Carol Fleisher, a documentary filmmaker and producer in-residence at Fort Lewis College, gives a lesson on the rule of thirds in composing visuals to students on Tuesday, May 9. Fleisher is one of many major contributors to this fellowship, giving as many helpful production tips as possible throughout her lessons. Fellows learned about audio, lighting, filming, and production from a handful of instructors and will soon begin their film projects as part of the Tribal Water Media Fellowship Program.
Students at Fort Lewis College meet with KSUT Executive Director, Tami Graham beginning their intensive media fellowship program on Tuesday, May 9 at the Eddie Box Jr. Media Center. Following their lessons at the beginning of the intensive training, the students went on an educational river trip from Sand Island Campground to Mexican Hat, Utah, learning about Indigenous water usage, tribal water rights, and decolonizing science.
Fellows meet with Tribal Radio Station Manager, Sheila Nanaeto on their brief tour of the Eddie Box Jr. Media Center before returning to Fort Lewis College. The Tribal Water Media Fellowship is a Walton Family Foundation funded collaboration between Fort Lewis College, Rocky Mountain PBS, and KSUT that gives students the opportunity to research, create, and present multimedia projects centering on water, water usage, and desert communities.