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Posts Tagged ‘Catherine Orr’

Free Fresh Docs Screening: “Overburden” Depicts a Coal Industry in Peril

Free Fresh Docs Screening: "Overburden" Depicts a Coal Industry in Peril

On July 25, the Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund will present a free screening of director Chad Stevens’ coal country documentary, Overburden, as part of the Fresh Docs series, which features works-in-progress and recently completed films. Screenings are followed by a moderated conversation with the filmmaker in which the audience participates.  Friday, July 25, 7 p.m.Full Frame […]


Register Now: Multimedia Storytelling Workshop and Short-Doc Class Anytown, USA

Register Now: Multimedia Storytelling Workshop and Short-Doc Class Anytown, USA

There are a few spots left in two upcoming CDS Continuing Education classes: Multimedia Storytelling Workshop Thursday, March 7: 6–9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 8–9: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday, March 10: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Instructors Catherine Orr and Elena Rue, founders of the visual storytelling company StoryMineMedia, use a combination of critiques, hands-on learning, […]


CDS Courses Focus on the Craft of Storytelling in Any Medium: Register Now

CDS Courses Focus on the Craft of Storytelling in Any Medium: Register Now

The CDS Continuing Education program is offering several classes specifically designed to help aspiring storytellers craft their work from the moments they’ve captured in various media. All classes are held at the Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina. Email cdscourses.org with questions. NOTE: Duke students, faculty, and staff receive a […]


Workshop Almost Full: Register Now for “Beginning Multimedia Storytelling”

Workshop Almost Full: Register Now for "Beginning Multimedia Storytelling"

In the Beginning Multimedia Storytelling Workshop (a four-day class taught over the course of two consecutive weekends) students will gain an understanding of what multimedia is, where it is going, and how it can be used for powerful storytelling. Students will be exposed to cutting-edge work and engage in critical discussions about what elements make for effective […]


IN FOCUS: Two-Month-Long Photography Festival in Chapel Hill, NC

IN FOCUS: Two-Month-Long Photography Festival in Chapel Hill, NC

Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s Frank Gallery invites the public to enjoy a celebration of all things photography during the months of September and October—the IN FOCUS festival will feature exhibits, panel discussions, lectures, an outdoor public slideshow, a photo scavenger hunt, and more. Several Center for Documentary Studies instructors will be participating: Wednesday, September 5: A reception for Beijing Impressions, […]


Learn to Write a Documentary Proposal, Create an Audio Postcard, and Tell a Multimedia Story at Upcoming CDS Workshops

Learn to Write a Documentary Proposal,  Create an Audio Postcard, and Tell a Multimedia Story at Upcoming CDS Workshops

Register now for one of these three upcoming continuing education workshops on writing successful documentary proposals, creating audio postcards, and exploring multimedia storytelling. How to Write a Winning Documentary Proposal Saturday, March 3, 1–4:30 p.m. With instructor Judith Van Wyk, an independent writer/producer and project-committee chair for the Southern Documentary Fund, students will examine the essential […]


Catherine Orr and Elena Rue: Work by Fall 2011 Continuing Education Instructors

Catherine Orr and Elena Rue: Work by Fall 2011 Continuing Education Instructors

Catherine Orr and Elena Rue will be teaching Beginning Multimedia Storytelling in the fall 2011 term for the Continuing Education program at the Center for Documentary Studies. To learn more about the course and to register, please visit the Continuing Education registration site. Catherine Orr is a multimedia storyteller who enjoys nearly all aspects of […]