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Make a Short Doc with Help from “Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary,” a CDS E-Book

Make a Short Doc with Help from "Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary," a CDS E-Book

The Center for Documentary Studies’ first e-book, Visual Storytelling, is for anyone who wants to make a watchable short documentary using a consumer camcorder, digital SLR camera, or cell phone. Nancy Kalow, who has taught at CDS for twelve years and chairs the selection committee of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, has written a step-by-step […]


Watch: New Music Video from Jane’s Addiction Features Footage from CDS Instructor Nancy Kalow’s Award-Winning Documentary

Watch: New Music Video from Jane’s Addiction Features Footage from CDS Instructor Nancy Kalow's Award-Winning Documentary

Legendary rock band Jane’s Addiction is using extensive footage from longtime CDS instructor Nancy Kalow’s 1988 documentary, Sadobabies, as a “lyric video” while touring for their newest album. A slightly altered version of the video, interspersed with live footage of the band performing their song “Twisted Tales,” has recently been posted online. Sadobabies: Runaways in […]


Nancy Kalow on “Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary”

Nancy Kalow on "Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary"

Nancy Kalow is a folklorist and filmmaker who has taught at the Center for Documentary Studies since 2000. She attended Harvard University (A.B.), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (M.A.), and was a Rockefeller Fellow at UNC’s University Center for International Studies. She has documented southern traditional music and material culture, Primitive Baptist […]