Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Lynne Fernie to teach Documentary Filmmaking Course this fall

Lynne Fernie is set to teach a course at Hart House this fall. 

Sounds like a great opportunity for emerging filmmakers.  Space is limited so you will want to check it quickly.

This class is an introduction to the concepts, processes and techniques of documentary filmmaking. The course will cover major genres and elements of the form, including the art of the interview, voice-over/narration, archival and stock footage, and styles of shooting. Screenings and discussion of seminal films will provide an overview of the historical, conventional, experimental and emerging forms of documentary practice. The course will include hands-on components in camera, lighting and sound recording techniques specific to documentary productions. Students will be encouraged to develop a short documentary from idea through research, production and post production on their own time during the course of the class. Enrollment limited to 14.Instructor Lynne Fernie is a double Genie award winning documentary filmmaker and the Senior Canadian Programmer at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival.

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