Training

In response to a request by Bhutan Media and Communications Institute (BMCI) who joined as one of AIBD’s affiliate members in 2013, AIBD organised and collaborated with BMCI to implement the two week Training of Trainers workshop in Thimpu, Bhutan from 17-27 September 2013.

28 participants from different ABU organizations attended the ABU/AIBD/IPPTAR/NRK Regional Workshop on “Kids and Web – New Challenges for Broadcasters” dealing with online content, which took place from 4 to 6 July 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia within the ABU Children’s TV Programme Item-exchange.

AIBD/ RTM  in-country workshop on Training of Trainers was held from 26 June to 9 July 2013 in Kuala Lumpur. It was organized by AIBD and supported by Radio Television Malaysia (RTM). The training was facilitated by Dr. David Mould, Professor Emeritus of Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University (U.S.A.)

The AIBD/Prasar Bharati/STI (T) in-country workshop on HDTV lighting was held from 17-21 June 2013 in New Delhi, India. It was organized by AIBD for Doordarshan TV station focusing on lighting techniques for HD production in particular for news and outdoor program production.

A seminar for broadcasters and media professionals from Southeast Asian countries was recently held in China, hosted by the State Administration of  Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and facilitated by AIBD. It was attended by 13 participants from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

AIBD together with the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT) oganised an in-country workshop on Creating Awareness on Green Living from 29 April to 02 May 2013 to train producers to deliver more quality content programming to create awareness on environmental degradation and the impact of climate change to communities through family-oriented programmes.

From 18 to 22 March 2013, AIBD organised an in-country workshop on Children's TV Programme hosted by Vietnam Television (VTV) in Hanoi. This activity aimed at providing the participants an introduction to children's perception of media, as well as an introduction of working methods to make them excellent media-workers with and for children.

From 4 to 8 March 2013, AIBD organised a workshop on Children's TV Programme for NBT in Bangkok. 19 participants from various regional stations in Thailand were split into three groups with the task of drafting three programmes for children: drama, documentaries and game shows.

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), and the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) jointly organized two day regional workshop on “Digital Broadcasting Implementation” On 4-5 March 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

A UNEP-AIBD workshop trains TV producers from the Asia-Pacific to spread awareness about ozone depletion and climate change. “Why don’t the greenhouse gases escape through the hole in the ozone layer?” asks an average TV viewer in a cartoon that first appeared in a US newspaper a few years ago. That question illustrates the confusion in the minds of many non-specialists across the world.