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Representing excellent value for money, the course fee includes:
-Hands-on instruction in the art of documentary film-making during a three-week period
-A local camera crew for you to collaborate with during production of the film
-Transport from the film school to Havana
-Classes with the professor whilst in Havana provided within the comfortable facility of the Casa Gaia
-Access to AVID/Final Cut editing machines
-A Diploma in Directing Documentary issued by the International Film and Television School of Cuba
-Accommodation and meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for the full three weeks. This includes residence at the EICTV and B&B style accommodation in Havana. You will also be given residence at the school for the weekend preceding your course.
-When at the school, full access to the medical facilities available in the on-site hospital where a qualified doctor is permanently available. Students are, however, advised to take out emergency insurance to cover the period they will be staying in Cuba.
-The School is also equipped with a superb Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool.
“Tell Me a Story ”: A three or four week intensive, hands-on Documentary Summer School via the world-renowned International Film & Television School (EICTV), Cuba, taking place twice a year - once in the summer and once in the New Year. This unique program attracts aspiring documentary film maker's from all over the world to study the art of documentary and then go on to take a story from an idea pitching session all the way through to a public screening at the end of the course. During this intensive course you will work hard with your co-directors and film crew to tell a story that allows your viewers to penetrate the fabric of Cuban society and learn about its people, history and culture via the documentary format. You will spend time at both the school's tranquil setting of San Antonio as well as the centre of the city, close to all the action. The program will be taught in English and translators are provided where necessary. Previous experience in film welcomed but not required.