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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 2019 Block 2 Documentary Form and Filmmaking Dylan Nelson Cornerstone Art Center 107 18/2 02/26/2020
    Fall 2020 Documentary Form and Filmmaking Dan Sturman TBA 18/18 02/26/2020
    Spring 2021 Documentary Form and Filmmaking TBA 18/18 02/26/2020