New Class for Fall 2020

DGM 3590 - Documentary I

This class takes an in depth focus on documentary production and various approaches to documentary story-telling. Taught by an industry professional with award winning credits.

Tuesday/Thursday 4 PM - 5:50 PM CS 613 3 Credits

Taught by Jenny Mackenzie

This class is required for students in the Documentary Track and is recommended for all others. It is especially recommended for Seniors doing a Documentary for their Senior Project.

Instructor Bio

Jenny Mackenzie

Jenny Mackenzie, Ph.D. is an Emmy award winning documentary filmmaker whose mission is to produce films that promote social change. Her films include KICK LIKE A GIRL, WHERE’S HERBIE? SUGAR BABIES, LEAD WITH LOVE & DYING IN VEIN, THE OPIATE GENERATION and the 2018 Sundance Film QUIET HEROES. Her films have aired on top broadcast and VOD channels such as HBO, HULU, PBS, and Amazon, and have received praise in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe. Her social impact documentaries have screened at international film festivals and are currently being used by the US State Department to discuss public health and social justice issues around the globe. Jenny’s films have received grant support from Chicken &Egg Films, The Sorenson Legacy Foundation, Fledgling Fund, Artemis Rising, The Larry H. Miller Foundation & The Eccles Foundation.