Forum Fellows Wrap-Up

Forum Fellows Wrap-Up

Photographer Latoya Ruby Frazier speaks to Madeliene Pron during her interview with the Fellows. Photo by Shelia Huggins It was a long and exhausting weekend, but Documentary 2015: Origins and Inventions was a success. Documentary 2015 was a national forum, hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, celebrating documentary today. Eight outstanding […]

Documentary 2015 – Origins and Inventions Fellows Program

Documentary 2015 – Origins and Inventions Fellows Program

We are thrilled to announce that we will be running a fellows program in conjunction with the 2015 Documentary forum being hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies. The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University will host a 25th Anniversary celebration and national forum on November 20–22, 2015, in Durham, North Carolina. Documentary 2015: […]

Workshops // Crafting Video Stories That Move People

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Workshops // Crafting Video Stories That Move People

We love teaching this workshop. Through teaching a variety of video storytelling courses and workshops, we’ve found that often people get hung up on cameras, software, and all the technical aspects of producing videos (which is understandable, there’s a lot to remember!) The problem is, when you’re distracted by cameras, microphones, and editing software, you […]

Workshops /// Video Storytelling for Social Change

Workshops /// Video Storytelling for Social Change

By popular demand, we will be teaching a one-day workshop on Video Storytelling for Social Change at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University this spring! Video is everywhere, but effective storytelling is rare. How can people working on social change issues use video stories to connect to a target audience on an emotional level? […]

Workshops /// Mountain Workshops wrap up

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Workshops /// Mountain Workshops wrap up

What do you get when you take 20 video workshop participants from across the country (and Canada), 5 coaches (plus one fearless leader), 20 story ideas (including THREE with chickens as central characters), and put them in a room full of fun-sized Snickers in Kentucky for five days? Camp for grown ups. I know, it’s […]