Learn about the history and importance of documentary filmmaking. This course explores the narrative building blocks of documentaries, and delves into specific examples of nonfiction filmmaking to explore the myriad of ways filmmakers have approached this craft over the past 120 years—culminating into the evolution of today's documentary film.
An introduction to the history of film and video editing, including both essential editing techniques and evolving technology.
Explore the history of dialogue in film and the techniques behind editing a great dialogue-based scene.
Learn how to edit video in this project-based introduction to both the aesthetic and technical aspects of video editing.
Industry-proven techniques for producing and shooting interviews.
Introduces the core ideas behind how video cameras capture moving images, and explains how to light and mic a shoot.
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