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F22 Introduction to Shooting Documentary


Course Information


 A practical documentary filmmaking course that focuses on the camera skills required to shoot documentary footage.

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Course Dates

29th July 2017 – 12th August 2017

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Course Leader

Isis Thompson
Course Description

Over three Saturdays you will learn the camera skills essential to shooting in the documentary style. Through a series of camera exercises of increasing complexity you should will learn the following skills:

  • hand held shooting technique using professional video camera
  • using a tripod
  • intelligent use of automatic controls
  • getting good sound for interviews
  • filming a sequence
  • filming uncontrolled action
  • filming for the edit

Isis will go though the editing process with Editor Helen Lawson who is cutting her current project. They will go though Isis' raw material and explain why certain choice were made in the brining together of a scene.

For more information:https://www.ucl.ac.uk/anthropology/film-courses

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