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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FILM 145 - Documentary Video

3 credits

This course focuses on the technical aspects of documentary storytelling, introducing students to the fundamentals of researching, planning, shooting and editing short documentaries. Students will also explore the social and ethical issues that underpin the documentary film genre and gain perspective into aesthetic and historical antecedents. Students will build documentary filmmaking skills through a series of assignments, including short video and audio projects and a longer team-produced documentary.

Prerequisites: FILM 130 - Digital Storytelling  or COMM 106 - Multimedia Journalism 1