Shorts: Afghanistan

Dorst MediaWorks “Videos for Good” – 2019 reel – Washington DC Video Production Services

Released in 2019Running Time: 1:00Filmed in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hi, I’m Steve Dorst. I started Dorst MediaWorks in 2002 to help organizations show results through inspiring documentary-style videos. That journey has taken our team to more than 50 countries. Our mission is to make the world a more just and sustainable place, which is why we only work with organizations that do good. We have a serious commitment to treating our clients, subjects, and crew well, especially across cultural and language barriers. Check out our portfolio — from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe — and if you think we’re a good fit, let’s make some Videos for Good.

Videos for Good [Dorst MediaWorks Reel 2018]

Released in 2016Running Time: 02:50Filmed in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The new 2018 Dorst MediaWorks Reel integrates new footage from 20+ productions in 2017, including stories in Colombia, Ireland, Senegal, and Vietnam for organizations that do good around the world. Every frame was either directed or shot by documentary filmmaker Steve Dorst. Since 2003, we’ve made 250+ videos for 50+ organizations in 25+ countries. For a free consultation: [email protected]

Sustainable Development Video Production: Afghanistan, CBCMP: “A Huge Difference”

Released in 2014Running Time: 4:10Filmed in

This is the story of how the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture improves how it does business, which helps farmers, spurs the economy, and contributes to stability. This is a USDA program named CBCMP (Capacity Building and Change Management) that is uniquely effective. Since 1964, IESC has worked in 130 countries and helped to create or save over 1.5 million jobs.

Sustainable Development Video Production: By Afghans, for Afghans (POV, Herschel Weeks)

Released in 2014Running Time: 2:24Filmed in

This is the story of Herschel Weeks, an American aid worker who has led projects in challenging places around the world for the past 25 years. As Chief of Party for a USDA program named CBCMP (Capacity Building and Change Management) Herschel shares why he thinks this is the most successful project he’s ever worked on. Since 1964, IESC has worked in 130 countries and helped to create or save over 1.5 million jobs.

Sustainable Development Video Production: Afghanistan, Taking Stock of a Modern Ministry

Released in 2014Running Time: 2:16Filmed in

This is the story of the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture: wits more than 9,000 staff and tens of millions of dollars of new donor investments,  it needed a way to track its assets. This is also the story of a USDA program named CBCMP (Capacity Building and Change Management) that helped them do it. Since 1964, IESC has worked in 130 countries and helped to create or save over 1.5 million jobs.

Women for Women International: Who We Are (Washington DC Nonprofit Video Production

Released in 2016Running Time: 2:42Filmed in , , ,

In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By using skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.

Sustainable Development Video Production: By Afghans, for Afghans: POV, Mohammad Jaqob Hotak

Released in 2014Running Time: 03:15Filmed in

This is the story of Dr. Jaqob, the director of HR at the 9,000-member Ministry of Agriculture in Kabul. Following the war, his office is in shambles, unable to help millions of Afghan farmers. Despite 10 years of traditional international aid, not much has changed. That is, until a novel USDA program named CBCMP (Capacity Building and Change Management) proves uniquely effective. Here, Dr. Jaqob explains what made the crucial difference. Since 1964, IESC has worked in 130 countries and helped to create or save over 1.5 million jobs. Directed, shot, and edited by Steve Dorst.

Sustainable Development Video Production: By Afghans, for Afghans: POV, Noor Seddiq

Released in 2014Running Time: 02:39Filmed in

This is the story of Noor Seddiq, an Afghan national who after 25 years living in the U.S. has returned to help rebuild the country. As Deputy Chief of Party for a USDA program named CBCMP (Capacity Building and Change Management) Noor is a bridge between the U.S., program staff (99% of whom are Afghan), and the Ministry of Agriculture and its farmers. Since 1964, IESC has worked in 130 countries and helped to create or save over 1.5 million jobs. Directed, shot, and edited by Steve Dorst.

Sustainable Development Video Production: Afghanistan, From Ledgers to Biometrics

Released in 2014Running Time: 03:47Filmed in

This is the story of a transformation. After the war, the Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture is in disarray. Staff stand in line for an hour to sign in for work (if they come at all) and accounts maintain paper records. Through a USDA program named CBCMP (Capacity Building and Change Management) the Ministry undergoes an array of productivity and process improvements. Since 1964, IESC has worked in 130 countries and helped to create or save over 1.5 million jobs. Directed, shot, and edited by Steve Dorst.

Sustainable Development Video Production: Afghanistan, Empowering Women Farmers

Released in 2014Running Time: 04:09Filmed in

After the war, Afghan farmers — particularly women farmers — were getting virtually no support from the government. This is the story of how the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture improves how it does business, which helps farmers, spurs the economy, and contributes to stability. This is a USDA program named CBCMP (Capacity Building and Change Management) that is uniquely effective. Since 1964, IESC has worked in 130 countries and helped to create or save over 1.5 million jobs. Directed, shot, and edited by Steve Dorst.

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