NICO COLOMBANT

multimedia storyteller, internationalist and instructor


USNICO (at) YAHOO (dot) COM

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CURRENT CREATIVE PROJECTS

RIVER ROAD BIG FILMS / CoFOUNDER / Camera / Editing / Social Media  -- work in progress / completed includes documentary/web project about Black Townships in Oklahoma http://www.struggleandhope.com (which also includes YouTube/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter). Full documentary film now showing in festivals. A current project is about drones and our (in)humanity.

REYNOLDS MEDIA LAB DOCUMENTARY UNIT -- A seven part web video series was released in 2017 about Fake News! A film about swing politics and the Latino vote in Washoe County, Nevada, was released in 2016 as a five part series on "This is Reno".  Also coordinating student video work.  Videos on https://www.youtube.com/user/thenewbrushup

OUR TOWN RENO -- An ongoing multimedia collective project about homelessness in Reno, Nevada --  Our Town Reno, on the web Our Town Reno, Facebook Our Town Reno and Instagram Our Town Reno. It also includes the production of short and full documentaries, including Invisible Girl (2016) and Help at the Circle (2017).

OPEN ROOM MEDIA PODCAST, story consultant and audio editor for a podcast about new media startups with Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty,  http://openroommedia.com/

CURRENT BLOGGING

Behind the scenes of my own in-progress multi-media work, university level tutorials and tip sheets as well as presentation of inspiring work by others.  Third Rate in the Tropics http://thirdratetropics.blogspot.com/

ARCHIVE VIDEO WEBSITES

http://vimeo.com/user1282160 -- Archive of most of my recent video work, which I usually shoot and edit myself.
http://www.youtube.com/usnico -- Over one million views of previous, mainly one-man band television reports from or about Africa, as well as U.S. diasporas.
http://www.youtube.com/usnico2 -- Over 300,000 views of mashups, mini-documentaries and music videos, as well as impromptu moments.