Sem- Film Documentary

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Communication

Course Number: 
493F
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course combines critical analysis with a hands-on introduction to producing a documentary. Students will view, analyze, and critique a range of documentary films, to further their understanding of the documentarian's craft and art. Students will also do pre-production (research and scripting) on their own short documentary, along with shorter hands-on exercises in writing narration, interview techniques, use of archival sources, etc. Prerequisite: COMM 240 or COMM 297D or COMM 340 or COMM 342 or COMM 493E or consent of instructor.
Comments: 
Open to Senior and Junior Communication majors only. Pre Req: COMM 240or231or340or
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
31909

Course Sections

Sem- Film Documentary
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Bruce Geisler

W 12:20PM 3:20PM