Master Class News

Crossing Over: From Documentary to Narrative

Our News and Documentary class joined Oscar-winning director and cinematographer Marshall Cury, director Heidi Ewing, writer, director and producer Jennifer Fox and director and producer Matthew Heineman for a panel on how to connect true stories and fiction.

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Master Class: Creating the Perfect Work Sample

Master Class on Monday, December 2nd

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Master Class – Crossing Over: From Documentary to Narrative

Master Class on Wednesday, October 30. In the past few years, some of our best and most prolific documentary filmmakers have crossed over to directing narrative films.

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Master Class with Jeremy Workman

Master Class on Wednesday, October 23. Jeremy Workman is widely known in the indie film world as the Creative Director of Wheelhouse Creative.

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Master Class with Kirsten Johnson

Master Class on Wednesday, October 16. Kirsten Johnson is currently grappling with her father's dementia and the state of the planet by making a comedy about death.

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Master Class with Mona El-Naggar

Master Class on September 25, 2019. Mona El-Naggar is a senior producer at The New York Times, driving on-the-ground international video coverage.

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Masterclass with Nancy Buirski

In October, Nancy Buirski stopped by NYU to talk about her work as a documentary filmmaker and her use of archival footage.

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Masterclass with Dava Whisenant on “Bathtubs Over Broadway”

In September, "Bathtubs Over Broadway" director Dava Whisenant and screenwriter Ozzy Inguanzo stopped by to talk about process.

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Master Class on Proposal Writing with Vanessa Roth

Vanessa Roth, the Academy-Award winning executive producer, director, and writer of Netflix documentary series "Daughters of Destiny" visited on March 19 to share her tips on proposal writing.

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Master Class with Alan Berliner

NYU NewsDoc will be hosing a Master Class with Alan Berliner on Tuesday, March 6 at 6:00pm.

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Master Class with Raphaela Neilhausen

On Wednesday, March 7, NYU NewsDoc will host a Master Class with Raphaela Neilhausen, the producer of the Oscar-nominated short, Joe's Violin.

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Master Class with Judith Helfand

On November 29 Judith Helfand, the Sundance Award winning filmmaker behind "Blue Vinyl" and co-founder of Chicken & Egg film fund, stopped by to help the class of 2017 develop their titles, loglines, and pitch imagery.

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