Documentary has always served multiple purposes and manifested various forms, and this course provides the opportunity for advanced production in documentary. Each year, the course is taught by film, video and audio documentary professionals. The instructors focus the course on their areas of expertise in the field of documentary. These areas may include experimental autobiography; cinema verite; historical; personal/political; social issue; compilation; editing or cinematography. Student projects will reflect those areas of expertise and result in the production of individual/group video or audio projects on the specific topic. May be repeated for credit as long as there is a different letter designation each time it is taken. Specific titles and course descriptions for special topics courses are available in the online class schedule.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: RTVF 241 or permission of the instructor. Lab fees additional.