Viva Doc, a student organization on Columbia’s campus, is dedicated to exposing students to the often underlooked gems of documentary filmmaking. “Doc Week” will include a variety of panels with industry professionals, as well as screenings. Each of these events presents great opportunities to network and learn more about documentaries as a form of entertainment and a potential career path.
Tuesday, October 26th @ 3:30pm –
Renowned production company Kartemquin Films will demonstrate how to properly critique projects. Students are highly encouraged to bring their films/TV documentaries! 1104 S. Wabash, Rm. 801
Wednesday, October 27th @ 3:30pm –
Mike West, an Executive Producer from Kurtis Productions, will lead a seminar on the making of the CNBC television show, “American Greed.” 1104 S. Wabash, Rm. 407D
Wednesday, October 27th @ 6:30pm –
Associate Producers from Towers Productions will discuss the making of TV documentaries and their relationship with the TV networks. 1104 S. Wabash, Rm. 709
Thursday, October 28th @ 3:30pm –
Columbia College faculty member Michael Caplan will discuss how he balances his job as a full-time teacher with his passion as a documentarian. 1104 S. Wabash, Rm. 709
Thursday, October 28th @ 6:30pm –
A screening of honorable mentions from the 2010 International Student Documentary Competition.. includes amazing student works from around the world! 1104 S. Wabash, Rm. 709
Friday, October 29th @ 6pm –
The five winners of the 2010 International Student Documentary Competition will be screened… refreshments will be served, and an introduction will be made by renowned filmmaker and founder of Columbia’s documentary center, Michael Rabiger. 1104 S. Wabash, Rm. 407
STUDENTS FROM ALL MAJORS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THESE *FREE* EVENTS!