Category: Shoot/edit

Women Fight Back in Mexico – BBC

Shoot/edit and co-production.

It’s a very undesirable distinction, but Mexico ranks among the worst 20 countries in the world for violence against women.

On average six women die a violent death in the country every day.
But there has been a growing backlash against that treatment recently, with women taking to the streets to make their voices heard.

The BBC’s Katy Watson reports from Mexico on the effort to bring much needed change to a culture where machismo has long held sway.

bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36336399

Mexican Cinema Struggles at Home – the FT

Reporting, producing, filming and editing for the FT. 
Following the success of Mexican directors like Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu in Hollywood, filmmakers want to promote smaller-budget movies and encourage Mexicans to learn more about homegrown cinema.
See the full video here:

http://video.ft.com/4940739522001/Mexican-filmmakers-focus-on-homegrown-cinema/World

Zika virus: Can El Salvador limit pregnancies? – BBC

Shoot/edit/production

Concerns about foetal damage from the Zika virus has prompted some Latin America governments to ask women to put off getting pregnant until more is known about it.

But in El Salvador, as in much of Central America, where abortion is illegal and contraception not widely available, the advice can be difficult to follow.

Katy Watson reports from El Salvador.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-35478966