CM420 Digital Documentary Production

Prerequisite: CM220

This course allows students to plan, script, shoot and edit a short documentary using HD digital cameras and digital editing software. The course covers all aspects of documentary filmmaking from form and visual content to narrative structure and point-of-view. Students are introduced to best practices and trends in documentary filmmaking. Special emphasis is placed on pre-production planning, conducting quality interviews, utilizing archival media and research, and developing ethical guidelines to serve students during the entire creative process. Course available at Boston campus only.

3 Credit Hours

Course Descriptions » Communication and Media Studies


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