Fall 2009 Course Description

Advanced Topics in Public Policy

Section Title: Advanced Documentary: Social Issue Filmmaking
Instructor(s): Paul Stekler
Course: P A 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
(previously Seminar in Topics in Public Policy)
Unique Number: 63050
Day & Time: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Room: CMB B4.122
Waitlist Information:For LBJ Students: UT Waitlist Information
Notes: Cross List with RTF 343

This course fulfills requirements for the following specialization(s):

Description: Registration limited to 10 RTF students and 10 LBJ students

This course involves pairing advanced RTF documentary production students with LBJ students, who have expertise in social issue, public policy issues, in order to produce short documentary projects on these issues. The focus is on translating issue substance into film ready storytelling in order to reach a larger audience.

Additional Information: It is strongly recommended that RTF students have taken RTF 343 Advanced Documentary. 881-KA Intro to Documentary, or have a strong production background. Talking to Professor Stekler about the course and project ideas is also recommended.

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