Documentary filmmaking 101
Apply to this intensive one semester class in creative documentary filmmaking if you like to learn how to turn your ideas into finished films.
You will learn all the basics in everything from research and storytelling to planning, from how to turn your DSLR camera into an efficient film production tool to how to edit your projects into professional looking films. We use a hands on, "no bullshit" approach to teaching documentary filmmaking.
You will learn an independent approach to the whole filmmaking process that gives you the knowledge and experience needed to develop your skills elsewhere or by yourself after the class is finished. Filmmaking is a practical experience and therefore we put a lot of weight on practical projects.
Filmmaking is social and therefore we stress the importance of developing your communication skills and teamwork. The training projects will be done as team efforts. The size of the teams will depend on the need of the project at hand.You will also learn how to interview and direct people in front of the camera
- You will learn how to build drama, do research, write a script and plan documentary films.
- You will learn how to tell stories from the real world with picture and sound.
- You will learn about different ways to approach documentary filmmaking in theory and practice.
- You will learn how to use the technology needed for filmmaking.
- You will get honest feedback on your training projects aimed at developing your filmmaking skills.
- You will meet other interesting and creative people and build networks that might be useful in the future.
We have been teaching documentaryfilmmaking in swedish for the last 15 years. We have been asked to teach this class in English for some time now and here we finally are.
Do you want to learn more about the class? Please don’t hesitate to contact us.
To apply please fill up the application form on this page and send it directly to the school.
The costs for the class is:
70 euros/week (including lunch on workingdays)
If you wish to live on the premises you can apply for a room at the school:
+ 30 euros/Week for a shared room. (Including also breakfast)
+ 55 euros/Week for a single room. (Including also breakfast)