Course Info

DOC 412: Editing the Documentary (Formerly Dc 451)

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. (FORMERLY DC 451) 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 story scene to scene and where to start and end the story.

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 16311
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus