O Mediacentru / Saopštenja

Master workshop: A documentary film

Learn about the process of making a documentary film from the award-winning director Pjer Žalica. Apply for the workshop “How to make a documentary film”. Working language of the workshop is B/C/S. Application deadline: November 12.

Due to great expression of interest, the NetNovinar Training Centre is organising the second master workshop in 2006with Pjer Žalica. The workshop will be held from 20th to 24th November in the Mediacentar Sarajevo.
The participants will be introduced to director’s experiencing of the artistic perspective in the process of making a documentary film, as well as the overall documentary film production.
One segment of the workshop will focus on documentary film’s specific features, difference between the documentary film and a feature story, history of documentary film and director’s responsibility.
The participants will analyse topic for documentary films proposed during the workshop, and get themselves familiar with the way the filming idea is created. They will film the material and thus experience how the team functions in the field. The filmed material will be analysed and edited during the workshop.
At the end, there will be a screening of the short documentary films made by the workshop.
You can find a report from Pjer Žalica's previous workshop here.
Pjer Žalica is a lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo and a member of the European Film Academy. His documentaries (‘MGM Sarajevo’, ‘Djeca kao i svaka druga’) and feature films (‘Gori vatra’, ‘Kod amidže Idriza’) have won several awards.  Some of the awards include: Silver Leopard (56th Locarno IFF); Best Feature Film & Audience Award (9th Sarajevo FF); Best Feature Film (11th Raindance FF); Golden Palm & Best Screenplay (25th Valencia IFF); Felix (European Film Academy Annual Award for Documentaries, 1994).
Participation fee is 500 KM (256 euro) and includes a certificate on successful completion of the workshop.
The participants are also expected to cover their travel and accommodation costs.
The application should include:1. Candidate’s CV 2. Contact personal details.
For additional information or to send an application contact:
Lejla Kapetanovićlejla@media.baMaša Hilčišin Derviševićmasa@media.baMediacentar Sarajevo+ 387 33 715 840Or visit our web page: www.netnovinar.org
The workshop is organized by the NetNovinar – Centre for investigative reporting and media education (Founders: Mediacentar Sarajevo and Centre for investigative journalism Zagreb).