Camera Work and Visual Storytelling
Mondays and Thursdays
This online course features the following types of interaction:
- Live meetings
Learn how to shoot great moving imagery to create engaging stories. This course will cover the aesthetic and technical skills needed to visually construct scenes – whether for documentary of fiction filmmaking. Shooting grammar and techniques will be presented, exercised and evaluated in terms of their aesthetic quality, editability and impact on story. Students will use the equipment available to them, whether it is a phone or professional video camera, and will need access to Adobe Premiere Pro to demonstrate the editability of their shot material.
Michael Sheridan is a filmmaker and educator. For 15 years Michael has taught filmmaking at the community and university level. In 1996 he co-founded Oxfam America’s documentary production unit, and later served as a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia. In 2010, Michael founded Community Supported Film to provide intensive training in documentary filmmaking to storytellers … Read more