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


Doc Interview: Creation of a Civil Rights Monument

MDOCS student reporter Emily Rizzo sits down with Patrick Morelli - local artist and creator of the "Behold" monument in the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site.

Director's Note: October 2017

MDOCS kicked off this semester by turning an eye and an ear towards mass incarceration and its ramifications on our local region and around the nation. Learn more and hear about what's coming up.

Eleuterio Martinez Ramirez: Doc Photo Exhibit

This summer Skidmore senior, Ele Martinez travelled to his home state of Oaxaca Mexico to lead a series of photography workshops for the kids from his childhood school. See some of their photographs featured in his culminating exhibit in Case Gallery this month.

MDOCS 2018 Spring Course Offerings

From Doc film production to participatory community projects to photogrammetery and more - see what courses MDOCS is offering for Spring 2018.

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.
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