Our award-winning faculty provide an exciting environment for you to creatively explore and critically engage with non-fiction filmmaking and the many vibrant forms that documentaries take. Students are exposed to a wide array of approaches, including personal, social-impact, environmental, journalistic, experimental, reflexive, poetic, and interactive.
The CIM department offers the opportunity to study the unique history and theoretical traditions of documentary as well as production. Our courses include: Introduction to Digital Filmmaking, Essentials of Documentary Film, Documentary Production, Science Documentary: Autism, Global Issues: An Interdisciplinary Approach, and Non Fiction Film and Digital Media.
Our student documentaries have won prestigious grants with Sundance Knight Fellows and Wavemakers, and awards in the Miami Film Festival, Key West Film Festival, Borscht Film Festival, and with the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Student Emmy ©).
A few of our latest documentary projects, all done by our very own students and faculty.