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Projects – Starting 1/5/22

Projects – Starting 1/5/22

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.

Storytelling Workshop – 6 Sessions, Starting 2/28/22

Storytelling Workshop – 6 Sessions, Starting 2/28/22

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.

Camera and Sound Workshop – 6 Sessions, Starting 1/29/22

Camera and Sound Workshop – 6 Sessions, Starting 1/29/22

“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.

Editing Workshop – 6 Sessions, Starting 1/10/22

Editing Workshop – 6 Sessions, Starting 1/10/22

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.

Boston Camerata: An American Christmas 2020

Boston Camerata: An American Christmas 2020

Filmed with four cameras at Boston’s Old North Church during the 2020 pandemic, this classic Camerata program of Americana is particularly appropriate to a year of struggle and hope.

2020, 50 min

Home Sweet Home – Housing for the Disabled

Home Sweet Home – Housing for the Disabled

Stories of the physically and mentally disabled and the state and local agencies helping them to move off the streets and out of institutions into their own homes – often for the first time in their lives.

2015, 2 videos, 6 min each

Benoît Rolland – Master Bow Maker

Benoît Rolland – Master Bow Maker

Benoît Rolland has made 1,950 wood bows during his 49-year career. Most of the major soloists of the past three decades have acquired a Rolland bow, sometimes several. The films are a journey into the mind and work of Rolland as he works on bows and dialogs with musicians.

2012-2020

Profiles of Visiting Artists

Profiles of Visiting Artists

Isabella Stewart Gardner surrounded herself with creative people. The Artist-in-Residence program continues her tradition of inviting artists to live, think, and work at the Museum.

2006-2020