30th January – 1st February 2019
University of Sussex, Falmer
This event follows on from Making Films for Your Research: Innovative Audio-Visual Practices held at Birkbeck on 17 November 2018.
This event will be completely practical in orientation and will take place at the University of Sussex, in Falmer, East Sussex. It will consist of an extended residential workshop led by Andy Lawrence from Filmmaking for Fieldwork, an organization that trains researcher in using film as a research method.
It will be suitable and beneficial to doctoral students at an early stage of their project’s development and be of particular use to those seeking to clarify research methodologies and approaches.
This training will cover all core practicalities when using filmmaking for fieldwork methods and techniques in order to address the following questions: how to develop an efficient workflow and convert academic ideas into cinematography; how to acquire good quality images and sounds that will contribute to an engaging narrative; how to use editing software and storytelling techniques as an analytic tool to further explore your documentary subject.
The workshop is designed for up to 18 participants and will take place on site at the University of Sussex from 1pm on Wednesday 30th January (1pm) to Friday 1st February 4pm. Accommodation is available for nine participants travelling from beyond Sussex and London.
Applications must be received by December 10, 2018. All applicants will be notified of success or otherwise by 22 December 2018.
To apply, please complete this form here.