Intro to Filmmaking Bootcamp

This one-day immersive workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to nonfiction storytelling! It will emphasize “accessible documentary production,” or how to create great content using even the most basic cameras and production tools. Participants will explore documentary style and form, story ideation, nonfiction shooting basics, conducting compelling interviews, and getting started with editing. This workshop is appropriate for beginners or new filmmakers who wish to explore the documentary / nonfiction form. If you want to make a documentary but don’t know how to get started, this workshop is for you! 
Accessible Documentary Production: A Filmmaking Bootcamp
When: Saturday, February 8, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Somerville Media Center
Cost: $75 for Youth & Senior SMC Members // $100 for SMC & Women in Film Members // $150 for Non-SMC Members

Instructor Biography: Colleen Kelly Poplin

Colleen Kelly Poplin is a filmmaker and educator. Her work explores gender, religion, family, and the wild ways they interact. She teaches media production and theory courses at Emerson College, including one of her own design called Creating Feminist Media.
Colleen has studied sound design, documentary production, and feminist media theory throughout her life. She earned MA and MFA degrees in Media Art from Emerson College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-Television-Film from The University of Texas at Austin.