[MasterClass] Ken Burns Teaches Documentary Filmmaking
The drama of truth
Since its 2017 debut, Ken Burns’s The Vietnam War has enthralled over 39 million viewers by painting an intimate and revealing portrait of history. Learn how Ken captivates audiences with his ability to distill vast research and complex truths into compelling narratives. From first treatment to final edit, Ken teaches his documentary filmmaking techniques that “wake the dead” to bring their stories to life.
Ken teaches his unique creative process through case studies of his films, original treatments, voice over scripts, archival documents, and more.
A downloadable workbook accompanies the class with lesson recaps, assignments, and supplemental materials.
Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Ken will also critique select student work.
Size: 2.74 GB