The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) will pause its annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival for the 2023 season as the organization continues a strategic planning process around the Center’s next chapter. More information is available here.
School of Doc: an in-depth, hands-on summer camp and after school program for public high school students to learn all aspects of documentary filmmaking, from camera operation to producing skills. Participants attend the festival for free, network with professional filmmakers, visit state-of-the-art production facilities, and are eligible for UNCSA summer program scholarships.
Full Frame Fellows Program: The Full Frame Fellows Program is designed to educate, motivate, and nurture students interested in the documentary form. During the four days of the festival, participating students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in everything Full Frame has to offer: films fresh on the circuit, classics from years past, engaging panel discussions, and the filmmaking community as a whole. Full Frame works with colleges and universities around the country to host students at the festival.
Teach the Teachers: educators attend the festival and meet quarterly, learning to incorporate documentary literacy into their curriculum, and promoting students’ critical thinking skills and global perspectives in their classrooms. Professional classroom credit and stipends for substitute teachers are provided.
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