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Making the Documentary
Note -- The Documentary Program consists of two eight-week classes: Fundamentals of Filmmaking, followed by Documentary Production.
Fundamentals of Filmmaking
CFOF-A: Time TBA, call for info
CFOF-B: Time TBA, call for info
Instructor: Brad Hoover
8 Sessions: 7:00 - 10:00 PM
CDOC-A: Time TBA, call for info
8 Sessions: 7:00 to 10:00pm
Instructor: Jeter Rhodes
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Filmmaking (FOF)
In the intensive 8-week Documentary program, students work together to produce, direct, and edit a documentary. Students deal with every step of the production process from choosing a topic to distribution. During pre-production, fundamental tools involving research, planning, story development, and interview techniques are dealt with. In the production phase students deal with hands-on camera, lighting, and sound-recording techniques. For post-production the class emphasis is on both the creative side of editing and the hands-on world of nonlinear editing using Final Cut Pro.
This class thoroughly examines what it takes to get one's own documentary project off the ground from grant writing to budgeting. By the end of the program, students have a DVD copy of the documentary project and a set of skills to help them confidently embark on their next projects.
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