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Posts Tagged ‘Continuing Education Certificate in Documentary Arts’

Final Projects: Spring 2013 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Eleven students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies presented their final projects to the public and received their certificates at an event in May, followed by a reception at CDS. Offered through our Continuing Education program, the certificate program culminates in a Final Seminar in Documentary Studies, in which students finish and […]


Join the CDS Meet-Up Group to Discuss “Documenting Your Documentary,” June 24

Join the CDS Meet-Up Group to Discuss "Documenting Your Documentary," June 24

At the next CDS Meet-Up Group, Leanora Minai will cover using a journalistic approach through field reporting to share progress on documentary projects and pique community interest. Leanora will provide examples from her Certificate in Documentary Arts project—her short documentary The Mothers—as well as an overview of various digital platforms (website, social media, etc.) and strategies […]


Register Now: Second Session Added for “Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies”

Register Now: Second Session Added for "Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies"

Due to demand, our Continuing Education program  is offering a second session of the Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies course this summer. This intensive, weeklong class—led by oral historian and folklorist Michelle Lanier—fulfills the introductory course requirement for a Certificate in Documentary Arts, but is also ideal for those who simply want to learn the basic history and […]


One-Night Only Screening of Acclaimed “Granny’s Got Game” in Raleigh, NC, May 20

One-Night Only Screening of Acclaimed "Granny's Got Game" in Raleigh, NC, May 20

First-time filmmaker Angela Alford has been garnering lots of praise (ESPN.com and Huffington Post, among many other admirers) for the documentary that she started as her final project in our Certificate in Documentary Arts program. Granny’s Got Game follows a senior women’s basketball team in North Carolina—seven fiercely competitive women in their seventies who battle physical limitations and skepticism to keep […]


Spring 2013 Certificate in Documentary Arts Students Present Final Projects on Friday, May 17

Eleven continuing education students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public and receive their certificates. A reception will follow at the Center for Documentary Studies. The students and their projects are described below. Certificate in Documentary Arts Project Presentations Friday, May 17, […]


Final Projects by Fall 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates

Final Projects by Fall 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates

Throughout the year, the Center for Documentary Studies offers Continuing Education courses in the documentary arts. Some students choose to enroll in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program, which offers a more structured sequence of courses culminating in the Final Seminar in Documentary Studies, where students finish and present a substantial documentary work—projects that often move […]


Continuing Education Information Night: Wednesday, January 23

Prospective and current students are welcome to this information session on CDS Continuing Education classes in the documentary arts—photography, video, audio, writing, and multimedia. Continuing Ed program director April Walton and other CDS staff will answer questions, provide recommendations and advice, and discuss the Certificate in Documentary Arts program. There will be a brief presentation on documentary tools and […]


Graduation and Final Project Presentations by Fall 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Students

Graduation and Final Project Presentations by Fall 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Students

Five continuing education students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects and receive their certificates at an event that is free and open to the public. A reception will follow at the Center for Documentary Studies. The students and their projects are listed below. Final Documentary […]


Register Now For CDS Summer Classes and Institutes

Register Now For CDS Summer Classes and Institutes

The Center for Documentary Studies is offering seven summer learning opportunities in 2013 through our Continuing Education program; registration is now open for: Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies, Documentary Video Institute, Digging In: An Artists’ Retreat with Big Shed, Literacy Through Photography Workshop, Master Class in Nonfiction Writing, Hearing is Believing I: An Audio Documentary Institute, and Hearing is Believing II: Making It Sing. These […]


Fresh Docs Film Screening Features Work-in-Progress “Bringing It Home”

Fresh Docs Film Screening Features Work-in-Progress "Bringing It Home"

Fresh Docs is a works-in-progress film series presented by the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) and the Southern Documentary Fund. The idea is to watch these not-quite-finished films as a community, and then give constructive feedback to the filmmakers. Next up in the series is Bringing It Home, codirected by Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson, both CDS Certificate in Documentary Arts graduates. The filmmakers […]


Introductory Seminar in Documentary Studies: Register Now for This Continuing Education Class

Introductory Seminar in Documentary Studies: Register Now for This Continuing Education Class

Due to strong demand the CDS Continuing Education program will offer an additional section of the Introductory Seminar in Documentary Studies. Led by folklorist Joy Salyers, the class is designed for students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program or those who plan to enroll. The documentary arts encompass many genres and numerous means of interacting with the world, […]


CDS Continuing Education Information Night: Monday, September 17, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

CDS Continuing Education Information Night: Monday, September 17, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Prospective and current students are welcome to this information session on CDS Continuing Education classes in the documentary arts—photography, video, audio, writing, and multimedia. Continuing Ed program director April Walton and other CDS staff will answer questions, provide recommendations and advice, and discuss the Certificate in Documentary Arts program. There will be a brief presentation on documentary tools and […]


Watch/Listen: Audio Slideshow from the 4th & 1 Football Camp

Watch/Listen: Audio Slideshow from the 4th & 1 Football Camp

This audio slideshow was produced by The Recollective, a group of independent radio producers who spent part of their summer at Michigan State University with more than fifty high school football players at the 4th & 1 Football Camp, a free camp for students from under-served communities held in Texas and Michigan. The project was inspired by Recollective cofounder Jeremy Helton’s experience […]


Watch Student Films from the 2012 Summer Video Institute

Watch Student Films from the 2012 Summer Video Institute

Every summer the Center for Documentary Studies holds a series of Documentary Institutes. The Documentary Video Institute is an eight-day intensive where students are fully immersed in the process of documentary filmmaking. Working in small production teams (one instructor for every four students) led by experienced documentary filmmakers, students are introduced to an array of […]


The Time is Now: Register for CDS’s Acclaimed Summer Audio Institutes and Retreat

The Time is Now: Register for CDS's Acclaimed Summer Audio Institutes and Retreat

The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) is offering three summer audio documentary learning opportunities through its Continuing Education program. These intensive sessions, lasting from two to eight days, are open to the general public (and their completion counts as credit toward the Certificate in Documentary Arts for those working toward a certificate). Information about the courses […]


Look and Listen: Final Projects of Spring 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Look and Listen: Final Projects of Spring 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Throughout the year, CDS offers continuing education courses in the documentary arts to people of all ages and backgrounds. Some choose to enroll in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program, which offers a more structured sequence of courses culminating in the Final Seminar in Documentary Studies, where students finish and present a substantial documentary work—photography, […]


Register Now for CDS Summer Institutes and Workshops—and Watch and Listen to Projects from Summer 2011

Register Now for CDS Summer Institutes and Workshops—and Watch and Listen to Projects from Summer 2011

From the Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies to Digging In: An Audio Retreat with Big Shed, the Center for Documentary Studies is offering seven summer learning opportunities through its continuing education program. These intensive sessions, lasting from two to eight days, are open to the general public (and their completion counts as credit toward the […]


Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates, Spring 2012: Final Project Presentations, Friday, May 18, Nasher Museum of Art

Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates, Spring 2012: Final Project Presentations, Friday, May 18, Nasher Museum of Art

Ten continuing education students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects and receive their certificates starting at 6 p.m. on May 18 at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow […]


Watch Videos: Final Projects of Fall 2011 Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates

Watch Videos: Final Projects of Fall 2011 Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates

Throughout the year, CDS offers continuing education courses in the documentary arts to people of all ages and backgrounds. Some choose to enroll in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program, which offers a more structured sequence of courses culminating in the Final Seminar in Documentary Studies, where students finish and present a substantial documentary work—photography, […]


Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates, Fall 2011: Final Project Presentations, December 9, Nasher Museum of Art

Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates, Fall 2011: Final Project Presentations, December 9, Nasher Museum of Art

Nine graduating students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects at 6 p.m. on December 9 at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. The event is free and open to the public. The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University offers continuing […]


Continuing Education Certificate Projects Spring 2011

Continuing Education Certificate Projects Spring 2011

View the final projects of the graduates in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program in spring 2011: John Crane, Paul Deblinger, Eric Douglas, Chelsea Flowers, Conrad Fulkerson, Paige Greason, Jeremy Helton, Eileen Heyes, and Kurney Ramsey, Jr. Videos are available to watch here and on CDS Vimeo. Read more about the spring 2011 Certificate in […]


Free Continuing Education Information Session at CDS September 6

Free Continuing Education Information Session at CDS September 6

For continuing education students who would like more information about CDS courses and equipment. Come and ask questions about courses at CDS, meet instructors and learn about the Certificate in Documentary Arts. September 6, 5–7:30 p.m. A brief presentation of documentary tools will be held from 6:30–7:30 p.m. Audio, video, and photography equipment will be […]


Registration Now Open for Fall 2011 CDS Continuing Education Courses

Registration Now Open for Fall 2011 CDS Continuing Education Courses

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Continuing Education Spring 2011 Final Project Presentations and Graduation

Continuing Education Spring 2011 Final Project Presentations and Graduation

Nine graduating students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public during a free, premium event at the Nasher Museum of Art. Final Documentary Project Presentations Friday, May 20, 7 p.m. (Reception, 6 p.m.) Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Throughout […]