Posts Tagged ‘Continuing Education Workshop’

Enjoy!: Student Work from Harvey Stein’s Documentary Street Photography Workshop

Enjoy!: Student Work from Harvey Stein’s Documentary Street Photography Workshop

On September 26–28, 2014, the Center for Documentary Studies once again hosted acclaimed photographer Harvey Stein for his annual three-day Documentary Street Photography workshop, first offered through our Continuing Education program in 2012. On Friday morning Stein explained his methods for capturing the intimate, expressive portraits for which he’s become known; students then chose strategic locations […]


Register Now! The Art of Documentary Photography and Writing the Documentary Script

Register Now! The Art of Documentary Photography and Writing the Documentary Script

  Spaces remain in several upcoming Center for Documentary Studies Continuing Education classes. For more information, and to register, click the class links below; classes are held at CDS. Writing the Documentary Script (Joshua Dasal) Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. To create a documentary that’s coherent in post-production, you need a coherent pre-production process. One of […]


Upcoming Continuing Education Classes: Toy Camera and Hindenburg Workshops

Upcoming Continuing Education Classes: Toy Camera and Hindenburg Workshops

Spaces remain in two unique CDS Continuing Education workshops. For more information, and to register, click the class links below; classes are held at the Center for Documentary Studies: Toy Camera Workshop (Bryce Lankard) Saturdays, March 1 & 8, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Mondays, March 3 & 10, from 7–9 p.m. Toy cameras are simple and […]


Apply Now for Upcoming Weekend Workshops: Sonic ID and DSLR Video

Apply Now for Upcoming Weekend Workshops: Sonic ID and DSLR Video

The Center for Documentary Studies Continuing Education program offers a full range of multi-week courses, weekend workshops, online courses, and summer institutes. These two classes are starting soon and filling up fast. For more information on the classes and instructors, and to register, click the class links below; classes are held at the Center for Documentary Studies: Sonic […]


Register Now for Continuing Ed Classes: The Elements of Effective Photographs and Introduction to Audio Documentary Workshop

Register Now for Continuing Ed Classes: The Elements of Effective Photographs and Introduction to Audio Documentary Workshop

The Center for Documentary Studies Continuing Education program offers a full range of multi-week courses, weekend workshops, online courses, and summer institutes. These two classes are starting soon and filling up fast. For more information on the classes and instructors, and to register, click the class links below; classes are held at the Center for Documentary Studies: […]


Enjoy!: Student Work from Harvey Stein’s Documentary Street Photography Workshop

Enjoy!: Student Work from Harvey Stein's Documentary Street Photography Workshop

On September 27-29, the Center for Documentary Studies hosted renowned photographer Harvey Stein for a repeat performance of his popular three-day Documentary Street Photography workshop, first offered through our Continuing Education program in 2012. Again, Stein explained his approach, describing a set of very specific aesthetic and interpersonal methods for capturing glowing, revealing portraits of complete […]


Upcoming One-Day Workshops: Wet Plate Processing and Documentary and the Three-Act Structure

Upcoming One-Day Workshops: Wet Plate Processing and Documentary and the Three-Act Structure

We’re pleased to offer these upcoming one-day CDS Continuing Education classes, one of which an online course. Alternative Processing: Wet Plate Workshop  Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.  Center for Documentary Studies / 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina Wet plate processing is a beautiful, antique photographic process practiced in the nineteenth century by […]


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, […]


Enjoy! Student Work From Harvey Stein’s Documentary Street Photography Workshop

Enjoy! Student Work From Harvey Stein's Documentary Street Photography Workshop

Acclaimed documentary photographer Harvey Stein visited the Center for Documentary Studies in the fall of 2012 to give a talk related to an exhibit of his photographs then on view, Coney Island 40 Years, and to teach a documentary street photography workshop in our Continuing Education program. The nineteen fortunate participants—the class was wait-listed in […]


“Harlem Street Portraits”: Book Signing and Talk by Acclaimed Photographer Harvey Stein

"Harlem Street Portraits": Book Signing and Talk by Acclaimed Photographer Harvey Stein

The Center for Documentary Studies will host New York-based photographer, teacher, lecturer, author and curator Harvey Stein for a book signing and talk on September 27. Harlem Street Portraits, Stein’s most recent publication, celebrates the neighborhood through portraits of its residents taken over the course of twenty-two years, from 1990 to 2012. Stein will also […]


DSLR Video and Art of the Interview: One-Day Continuing Education Workshops on December 1

DSLR Video and Art of the Interview: One-Day Continuing Education Workshops on December 1

Register now for these two upcoming one-day workshops offered by the CDS Continuing Education program; classes are held at the Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina. Email cdscourses@duke.edu with questions. Click on the class links below to register, and for full course and instructor information. DSLR Video: New Tools for Filmmaking and Media Instructor: Alex Manness Saturday, […]


Register Now for “The Narrative Imagination: A Documentary Writing Boot Camp”

Writer Rosecrans Baldwin will lead this two-day workshop in which participants will learn narrative techniques to add dimension and persuasive power to their documentary writing (such as creative nonfiction, memoir, or personal essays). Topics will include fieldwork, outlining, establishing voice, and structural editing. Through collaborative discussion, students will study examples of the best contemporary creative nonfiction, […]


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 […]


“Coney Island 40 Years”: Artist’s Talk and Book Signing with Photographer Harvey Stein, Thursday, September 20

"Coney Island 40 Years": Artist's Talk and Book Signing with Photographer Harvey Stein, Thursday, September 20

Join us for an evening with renowned documentary photographer Harvey Stein, who will discuss the work in his most recent book, Coney Island 40 Years, and an exhibit of the same name (click link for slideshow) currently on view in the Kreps Gallery through October 27. A reception will precede the talk and book signing; the event is […]


Harvey Stein to Teach Documentary Street Photography Course at CDS

Harvey Stein to Teach Documentary Street Photography Course at CDS

The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to offer a three-day Continuing Education workshop with photographer Harvey Stein: Documentary Street Photography, September 21–23, 2012.  The class will consist of lectures, demonstrations, slide presentations, critiques, and photographic field trips for participants to document their Durham environments and the people who populate them. Topics will include photographing strangers, strategies […]


Upcoming Workshops, “Portraits and Dreams,” Teach Principles of Storied CDS Program

Upcoming Workshops, “Portraits and Dreams,” Teach Principles of Storied CDS Program

Two upcoming continuing education workshops teach instructors the principles of Literacy Through Photography (LTP), the famous CDS program created by photographer and teacher Wendy Ewald to encourage students to explore their world through photography. The workshop will be offered in May and again in August. Through presentations, discussions, and hands-on activities, participants in Portraits and Dreams will […]


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 […]


Veterans History Project in North Carolina Kicks Off at CDS November 18

Veterans History Project in North Carolina Kicks Off at CDS November 18

Robert Patrick, director of the national Veterans History Project, will be in Durham on November 18 to help launch a statewide effort to record veterans’ stories and add them to the project’s database at the Library of Congress. The Center for Documentary Studies is hosting Patrick’s presentation, during which he will explain how individuals, families, […]


Register Now for “Photography Kickstarter” Workshop October 22 and 29 with Ava Johnson

Register Now for "Photography Kickstarter" Workshop October 22 and 29 with Ava Johnson

Photography Kickstarter: Darkroom Basics is a two-day workshop (Saturdays, October 22 and 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., lunch break on your own) that will give beginning photographers as well as more advanced students a chance to practice and enhance their darkroom skills. This workshop provides an opportunity to develop that black-and-white film sitting around in the […]


Register Now for “Performance Storytelling” Workshop November 12 with Jeff Polish

Register Now for “Performance Storytelling” Workshop November 12 with Jeff Polish

“Performance Storytelling” is a one-day CDS Continuing Education workshop (Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; bring a bag lunch) that will explore the process of developing a short personal narrative to be told in front of an audience. Students, with instructor guidance, will begin by analyzing successful stories and performances at “The Monti StorySLAM,” a […]


Register Now for Digging In: An Audio Retreat with Big Shed, July 24–29, 2011

Register Now for Digging In: An Audio Retreat with Big Shed, July 24–29, 2011

This five-day creative retreat is designed to bring together audio producers (other media producers are welcome, too) in a lightly structured environment to work on individual projects. Whether it’s a story you’re trying to finish, a proposal you’re trying to write, or maybe you just need space and community to think about your creative trajectory—Shea […]


Performance Storytelling Workshop Open for Registration

Performance Storytelling Workshop Open for Registration

Performance Storytelling is a one-day workshop designed to help turn personal experiences into creative narratives that can be told in front of a live audience.  The workshop has two parts: first, the workshop where we will collectively help each other gain an understanding of just how to translate a lifetime worth of experiences into a […]


Continuing Education: Information Session and Newly-Announced Courses

Continuing Education: Information Session and Newly-Announced Courses

Continuing Education Information Session With April Walton Monday, February 8, 6–8 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Prospective and current students welcome! Come and ask questions about courses at CDS, meet instructors, and learn about the Certificate in Documentary Arts. Please register on-line for this free session at www.cdscourses.org. For additional information, contact Continuing Education at […]