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Roisin Loughrey: Introduction to Documentary Making

Friday 20th and Saturday 21st November Friday 7- 9pm Saturday- 10-4pm

Are you interested in Documentary Film making?

The Dock held an exciting two day Creative Documentary Making Course with multi-award-winning documentary filmmaker and artist Róisín Loughrey on November 20th and 21st. This course was designed for adult beginners with an interest in making their own documentary films. It covered the theory and the practical principles of making a short creative documentary. Participants took a look at examples of creative documentary and learn the basic skills to conceive, plan and produce their own short documentary film.

The course was spread over two consecutive days: Part 1 Friday 20th covered the theory and basic practicalities of shooting documentary .Part 2 Saturday 21st  looked at production, sound and editing. Participants were asked to bring their own notebooks and a digital video camera or digit stills camera with video, if they had one.