230 Documentary Film-making
This course provides instruction in documentary film-making, including video-taped interviews, shooting, lighting, audio recording, and editing. In addition to the technical aspects of film making, the course will incorporate theoretical examinations of message design, and the socio-cultural impact of documentary films and the documentary film industry to help guide students in the production of socially relevant documentary films of their own conception. Students will produce their own mini- documentary videos about subject-matter of their choosing, and be responsible for theoretical and technical writings in support of their films.
Prerequisites: SOCI 240 OR ANTH 240 OR AMST 302. This course fulfills the DIV II distribution requirement.