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Name: MA in Theory and Practice of Creative Documentary Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
Sector: Education Foundation
Foundation Date: November 1998
Number of employees: 2
Associates: Cornellà Citilab
Filmoteca de Catalunya
SGAE Group and Fundació Autor a Catalunya
Televisió de Catalunya
Master in Theory and Practice of Creative Documentary
Citilab Cornellà, Plaça de Can Suris s/n, Cornellà de Llobregat
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Edifici I. Campus Bellaterra. 08193. Barcelona
Tel (34) 93 581 3585 - (34) 692 462 897 m.
Differential element of innovation: The documentary has become a laboratory of contemporary forms of exposure, able to explore the confluence of ethics and aesthetics, art and thought, politics and identity, which are, or should be in the forefront of contemporary social concerns. During its twelve years of existence, the Masters in Creative Documentary at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has taught its students in this line of responsible experimentation, of deep and transcendent creativity. At the same time it has opened, through its teachers, lines of research, in partnership with various institutions and festivals, that show the results of what has been a penetrating investigation of a new aesthetic for the new era.
Description of the profile and activity of the organization: The Masters in Creative Documentary is a pioneer in the field of documentary teaching within the revolution that this sector has experienced during the last decade. It is considered one of the most prestigious master's degrees in the audiovisual area of which are taught in the Spanish territory and their teaching theory and practice has proven, over its twelve editions, one of the most effective and stable.
The Masters Degree has helped in the education from the theoretical and practical point of view a new generation of filmmakers aware of the valuable historical legacy of non-fiction film, its creative possibilities and the challenge and commitment that is represent the reality. It has also been a production platform from which it has conducted more than 70 creative documentaries, characterized by diversity in their concerns, conceptual, aesthetic and thematic. For the organization and conduct of lectures and retrospectives by international guests it has the support of institutions like Citilab Cornellà, the Filmoteca de Catalunya, the SGAE and Fundació Autor a Catalunya.