Lara Damiani is a purpose-driven filmmaker – driven by the desire to make films that educate, inspire and motivate.
Thanks to Adrienne Tam for her article about my documentary about a little girl from Vietnam called Bang, her journey with eye cancer and the work of Australian NGO Sight For All which was published recently in Stellar...read more
Impact and Evaluation Videos – how decision makers and stakeholders can see what’s happening on the ground.
I was recently in Cambodia on assignment for CUFA. CUFA is an international development agency whose aim is to combat poverty across the Asia-Pacific region. Their core programs have a focus on "economic, education, enterprise and employment activities, all of which...read more
How one NGO is shaping a new economy for local communities in Bangladesh (and creating an experience of a lifetime)
Two weeks ago, I arrived home after an intense 24 days in Vietnam and Bangladesh shooting for 3 different projects for 2 NGO's. One of these was Relief International Bangladesh's Mangrove Ecotourism Project in the Sundarbans. The Sundarbans is the larges saltwater...read more
At the end of 2015, I was fortunate to be able to produce a series of documentary films demonstrating the impact of the UNDP's SWoCK Project in the Solomon Islands. Climate change and rising sea levels are having visible effects on the low lying Solomon Islands which...read more
Aerial footage can not only provide exciting visual opportunities in documentary film-making but also a before and after record of the impacts of climate change, environment and location changes and much more. The drone has become a must in all of my work for NGOs and...read more
Ever since I started my new career as a documentary filmmaker in 2007 making my first ever film which was a feature documentary that ended up on television and in international film festivals, I’ve always had a strong sense of commitment to whatever project I work on...read more