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This course is a lively introduction to documentary filmmaking where you will develop an understanding of the major movements, production trends and scholarly debates in documentary and non-fiction filmmaking. You will learn how these forms of production address crucial ethical and philosophical questions concerning the relationship between filmmakers, subjects and audiences. You will also develop skills in formulating a scenario, conducting interviews and producing a short documentary film. 


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 3



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: 48 UOC overall, including 6 UOC at level 1 and 6 UOC at level 2 in one of the following streams, Film Studies or MCT


Additional Information

This course is offered as General Education.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

Access past handbook editions (2018 and prior)

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