CMS.338 Innovation in Documentary: Technologies and Techniques


Class Info

Discusses emerging technologies and techniques available to media-makers (e.g., location-based technologies, transmedia storytelling, crowdsourcing, and interactivity) and their implications on the film and television documentary. Studies the development of these tools and considers the many new directions in which they may take the genre. Includes screenings, meetings with documentary makers, and an experimental component in which students can explore new approaches to documentary production. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has CMS.100 as a prerequisite.

CMS.338 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by W. Uricchio.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Wednesdays in E15-335.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, CMS.338 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site or on the CMS.338 Stellar site.

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