Master Class & Workshop with Director Camilla Nielsson
Friday November 18, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center, Room: 205B
The Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA) is offering for the first time a “master class”/workshop for students and early career filmmakers. Inaugurating what the SVA hopes will be an annual event, the master class/workshop will this year be offered by Camilla Nielsson (Upfront Film, Denmark), anthropologist and director of the award-winning documentary “Democrats” (2014). Nielsson will give a 2-hour master class on documentary filmmaking strategies, including concept, story and development, production and postproduction, and how best to convey anthropological intent throughout the filmmaking process and final product. The master class will be open to both SVA and non-SVA members in the early career or student category.
Learning Objective 1:
develop film ideas and concepts with anthropological intent that work!
Learning Objective 2:
evaluate the pros and cons of different filmmaking strategies for particular project settings.
Learning Objective 3:
plan out high end ethnographic and documentary film work with a low end budget.