Master Class News
Master Class: Kirsten Johnson
NewsDoc is excited to have Director & Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson back for a Master Class this fall! Kirsten just won a Directing Emmy for Dick Johnson is Dead (2020), and has made many other award winning documentaries including the much loved Cameraperson (2016).
Master Class: Alexandra Nikolshev
A NewsDoc Alum, Alexandra joins us to discuss "The Place that Makes Us," which she worked on as Producer and DP.
Master Class: Nadia Hallgreen
In the master Class, Nadia will guide students through shooting techniques and answer their questions about cameras, lenses, and lights.
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.
Master Class: Creating the Perfect Work Sample
Master Class on Monday, December 2nd
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.