Learn documentary filmmaking in Rome – Summer 2014
Summer Program - Documentary Filmmaking in Rome
June 9 – July 6, 2014
Program Price: $3400 (with 20 students)
Program Director - Professor Warren Carter
email@example.com or call (714) 895-8798
You may also call the ACCENT office at 1-800-869-9291
Preview Meetings: Thursday Nov 14 and Monday Dec 16
Golden West College Fine Arts 106
12:00 noon – 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm
The summer program will introduce the student to the history and evolution of documentary filmmaking in the United States and Italy. The student will learn how to plan, write, produce, shoot, edit and distribute short form documentary videos. The student will learn how to create compelling and meaningful images to convey a strong story. The class is an exploration of the video medium and production using digital video format to explore documentary moviemaking. In and around Rome.
What the Program Includes:
Cultural learning is an integral part of the Summer in Rome Program.
- Participants attend on-site lectures at museums and historical sites within and outside of Rome (including the Coliseum) .
- Also included in the program is a one day excursion to Latina,
- A visit to the Latina Film Commission, and lunch with two guests from the Latina Film Commission.
- In addition, a one day excursion to The Cinema da Mare Film Festival in Civitavecchia, or similar, including coach transport and a visitor meal with a Festival organizer is included.
- Guided tour of the Cinecitta film studio.
- Visit to the RAI studios (TV or Cinema).
- Personalized practical and travel information services through Accent (travel contractor), 9-4 weekdays.
- ACCENT will provide a Rome transit pass to each participant, valid on bus and metro for the duration of the program.
- Welcome reception and orientation program.
- You will study Documentary Filmmaking DM 141 3 Units UC/CSU transferable
- Double room in a shared student residence in the Trastevere district of Rome.
- Lectures and workshops with Italian documentary filmmakers
- Elementary Italian language classes
- Pre-departure and on-site orientation program and walking tour of Rome
- Overseas information and resource center with ACCENT Rome on-site staff
- Transfers from and to Rome airport for group flight participants
Program Price Does Not Include
- Round trip airfare ($1490 in 2013). You may take the program group flight or fly independently.
- CCCD tuition fees ($46 a unit for California students).
- Personal expenses, texts (less than $20), passports. Meals
- Medical insurance (about $55 through CCCD coverage).
- Tuition Fees
- A tuition fee of $46.00 per unit must be paid to Golden West College at the time of registration.
Note: non-resident students pay an additional $242 per unit. These fees are state mandated and subject to change.
Students will be required to provide proof of medical insurance prior to departure.
For further details regarding this phone Lynne Thissell at CCCD (714) 438 -4706 or contact Prof. Carter firstname.lastname@example.org
The Coast Community College District reserves the right to cancel, change, append, add, or delete Programs or features of Programs.
Warren Carter is a professor of Digital Media/Video Production at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California. He has also taught at El Camino College and the University of Pittsburgh.
- He has worked in the television business as a producer at the Discovery Cable Network series Beyond 2000, television news writer and producer for KDKA Television, Pittsburgh, Radio news writer, reporter and announcer at WWSW Radio, Pittsburgh, Pa. and WIMA Radio, Lima Ohio.
- He also was a Program Development Specialist with the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Cable Communications, Cable Television
- Administrator for the City of Torrance, Ca. City of Hermosa Beach, Ca. and the City of Beverly Hills, Ca.
- He has worked as a producer and director of professional and college sports, news and public affairs programs and documentary films.
- In addition, he was a Producer/Writer of PBS series (WQED, Pittsburgh,) Follow Your Dreams.
- He works with television stations in the Netherlands and Germany.
- He holds a Master Degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelors of Arts from Bluffton College and is a doctoral candidate at UCLA.
- He is the author of numerous articles on television production and is a recognized expert on Cable Television law and regulation.
For more information about study abroad in the Coast Community College District please visit http://www.cccd.edu/studyabroad