The Academy’s Culture and Communication Department is a friendly and fast-paced environment with a small and talented team of various skills and backgrounds. The department has a well-established Audio Visual Unit that produces a wide range of audiovisual productions on a range of subject matter that includes Somaliland’s current socio-political and socio-economic development (see list). Most of these films are based on and compliment some of the Academy’s major research work.
The department also makes its services and expertise available to the international and local organizations that are operative in Somaliland in researching, scripting and producing various documentary films and video projects. The department has in the past been commissioned by the UNDP, UNICEF, UN-Habitat, VETAID, NEGAAD and NDC to work on documentary films that range from small arms to milk production.
The department is manned by a team of bright and inventive young professionals of film, video and various multimedia tools who continue to develop their skills and proficiency in the production of documentary films as well as various multimedia material.