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57166 Documentary Production

8cp; availability: not offered to exchange and study abroad students
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject explores conceptual and production approaches to documentary media forms. Students are introduced to key documentary modes, and examine documentary strategies and forms from photo essay to video and sound documentary, to emerging online and interactive documentary. Students undertake a series of hands-on exercises to advance their skills in producing, directing, shooting and editing for documentary. They also take a short documentary from idea to treatment. Throughout the subject, students investigate the issues facing media producers seeking to work with the creative interpretation of reality.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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