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The Smartphone Documentarian

Presented by Docs In Progress at Docs In Progress, Silver Spring MD

Sep 09, 2023

The Smartphone Documentarian

Learn how to get the most out of your Smartphone when it comes to video!

This special workshop from Docs In Progress will give participants the opportunity to learn how to get the most out of their smartphones when it comes to video.

Today’s smartphones carry with them excellent lenses and high resolution video. You’ll learn how to make the most of them just by knowing the devices better. The objective of this workshop is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to maximize the potential of their smartphones for video production. ... view more »



If your circumstances change and you must withdraw from a class after registering, please be aware of our refund policy:

Withdrawal 30 or more calendar days before the first day of a program: 75% refund

Withdrawal 11-29 calendar days before the first day of a program: 50% refund

Withdrawal 10 or fewer calendar days before a program: No refund

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TEACHING ARTIST​: Jenny Montasir

Jenny Montasir is a filmmaker and educator in media arts. She has over 10 years of experience working as a video journalist and documentary filmmaker. For four years she was based in Egypt covering women's rights and social justice issues. Her work has been featured on the BBC, The New York Times, MSNBC, The Huffington Post, Voice of America, AJ+, TIME and The Guardian. Previously, Montasir was an adjunct lecturer teaching Multimedia Storytelling at Northwestern University.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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