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2 Week Documentary Workshop in The Mississippi Delta

2 Week Documentary Workshop in The Mississippi Delta
Start Date: February 15th, 2009

This 2-week DV workshop is designed for photojournalists who are looking to make the move to videojournalism and the web, new documentary filmmakers who want to launch their careers in web and television documentaries and for those with experience in some aspects of filmmaking that are looking to expand their skill, understanding and mastery of the whole process. Producers, cinematographers, editors and writers with narrative experience who are considering working in non-fiction filmmaking are also encouraged to enroll.

Students will learn all aspects of the process including the importance of the still image, DV camera, compact lighting methods, field sound, field editing and how to weave the story. To view an extended version of the course description, visit our website at www.barefootworkshops.org.

This is one of many workshops that Barefoot will be running in 2009. In addition to the Mississippi Delta, check out our website to learn more about our workshops in Africa and how you can participate.

Homepage: www.barefootworkshops.org
Contact: chandler@barefootworkshops.org
Tuition: $2,250.00 (includes tuition, housing and food)

Past Equipment Sponsors: Apple, Canon, Tekserve, Bogen, Gitzo, Kata, Tiffen, Sennheiser, Anton Bauer, Lowel, D&M Professional

Barefoot Workshops is a New York City-based not-for-profit 501©3, founded by Chandler Griffin in 2004, that offers short, intensive workshops around the world in narrative and documentary filmmaking. We assist organizations and individuals to use media, music and the arts, to accelerate progress and program goals in areas such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, conflict resolution, resettlement, youth empowerment, civil rights, and democracy building. We have worked with partners as diverse as UNESCO, Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, The U.S. State Department and The Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), to pioneer new formats and “media templates” that reinforce citizen-led, community-owned solutions to these challenges.

The main goal of Barefoot Workshops is to equip students with the knowledge and confidence to use sophisticated equipment while having a foundation that allows a person to create beautiful images regardless of the tools. At Barefoot, growing and learning as a filmmaker means growing and learning as an individual.

by Chandler Griffin at 2009-01-08 07:30:05 UTC new york , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

This sounds really amazing. Especialy since I grew up in the mississippi delta region (well.. mississippi river delta to be exact).

If only this was not during the same time as the Mardi Gras 360 Degree workshop. :\ Maybe next year.

by Jonathan Moore | 11 Jan 2009 01:01 | Georgia, United States | | Report spam→

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Chandler Griffin, Media Literacy Chandler Griffin
Media Literacy
(Barefoot Workshops)
New York , United States ( LGA )
Jonathan Moore, Production Lighter Jonathan Moore
Production Lighter
(TENNIS LESSONS?)
Los Angeles, Ca , United States


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