, cinematographer and photographer based in Bucharest. After graduating from the UNATC Film School in Bucharest, he made IONAȘ VISEAZĂ CĂ PLOU, which premiered at Visions du Réel in 2017 and TREI, an experimental short documentary, was selected at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2017. In 2021, it was presented The first feature-length documentary, The Man with the Shadow, is at TIFF Romania.

Hansio is an active photographer, publishing his first book of photography, HOMETOWN, in 2018, which has been nominated for several International Picture Book Awards, followed by exhibitions and book shows. In 2020, he was among 100 emerging European photographers selected by GUP Magazine for their annual Fresh Eyes catalog.

He is currently directing a short experimental film, developing two documentaries, and working on various filming projects. His photographs are part of the permanent collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest.

Carmen Tofini He is a cinematographer and documentary filmmaker. The image was created for the international award-winning Romanian-Serbian feature film “Ivana the Terrible” for which she was nominated for Best Picture in the Gubo and RSC (Romanian Society of Image Directors). He recently finished filming a Romanian-Italian joint documentary, The Road to the Road, which is in production with two other co-productions. As a documentary filmmaker, he has developed two feature film projects, an experimental one based on personal events and a Romanian-Bulgarian social interactive project.

Carmen attended photo courses at the National Film School in Rome, Italy – “Centro Sperimentale di Cinema”. Her graduation film was nominated for Best Short Film at Davide di Donatello 2014. In the following, she featured award-winning short films in international festivals (“Route 3” – Greece – Bosnia 2019, “Deochiul” – Germany-Romania 2018, “Fonal” – Hungary 2017), as well as by participating in professional meeting forums at the talent campuses in Berlin (2017) and Sarajevo (2016).

  • Organizer: Romania World League
  • Co-financed: Management of the National Fund for Culture
  • Partners: Oradea Community Foundation, Europe Direct Oradea Center, Kennedock

The workshop is part of the project “Documentary Film Education and Human Rights: One World in Romania” and co-financed by the National Cultural Fund Administration.

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