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Intro to Doc Video @ HPAC

  • Hyde Park Art Center 5020 South Cornell Avenue Chicago, IL, 60615 United States (map)

Where: Hyde Park Art Center

Dates: Sundays, April 7th - June 9th, 2019*

Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm


Pentimenti is pleased to continue its ongoing partnership with the Hyde Park Art Center to host another session of Intro to Doc Video, an eight-session workshop covering the essentials of documentary filmmaking. This hands-on class will explore different phases of the production process, including pre-production, cinematography, and editing, as well as a final session on documentary ethics. Through illustrative examples from various films and a unique project based learning approach, participants will learn how to conceive of a compelling subject, shoot an interview, edit footage, and much more.

This class will appeal to: documentarians interested in workshopping a project; artists, curators, and conservators who wish to learn best practices for using video for documentation and marketing purposes; and first-time filmmakers looking for a crash course on production essentials. All experience levels are welcome! As part of our ongoing commitment to accessible arts education, Pentimenti has opted to offer this class as part of HPAC's community pricing model, which allows participants to pay what they are able.

*no class on Easter or Memorial Day weekend