Course Overview

Welcome to the TNCIS – Three Great European Capitals Video Production Blog. We will spend a week in Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam and will produce two documentaries and other short format, travel and culture segments for television and Internet viewing.

We have 17 days until we leave for our European destinations. I have been busy preparing lessons, organizing projects and networking contacts. While in Paris we will visit La Cinematheque Francaise (Cinema Museum of France) which will have an exhibition featuring Tim Burton (director of Edward Scissorhands).

While in Brussels we will visit La Botanique a museum and botanical garden. Behind the Curtain: Aesthetics of the Photobooth is an exhibit that explores how artists use Photobooths.

The trip will wrap up in Amsterdam where we will meet with Godmother Filmsand Lemonade, a 3D design house. Both companies have extensive client lists including Greenpeace, Nike and Adidas.

We will look at documentary films from each of the three countries, France, Belgium and Holland. Joris Iven’s is a Dutch film maker. Regen (Rain) 1929.

We produced this segment in 2011 while staying in Rotterdam NL

Paris Museum Pass
Brussels Card
AMC Filmsite – Film History Pre 20’s
Forum des Images
Etoiles Du Rex