An introduction to film/video production, this course, offered through The Massachusetts College of Art & Design, will cover video production and post-production, principles of storytelling, as well as an overview of the history and theory of the different genres and aspects of filmmaking. The class will be very hands on and students will work on projects that will be applicable to interactive, online, TV or big screen documentary, experimental and narrative approaches.
Instructor Bio Michael Sheridan:
Founder and Director of Community Supported Film and SheridanWorks Productions. For twenty years Michael Sheridan has produced films on people challenging the status quo and improving their economic and social condition. For 15 years Michael has taught filmmaking at the community and university level. In 1996 he co-founded Oxfam America's documentary production unit, and later served as a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia. Michael founded Community Supported Film in 2010 to provide intensive training in documentary filmmaking to storytellers and activists in conflicted and developing communities. Their stories are screened in public engagement campaigns to educate concerned citizens and policymakers about sustainable paths to a more equitable and peaceful world.
Class Offered through The Massachusetts College of Art & Design
Feb 2 Through May 17
Meeting Days Tuesdays 6:30-10pm
Room MassArt Tower-713/721
Instructor Michael Sheridan