[MDST 155] Introduction to Nonfiction Video


This introductory-level course examines the art and practice of nonfiction video production, focusing specifically on the process of making documentaries. Students acquire basic audio and video production skills—videography, video editing, lighting, sound recording, and sound design—and will apply these skills in the creation of their own, original nonfiction video projects. Students will also examine some of the legal and ethical issues that directors of documentary typically encounter, as well as some of the social and political roles that documentaries play within our society.

Course Title

Introduction to Nonfiction Video

Course Code

MDST 155

Units

1

Fulfills Requirements

2A

Frequency

Offered every other year.

Cross-Lists

Also listed as Journalism 155.

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