Just like a movie: teaching visual storytelling on water

Emanuele Fantini


The article reflects on three years of experience in teaching visual methods for water communication in amulti-disciplinary and multicultural context at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (The Netherlands).After introducing the course objectives and structure, and the students’ experiences and evaluations, thearticle addresses three main challenges – finding a suitable case study and location to shoot; dilemmas inscript writing; software and equipment for editing – and concludes by highlighting how video-making canfoster skills for collaboration and interdisciplinarity.


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