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.
Learn the fundamentals of documentary storytelling, shooting techniques, visual aesthetics, sound, interviewing and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro.
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.
“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.
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.