Course Info

DOC 405: Non-Fiction Storytelling (Formerly DC 469)

The course is designed to further develop the skills needed for creating compelling and dramatic non-fictional storytelling. The class will investigate various approaches to documentary and analyze the basic narrative principles in various media. Regular viewing of documentary films will encourage discussion on topics of finding original stories, research and development of narratives, developing characters, story structure, the ethics of representation, and the question of "what is truth?" Students will create a proposal for a documentary film.

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 701
Class number: 10765
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 701
Class number: 16309
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 701
Class number: 15174
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 701
Class number: 16717
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 801
Class number: 27187
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus