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Final Project Seminar In Documentary Studies

Dates: 3/28/2012 to 5/9/2012
Schedule: We 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Located in : Center for Documentary Studies, Room 001
Instructor: Nancy Kalow


Regular Student: $250.00


This seminar is organized around group discussions of student projects, and how best to complete those projects, along with guided planning on how best to present the works to their intended audiences. Certificate students who have met all other requirements and have done substantial work toward their intended final projects may request admission to the course. Participants who successfully complete their projects during this course will be awarded the Certificate in Documentary Arts. (12 hours/Advanced)

Students must declare their intention to enroll at the beginning of the term. Before enrolling in this class, a student must complete a Projects course in the medium of their choice—Audio, Photography, or Video (an independent study will be arranged for students working in other media). Please contact Continuing Education director April Walton (cdscourses@duke.edu) if you plan to enroll. On Friday, December 9, students will share their work with a public audience at the Full Frame Theater at American Tobacco Campus.

Randolph Benson is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the North Carolina School of the Arts’ School of Filmmaking. His film Man and Dog has appeared in film festivals worldwide and has garnered numerous awards, most notably a Gold Medal in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards. His work has been featured on HBO, Bravo, the Independent Film Channel, numerous public television stations, Canal Plus–France, Telewizja Polska S.A.–Poland, and KBS-Korea. Benson received an Eastman Kodak Excellence in Filmmaking Award at the Cannes Film Festival and a First Appearance Award at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.


Additional Information

Please note: Students must submit a detailed project description and a rough cut or draft of the project to the director of Continuing Education, April Walton, at awalton@duke.edu, no later than March 26 to be admitted to the course. On Friday, May 18, students will share their work with a public audience. For more information, send an email to cdscourses@duke.edu.

 

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