Master Series Lectures: Antonin Kratochvil and Brian Kaufman

Posted June 24, 2013, at 11:50 a.m.

Monday, July 1, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St, Rockport, ME

For more information: Maine Media Workshops and College; 207-236-8581;

Antonin Kratochvil is a world-renowned, award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer. Best known for his personal black and white documentary photography of Eastern Europe, his work today covers the events and personalities of the world. Czeck-born Kratochvil was the first recipient of the Eyewitness Essay honor of the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography and the 1997 first prize World Press Photo winner in the Portrait Series, among many others. His photojournalistic work has appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, Detour, Mother Jones, Smithsonian, Time, Natural History and the United Nations Choices magazine.

Brian Kaufman is a three time national Emmy award winning video journalist with the Detroit Free Press. His style of visual storytelling blends cinematography with traditional still photography and is an intimate reflection of the subjects that he works with. As a one-man-band or working in small teams, Brian’s work spans a broad range, from quick-turn daily assignments to long term projects on social and environmental issues. The Society of Professional Journalists in Detroit named him the 2009 Young Journalist of the Year and his work as a photographer and editor has been recognized by a number of other organizations.