Artistic Practice in Documentary: From Stills to Videos
Instructors: Ed Kashi, Carlos Javier Ortiz
Location: San Francisco
Cost: $1600 USD
Duration: 4 Days
Class size: 15
Skill level: Advanced amateurs and professionals
Documentary work is flourishing around the world today. From linear narrative storytelling on important issues to more conceptual, personal approaches, this is a glorious time for doing documentary work. This very special workshop will be a non-shooting experience with intensive discussions on topics ranging from Carlos and Ed’s artistic practice to their business models. Between these two instructors, they bring more than 60 years of cumulative experience in the fields of photojournalism, documentary photography and filmmaking. We will focus on the how Carlos and Ed use photography and film/video to create visual narratives, advocacy work and how to collaborate with creative partners and activists/NGOs/foundations/non-profits, writing and editing skills, grant writing, funding, and research.