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Learning through the lens

Learning through the lens

Shravanth Reddy Reddy '24 September 28, 2022

Director Stanley Kubrick once said, “The best education in film is to make one.” Students in Professor Greg Kennedy’s documentary filmmaking class are doing exactly that — learning through making.

As seniors, it is time for them to put all their learnings into practice under Kennedy's guidance, which helps them gain more hands-on experience. Throughout the year, they'll be making a documentary which involves pre-production, production and post-production. In this week's class, students experimented with lighting and framing of the picture, followed by a discussion about their script and the locations they are considering for filming.

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