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During the month of June, MassArt offers a unique opportunity for students to learn from award-winning filmmakers. Enroll in this intensive and sequential documentary filmmaking program to quickly advance your skills or register for any individual class that meets your goals.

In this immersive, hands-on learning experience, participants develop an understanding of the components of filmmaking, including shooting techniques, composition, sound, scene-based and character-driven storytelling, interviewing, and editing. Students develop skills through a series of exercises and discussions. Open to all levels. Where possible, students bring their own digital video camcorder … Read more

Start Date

05/28

Meeting Day

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

End Date

06/01

Faculty

Michael Sheridan

Time

9am–4:30pm

Credits

1

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Learn how to frame and shoot the story through the camera and how your choices influence the viewer’s experience. In this introduction to digital video as a medium for creative expression, the subjects covered include digital video camera operation and cinematic language elements, including shots, scenes, sequences, composition, light, and … Read more

Start Date

06/03

Meeting Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

End Date

06/07

Faculty

Allie Humenuk

Time

9am–4:30pm

Credits

1

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Sound can arguably be more powerful than picture for conveying meaning or mood in film. Decisions that have to do with content, tone, clarity, use of music, narration, and ambience all impact how we view and understand film. In this class, we will listen to and analyze a wide variety … Read more

Start Date

06/10

Meeting Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

End Date

06/14

Faculty

Eric Masunaga

Time

9am–4:30pm

Credits

1

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Editing is essentially directing in post-production. Work with an experienced filmmaker to explore editing techniques and styles as they relate to documentary production. Students learn how a documentary editor works with image and audio (interview, ambient, voice over, sfx, music) to tell a story and communicate an idea. Students will explore documentary … Read more

Start Date

06/17

Meeting Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

End Date

06/21

Faculty

Sabrina Zanella-Foresi

Time

9am–4:30pm

Credits

1

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Learn how the pros take care of the business of filmmaking: fundraising, proposal writing, budgeting, rights, and distribution. This class is intensive prep for anyone serious about making their own documentary. Open to all levels.

Start Date

06/24

Meeting Day

Monday - Thursday

End Date

06/27

Faculty

Kathryn Dietz

Time

9am–3:30pm

Credits

0

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