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“Films that are cinematographically incompetent are also ethnographically incompetent (even when made by an ethnographer)” (Heider, 2007: 4).
Producing an Ethnographic Film is not the only reason to incorporate a camera in to your fieldwork.There is no substitute for what the camera can capture. It is an irreplaceable tool, one that can assist you, expand your academic knowledge, broaden your ethnography, enrich your experience and uniquely contribute to the field of Anthropology.
Learning fundamental, basic principles of film-making will make the difference between unusable, poor quality footage and priceless material.
Above all, understand the limitations and the potential of your equipment:
Visit Spectacle and acquire the knowledge you need by attending one of our affordable, intense, hands-on courses in film-making.
Heider, Karl G. (2007) Ethnographic Film, revised edition, Austin: University of Texas Press
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