The consciousness of documentary: Teaching documentary

Oldham, A. (2009) The consciousness of documentary: Teaching documentary. In: Dun Laoghairefilmsense: A Symposium on Film and Education, National FIlm School, Ireland, April 2009. Available from:

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This paper looked at teaching documentary production as an integrated process of practice, theory and pedagogy. It attempted to outline an established but necessarily flexible methodology for teaching documentary production that encompasses purpose and motivation, genre, production research, production processes, narrative and ethics, which has proved to be a very practical and successful teaching model, not just in terms of producing good films, but also in challenging student film makers to a process that can provide a deep and often transformative learning experience.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:documentary, consciousness, digital generation
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > School of Art and Design
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > School of Film and Journalism
ID Code:10720
Deposited By: G. Brown
Deposited On:12 Aug 2010 08:29
Last Modified:15 Nov 2016 17:40

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