“The eye sees but the ear imagines.” This course will explore everything that filmmaker Robert Bresson meant with that famous statement. We will learn what it takes to record moving images and sounds that tell engaging stories and stimulate the imagination.
Discover your identity as a documentary storyteller and focus on the stories that matter most to you and that you can best tell. Learn how to successfully structure compelling narratives with a scene-based, character-driven approach.
Learn the fundamentals of documentary storytelling, shooting techniques, visual aesthetics, sound, interviewing and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro.
Course registration Our courses are for adults. If you are younger than 18 years of old and wish to take a course, please contact us. Transportation...
Learn the principles and techniques of video editing – the backbone of filmmaking. Whatever your interest or desired role in filmmaking, understanding editing is fundamental to your success. The editor is a detail-oriented storyteller, craftsperson, organizer, and technician. We often rediscover and sometimes reinvent our stories in the edit.
Filmmaking Fundamentals - 10 week course 3/1/22 Learn the fundamentals of documentary storytelling, shooting techniques, visual aesthetics, sound,...
Bring a documentary filmmaking project that is currently in pre-production, production or post-production for mentoring and instruction in areas of need and interest. The instructor will facilitate discussions, exercises, and feedback that will push projects forward.
Need some one-on-one project guidance. Are you struggling with story structure? Want to get suggestions for how to improve you camera, sound or editing skills?
Email or call 857-415-0564 to arrange sessions on your own schedule at $65/hour.
The Cornell Ornithological Labs has the world’s largest collection of natural sounds. The lab’s scientists lead an annual workshop in the High Sierras on the techniques of recording and identifying bird sounds.
2001, 10 min