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FM312 – Documentary Form and Filmmaking

Students create their own short documentaries while examining the history, codes, and conventions of the feature documentary film. Topics include narrative techniques, questions of form and genre, documentary ethics, interview methods, documentary cinematography, archival imagery, fair use/copyright, and editing rhythm and pacing, among others. Student documentaries are showcased in an end-of-course screening.

Prerequisite: Film and Media Studies 102.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2018 Block 3 Documentary Form and Filmmaking Dylan Nelson Armstrong Hall 257A 18/2 03/24/2019
Fall 2019 Block 2 Documentary Form and Filmmaking Dylan Nelson TBA 18/18 03/24/2019