Doc Week: Full of Screenings, Panels

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