Saving Lives of Mothers and Newborns in Ghana

We follow midwife Veronica Atikpoka Atinga as she helps delivering babies at her small health centre in Bongo Soe in the Upper East Region of Ghana, without the help of a doctor. #Mother Baby Friendly Health Initiative (MBFHI)

- Client: UNICEF/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

- Director, Second Cam and Editor: Elio Stamm. DOP/Editor: Joseph Akwasi Akiwumi. Assistance: Henry Desouza Nelson.

Being Blind is not Stopping Adam from Becoming a Teacher

Adam Halidu is studying at NJA College of Education in Wa in Ghana's Upper West. The college improved the situation for visually impaired students using a Challenge Fund grant from the Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) programme.

- Client: Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL)/UK aid

- Director, Camera and Edit: Elio Stamm. Second Camera and Assistance: Henry Desouza Nelson

Watch further films of this documentary series on: vimeo.com/eliostamm

St. Joseph’s College Gets External Stakeholders on Board

Recognizing that producing well-qualified and empowered teachers for Ghana's schools cannot be achieved without the involvement of stakeholders, St. Joseph's College of Education has built strong relationships with the people who matter.

- Client: Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL)/UK aid

- Director, Camera and Edit: Elio Stamm. Second Camera and Assistance: Henry Desouza Nelson

Watch further films of this documentary series on: vimeo.com/eliostamm

How Ghanaians Experience Corruption

You can only fight what you know. This documentary follows three research assistants of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) as they ask citizens on how they perceive and experience corruption.

- Client: Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme ARAP (implemented by FIAPP, funded by the European Union)

- Produced by Elio Stamm, assisted by Henry Desouza Nelson and Joseph Akwasi Akiwumi.

Guinness Ghana's Use of Local Raw Material

Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd (GGBL) is sourcing nearly 50 percent of its raw material from local producers. This documentary looks at how this has changed the lives of local farmers, aggregators and factories.

- Client: ReelMaker Studios for Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd (GGBL)

- Shot and directed by Elio Stamm. Concept and Editing by Joseph Akwasi Akiwumi. Assisted by Henry Desouza Nelson.

UNICEF influencers campaign for #ForEveryGirl

Ghanaian musicians Wiyaala, MzVee, M.anifest and sports journalist Gary Al-Smith use their fame to to support UNICEF's campaign #ForEveryGirl that aims to improve the situation of adolescent girls. In February the four influencers visited Ghana's Northern Region.

- Client: UNICEF Ghana

- Directed and edited by Elio Stamm, filmed by Henry Desouza Nelson

Fighting for Renewable Energy in Ghana and all of Africa

350 Ghana Reducing our Carbon (G-ROC), the Ghanaian chapter of the 350.org movement, is stepping up on climate action demanding leaders to act on climate change and energy challenges.  A portrait in documentary form and a short social media video.

- Client: 350 Africa

- Produced by Elio Stamm, assisted by Henry Desouza Nelson.

Birkenhof - Ein normales Leben

Wohnen in familiärer Atmosphäre; Freizeit die Spass macht; Arbeit, die nicht zu schwierig und nicht zu einfach ist. Diese Prinzipien bietet die Stiftung Birkenhof Berg Menschen mit einer geistigen Beeinträchtigung, wie dieses Video-Portrait zeigt.

- Auftraggeber: Stiftung Birkenhof Berg

- Konzept, Kamera, Schnitt: Elio Stamm.

Improving Teacher Education in Ghana

T-TEL (Transforming Teacher Education and Learning) aims to change the curriculum at Ghana's Colleges of Education, giving more attention to teaching practice and modern teaching methodologies. Filmed all across Ghana in January 2017.

- Client: T-TEL (a Government of Ghana Programme funded by UK aid)

- Produced by Elio Stamm, assisted by Henry Desouza Nelson.




New Policy for a Child-Friendly Justice System in Ghana

Every year, thousands of children in Ghana come into contact with a justice system ill prepared to deal with them in a child-friendly way. The government with support from UNICEF has therefore launched a new Justice for Children Policy to strengthen the formal and informal justice systems and to improve the collaboration between the two. This documentary showcases the issues and the change by giving a voice to different involved stakeholders, from a juvenile offender to representatives from the police, Legal Aid, UNICEF as well as the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur.

- Client: UNICEF Ghana

- Produced by Elio Stamm, August/September 2016, assisted by Henry Desouza Nelson.

Registering Children Using Tablets

35 percent of children in Ghana are without a birth certificate to proof their existence. A new project supported by UNICEF and mobile operator Tigo uses tablets and mobile internet children to register children in remote areas of the country within minutes.

- Client: UNICEF Ghana/Tigo

- Produced by Elio Stamm

Shea Butter Stakeholders Meet Up

The Shea 2016 Conference in Accra, Ghana, brought together stakeholders of the shea industry, from big multinational companies to women producing the shea nut on a small scale in the rural areas of the Sahel zone.

- Client: Global Shea Alliance

- Produced by Elio Stamm

United to Help Millions of Dreams to Come True

United to Help Millions of Dreams to Come True is a short video about a collaboration between UNICEF and the FC Barcelona Foundation. Elio Stamm contributed raw footage (interviews and b-roll). He was filming in the Eastern Region, Ghana.

- Clients: UNICEF Ghana/FC Barcelona Foundation

- Produced by Elio Stamm, assisted by Henry Desouza Nelson.

Birth Registration in the Pacific Islands

Supported by UNICEF the small Pacific Island States Kiribati and Solomon Islands have successfully stepped up their efforts to raise the Birth Registration Rate. In the Solomon Islands registring births is a logistical challenge. With the help of nurses who help recording vital data from new born children in even the most remote places, the nation is moving forward towards its goal to register all its citziens. For Kiribati registring all citizens is all the more necessary as the small atoll island state faces the threat of loosing its home land due to rising sea levels.

- Client: UNICEF Pacific

- Produced by Elio Stamm.

After the Flood - Documentary

On the 3rd of April 2014 flash floods hit Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands. Elio Stamm's 30 minutes long documentary looks at the aftermath of the flood and shows what happens in a poor South Pacific nation when 10'000 people, most of them illegal settlers, are left homeless and conflicts arise.

 

Am 3. April 2014 traf eine Flut Honiara, die Hauptstadt der Salomoninseln. Elio Stamm's 30 minütiger Dokumentarfilm schaut sich die Nachwehen der Flut an. Er zeigt, was für Konflikte in einem armen Staat im Südpazifik ausbrechen, wenn 10'000 Menschen, die meisten von ihnen illegale Siedler, ihr Zuhause verlieren.