About

With a rich legacy of accomplishment in the industry and a trained eye towards innovation in the changing media landscape, the Documentary Film Program at Wake Forest University challenges students to find their voice and their story and teaches them to tell it on all platforms.

Our award-winning faculty comes together to craft a hands-on learning experience as unique as the student they are teaching and as nuanced as the story they want to tell. From Academy Award-nominated filmmakers, to Emmy winning network executives to scholars in the art of Documentary, our faculty makes sure students learn the skills needed to create content that breaks through the clutter, as well as the skills needed to break through in the classroom – passing on that enthusiasm and love of craft to the next generation of filmmakers.

Whether your passion is social justice, new media or the connective power of sports – we have the classes, the programs and the people to take you, and your story, to the next level.

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