2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Documentary Studies: Theory and Practice

Summer 2013 quarter

Naima Lowe media arts, media and film, experimental media
Fields of Study
communications, media studies, moving image and visual arts
Preparatory for studies or careers in
media studies, documentary filmmaking

How do documentaries tell stories? How do they tell the truth? Why do we believe in the truth that they tell? How do we create compelling documentaries that examine complex issues about the world we live in? Students will learn to use a variety of creative and critical strategies to make their own short video documentaries including video production, video editing, and documentary writing/scripting techniques. Students will read several critical texts about the history and theory of documentary filmmaking, and screen a wide variety of documentary films from the US and abroad.

Advertised Schedule
9:30a-1:30p Tue, 9:30a-5:30p Wed, 9:30a-1:30p Thu (Jul. 30 - Aug. 29)
Online Learning
Enhanced Online Learning
Greener Store
Required Fees
$40 studio fee
Offered During