About

The “Verità e Visioni” (Truths and Visions) project

Truth and Visions is a social and cultural research and communication laboratory for the development of a multilingual multimedia magazine, of documentaries and of other possible projects,  promoted by Filippo Ciardi, a freelance journalist, photoreporter and filmmaker.

Mission

  • To investigate and to tell in an independent way facts and stories that show “truths” and stimulate “visions” on contemporary society;
  • To deepen economic, social, environmental and cultural issues by seeking connections between the local and global dimensions;
  • To value direct contact with sources, fact checking, testimony;
  • To experiment with different research methods and “on and offline” storytelling: articles, photos, videos, audio and music, creative performances, cultural activities and presentations on the territory.

Vision

The project is animated by the consciousness that human experience and society should constantly seek a plural truth, observed through various points of view and generating multiple visions. The title of the project refers in fact to the double value in Italian, singular and plural, of the word “veritá” (that means truth and truths), to the fact that its representation can change according to the point of view of the observer, and the possibility that its investigation and its storytelling can raise new visions and actions. Even with the awareness of being able to offer only a partial interpretation of facts and experiences, it is believed that achieving the mission of this project can at least get us closer to “truths” and stimulate “visions” that are useful for personal and collective thought and reflection.

Participate and contribute

In order to implement the project, it is fundamental the support of collaborators and readers-supporters, to guarantee the quality and independence of this research and information laboratory.
How? Mainly, directly supporting the realization of the project or of individual articles, reportages, or documentaries, or with one of the other ways proposed.

5 ways to participate and support the project :

1) DONATE WITH THE GOAL “TRUTHS AND VISIONS” TO SUPPORT THE PROJECT

  • With Paypal and credit card clicking here:

  •  By bank transfer to the bank acconut of Filippo Ciardi at Banca Popolare Etica, IBAN code: IT 50 M 05018 02800 000009005860.

In exchange of a donation, you can also propose to host on this portal a video (shot by the editor or by you) or other content where you express “1 truth and 1 vision in 2 minutes” on a fact or story of public interest.

2) SUPPORT OR COMMISSION AN ARTICLE, REPORTAGE OR DOCUMENTARY

Support a proposal of the editorial staff or suggest a project for which you, your group or organization can offer information and testimonies, or an economic or logistical contribution for the realization, such as for travel and hospitality expenses. The work approach will still be independent.

3) PROMOTE THE PROJECT: SHARE THE CONTENT WITH PEOPLE YOU KNOW AND PRESENT IT IN YOUR TERRITORY

Share the project and links to the contents of the site with your acquaintances in a personal way, preferably by word of mouth and by email, or on your site or in your social networks always mentioning the source, without changes and not for commercial purposes, that is, by quoting the Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC-ND. Suggest to organize a creative presentation of the project or a reportage or documentary in your territory or reference or in your entourage.

4) MAKE ETHICAL ADVERTISING OR CHOOSE VERITÀ E VISIONI AS “MEDIA PARTNER”

If you are a professional, an entrepreneur or a socially responsible organization, promote your activities with an advertising banner on this portal in exchange for a contribution. If you are organizing an event, we can agree on a media partnership to promote it and report it through the production of multimedia content.

5) CONTRACT COMMUNICATION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Ask for a quote for a personalized service, offered directly or with of a network of collaborators: press office, photo-video documentation, creation and management of websites, organization and promotion of events, promotional and fundraising campaigns, coordination of reports and social statements, presentation and management of social and cultural projects, translation in multiple languages.

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