ART-4025 Advanced Digital Media: Documentary and Social Media

3 credits

Prerequisite: ART-2110.

This course covers theoretical and artistic principles in portraying "reality" and "truth" through social-networking, Web 2.0, digital photography and video. Students will work on a number of projects investigating digital identities, contemporary methods for documenting location and socially conscious audiovisual podcasting. Throughout the course students will be exposed to work created by innovators of documentary. The course will also teach students to creatively utilize tools such as Facebook, Flickr geo-tagging), Youtube and online media networks such as Current TV. The final project will include producing and promoting a short video podcast for public broadcast.