John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative
John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative


2018 Storytellers' Institute: Surveil/Surveilled

We are thrilled to begin planning for next year’s Storytellers’ Institute and are excited to share the 2018 theme with you: Surveil/Surveilled.

Student Doc Festival: Winners Announced!

The first annual Student Documentary Festival ran this past June during the Storytellers' Institute Festosium weekend. Organized by MDOCS' first offered Festival Programming course taught by Tom Yoshikami, the event featured a screening of short documentary films.

Youth Radio: opening the airwaves for young voices

This summer a student research collaboration project brought young voices on the air in a community radio collaboration designed by MDOCS faculty member Adam Tinkle and Skidmore junior Adam Simon.

Director's Note: September 2017

Documentary storytelling doesn't stop with the academic year, MDOCS continues to support students, faculty and practitioners throughout the summer with internship support and the Storytellers' Institute. Hear more about summer project work and what we have planned for this coming Fall!

DOClab: Documentary resources for the Skidmore community

MDOCS' lab is located on the library's first floor and has an array of resources available to students, faculty and staff from student media assistants to project support to specialty production gear, workshops, and more.

Student Summer Documentary Experiences

Students across academic disciplines explored evidence driven stories this summer both independently and through the Storytellers' Institute. Learn about their experiences and what stories matter to them.

2017 Storytellers' Institute: Looking Back

Immigrant stories, personal memoirs, and ... were just a few of the documentary projects pursued this summer by Skidmore students and faculty, and doc practitioners in the Storytellers' Institute. Learn more about their projects and next year's theme!

MDOCS Fall Events: States of Incarceration, Student showcases, and more...

Find out what MDOCS has planned for the Fall semester - take a deeper look into what happens when a prison closes in "States of Incarceration" and experience the work from student and faculty documentarians in a Storytellers' Institute showcase - all coming this September.

Review: Spring 2017 Middle East Film Series

Jill Moossman, '18, reviews the four Middle Eastern films screened to showcase a different perspective on the region in spring 2017.
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