institute for documentary studies


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long days. late nights. + gallons of coffee.

Learn the art of documentary storytelling with Maine as your classroom. Spend countless hours in the field, just as many in the classroom, and even more perfecting your craft in writing, radio, photography and multimedia. In 15 weeks, we’ll show you how to take a great story idea and make it a reality.

Accepting Submissions for Mobile You 2.0

The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies is excited to announce Mobile You 2.0. This juried exhibition will feature photo {...}