My questions were used as jumping off points for discussions about technique that I now constantly think about when I am out shooting.
Roaming around Dumbo with a camera and microphone, it was a trial by fire—but this trial by fire worked.
Sometimes you just need the right tools from the right mentors, the right learning environment, and the right community to give you wings; that’s what this class was for me.
A filmmaking course taught by editors? Yes, please.
I found instructors who were not only tangibly passionate about this storytelling medium, but who were also able to teach it.
The instructors and key speakers were excellent - experienced and very friendly.
The week-long documentary class was a perfect mix of theoretical, practical, and inspiration.
It was a perfect combination of more traditional classroom-style learning and active projects.
The best thing about learning through the eyes of an editor is that every part of the process truly looks toward the final product in an efficient and successful way.