College of Communications holding interest meeting for new Short Doc Workshop

October 19, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An information and interest meeting about the first-ever Short Doc Workshop at Penn State will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Carnegie Cinema.

Film-video, journalism and telecommunications students interested in documentary storytelling are encouraged to attend the interest meeting.

The workshop will be held March 17-20, 2016. Students will shoot, edit and produce a short documentary film, coached by alumni working in the fields of filmmaking and journalism. The workshop promises to be an intense, hands-on and exciting opportunity for students to learn under the close guidance of working professionals and faculty.

Students with questions or who are unable to attend the Nov. 4 meeting may contact Will Yurman (, a senior lecturer in the Department of Journalism and one of several College of Communications faculty members collaborating on the event. More information is available online at

Last Updated October 19, 2015