Documenting Life in London

Documenting Life in London

In this semester program you will  study and practice photojournalism and documentary filmmaking/storytelling using the diverse people and places of London as your subjects. You will learn photography and filmmaking technique, aesthetics principles and applications, and visual storytelling from an award winning master professor, photographer and filmmaker in the field.  The stories you create will focus on experiences during your  time in London, those of distinguished US expats living in London, and those of guest presenters including distinguished British photographers and filmmakers.

You will learn about British film history and attend the prestigious BFI (British Film Institute) London Film Festival, where more than 300 films, documentaries, and shorts are screened from around the world. You do not need to be an expert in filming or in a film-centered disciplines. Instead you should want to learn more about documentaries and documentary “literacy” that you encounter in daily life.

Subjects

  • Gender Studies
  • Theater

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