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J286 History of Documentary

The course covers the evolution of American documentary film from 1920 to the present, with special attention to long-form nonfiction for television and independent documentaries for theaters, broadcast, and the web. We will concentrate on the practical problems of making documentaries in the real world for a mass audience, with special attention to documentary materials, structure, and ethics. The course is prerequisite for graduate students who are considering specializing in documentary.Occasional guest producer/directors may join us, TBA as available, to discuss their work.J-School TV students have priority, then other J-school students, then grad students from other departments, then undergrads.

Details

Instructor(s):  

TBA

Time:  W 1:30 - 4:30

Location:  108 North Gate (Lower News)

Class Number:  28722

Section:  1

Units:  3

Length:  

Course Material Fee:  

Enroll Limit:  20

Restrictions & Prerequisites

This class is required for first year TV/Doc students.