Course Info

DOC 312: Editing the Documentary (Formerly DC 351)

Editing the Documentary will expose students to the specialized post production workflow of documentary film. Utilizing a workshop atmosphere in combination with lectures and projects, students will gain an appreciation of the art and craft of documentary film editing. This course will cover an overview of current documentary trends and styles, explore various workflows to find the story in documentary footage, the ethical role of editor in shaping the stories of real people and events, how to apply the visual language of fiction to documentary film, use of archival media in a contemporary way, how to structure the story scene to scene and where to start and end the story. PREREQUISITES: POST 110

Winter 2020-2021

Section: 801
Class number: 28602
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync
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Fall 2020-2021

Section: 401
Class number: 10766
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 501
Class number: 25447
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 16310
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 501
Class number: 26761
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 701
Class number: 16714
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus