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The Five-Minute Documentary

Dates: 3/8/2012 to 4/26/2012
Schedule: Th 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Located in : Center for Documentary Studies, Room 211
Instructor: Jim Haverkamp


Regular Student: $270.00


Short-form documentaries present a host of challenges and a wealth of opportunities for movie makers of all experience levels. Shorts force their makers to sharpen their focus, distill essential details, and experiment with structure in order to tell their stories economically and vividly. Through in-class screenings, discussions, assigned exercises, and a final project, this course will encourage students to explore the fundamentals of visual storytelling. (16 hours/Intermediate-Advanced)

Jim Haverkamp is an award-winning filmmaker and editor based in Durham. His credits include the short films When Walt Whitman Was a Little Girl, It Had Wings, and Armor of God. Haverkamp has also worked as an editor on several feature documentaries, including Monster Road, Doubletime, and Rarefied. Haverkamp has served on the selection committee and awards juries of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, and he is co-organizer of Durham’s Strange Beauty Film Festival.

Additional information:
Access to a video camera and editing software are required. All production and editing will take place outside of class.


Additional Information

A $10 materials fee is due at the first class.


Access to a video camera and editing software required. All production and editing will take place outside of class. Please note that the course fee does not include the $100 computer lab fee for students who wish to use the computer lab.

 

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