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6-Week Documentary

THE 6-WEEK DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP IS AN INTENSIVE PROGRAM that combines in-class instruction and hands-on production workshops where students put into practice what they learn in the classroom.

During the first two weeks, students learn the fundamental tools of documentary filmmaking. Classes include Producing, Directing, Camera, Lighting, Sound Recording, and Editing. Students apply what they learn by creating two-minute individual observational films, and by producing two short group projects in production workshops under the guidance of their instructors. Following production and post-production of each project, students screen their work with their classmates and instructors and engage in critiques and discussion.