Part 3: THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STORYTELLING

Western hegemony keeps declining as other parts of the globe claim their rightful places. With a pandemic that keeps on raging, Makmende is letting go of the Western gaze even further. In its hybrid events, which combine the best of the offline and online experiences, people from across the globe create magic together…

Part 2: THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STORYTELLING

“For us, the question is always: how can we move beyond the idea of us and them, and into the space of actual human connection?”, says Giselle Micollo, Creative Director at Makmende Media. “We aspire to be inspired by all media makers who participate in our productions, here and there, instead of being the top-down employers”…

Part 1: THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STORYTELLING

Ever seen a locust up-close? In the summer of 2020, Ethiopia and Somalia experienced the worst locust invasion in 25 years. The Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA) wanted to produce video content about the emergency relief they were providing, to inform donors of the severity of the situation

Benefits of UGV

Why user-generated video just makes sense during the pandemic What a year 2020 has been so far… Be it working from home, lockdowns and social distancing, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely transformed the way we live as well as our personal lives. Nobody and no industry has been left untouched by the virus.  Budgets have … Read more

How are you?

How are you?     Hi creatives, photographers, producers and DoPs around the world, What a surreal past few weeks it’s been! Second week of March, the entire team at Makmende was sent home to begin our “work-at-home” journey. No more team meetings around a shared breakfast, no more physical socialising with our co-workers, no … Read more