News: Open City Docs School Autumn Courses
It’s the new term at the Open City Docs School, and we have a number of great course options available. Unfortunately, the courses with imminent starts have sold out, however there are places still available on a number of courses starting this year. Affordable and accessible, these courses offer a mixture of practical and theoretical learning options and are all led by leading active filmmakers.
FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING
Oct 15th 2018 – Sept 6th 2019, with Sophie Fiennes, Kim Longinotto and Rite Oord
Guided by three of the UK’s leading documentarians, make a feature documentary under the auspices of a leading research university, with all of the support, inspiration and resources that entails.
INVESTIGATIONS AND APPROPRIATIONS IN ETHNOGRAPHIC & DOCUMENTARY FILM
Oct 29th – Dec 29th 2018, with Helen de Witt
Investigate strategies of exploration and representation of the physical world, the imaginary realm and the transient experience of human life through a range of experimental, ethnographic and documentary film.
INTRODUCTION TO INTERACTIVE VR 360 FILM
Nov 12th – Dec 10th 2018, with Jeremiah Ambrose
An introductory practical 360 VR filmmaking for individuals interested in making VR interactive 360 ° film content. Both theoretical and practical, it requires no previous programming experience.
DOCUMENTING LIFE ON FILM
Nov 13th – Dec 4th 2018, with Lucy Cohen
Learn the secrets of building relationships with contributors, filming in intimate situations, developing narratives over time and drawing out themes that will connect with an audience.
360 SPATIAL AUDIO PRODUCTION: AN INTRODUCTION
Nov 15th – Dec 13th 2018, with Jack Reynolds and Axel Drioli
Covering all aspects of 360 spatial audio recording, mixing, and exporting for delivery on multiple platforms, this introductory courses teach students how to create soundtracks for 360 degree videos.
DOCUMENTARY CONCEPTS AND RESEARCH
Nov 21st – Dec 12th 2018, with Catalin Brylla
For documentary practitioners who want to critically frame their filmmaking in order to make films that have social and cultural implications, this course offers conceptual methodologies for
USING VIDEO FOR ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
Nov 24th – Dec 15th 2018, with Pinny Grylls
A four week course teaching students how to capture authentic human behaviour on video, in order to generate more insightful and meaningful footage for ethnographic research or documentary film projects