It's a film school

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by Panasonic

With over a decade of documentary filmmaking, we're here to share our wisdom gleaned from years of infallible glory and glorious failures.

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Welcome to VICE Film School

Welcome to VICE Film School! Here's what we're doing and why we're doing it.

A Note on Wondervisions

​A quick note from Adam Bracegirdle, Creative Director, VICE UK and Director, WonderVisions: The Alec Bracegirdle Memorial Film Fund.

Beneath the Credits:

Beyond Beauty

In 2016, i-D made their first documentary film. It clocked up 4.5 million views in its first week. These are some of the people who made the film.

Back & Forth:

Daisy-May & Matt

Daisy-May and Matt worked together to create Iceman, a documentary about superhuman Wim Hof. In this episode they dissect the experience from their own unique points of view.

Modules

Curated courses covering all elements of making documentaries.

8 classes

Ah, the start of your journey: everything’s so new, so fresh, so exciting – but also: terrifying. We’ve asked some talented people for tips so your dreams don’t immediately go up in flames.

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Panasonic’s Kit Room, produced for VICE Film School, teaches you everything you need to know about shooting a documentary using a LUMIX GH5 camera.

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Spoiler alert: Making documentaries is weird, hard and chaotic. But while there’s no set path that each film absolutely must take on its journey to completion, most will go through these key stages.

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If you’re gonna tell a story worth telling, you’ll need to talk to interesting people. Alas, interesting people can also be very sensitive, shy or angry. Here’s how to handle egos and build trust.

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At some point in your journey as a filmmaker, you’ll start to realise what you’re good at. In this module we speak to specialists who’ve achieved things that will make you feel humble again.

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Every filmmaker hits a roadblock at some point. But why learn from your own mistakes when you can learn from everyone else’s?

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Up until the last moment a documentary is never finished. Let’s join people in the heat of their productions and put all of our do’s and don'ts to test with real-time examples.

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29.09.18

How is technology changing the way we tell stories?

We investigate technology’s impact on documentary filmmaking.

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