Choosing which Documentary filmmaking equipment to buy can be difficult for beginning filmmakers. So we’ve assembled a list of resource articles that can help you get started. Check out this list of buying guides for film and video gear: Professional video cameras for filmmaking Although some surprisingly good films have
Interested in taking classes workshops or courses on documentary film? Or maybe you’re interested in a degree program for documentary filmmakers. There are dozens (hundreds?) of schools in the US that offer documentary film classes, but only a handful that offer majors or a substantial number of documentary filmmaking courses.
Documenting Social Justice is being offered in the Spring 2010 semester. This is a course that has been offered before and has been revamped. It has been updated so that students can produce media that employs media tools to create social change. The course description: 40-3340 Documenting Social Injustice* Social
Check out the selection of new courses for the Documentary Program. 24 – 2806 Documentary Research Comprehensive overview of documentary research and pragmatic documentary writing. Critically analyze and evaluate sources and evidence. Develop research protocols and methodology. Conduct primary research resulting in a working hypothesis and leading to a proposal
Johnathan Olsheski, an up-and-coming Philadelphian filmmaker, hit the streets during the midnight hours to follow and film the nightly routine of a “scrapper” ― you may know them as those drifting individuals who push shopping carts filled with metal scraps ― these vagabonds forage around searching for discarded waste, collecting junk with little to no value, in hopes to sell it and turn a profit. The result of Jonathan’s followings is The Scrapper, a 32 minute doc
VivaDocsters, doc lovers, filmmakers, Columbia students, staff, faculty and alumni: VivaDoc is thrilled to announce the formation of Small Groups for people interested in making, screening, and talking about docs within the context of small groups. Whether you’re looking for support in completing your own project, want to collaborate on
Ah, registration for classes next semester. Columbia students’ experiences range from fun to stressful, and that’s when Oasis is up and working properly, which isn’t often. Here are what some docsters had to say about their experience this year: Viva Docster Mary H. said: “I think my registration process went