Associate Professor Craig Hight from New Zealand’s University of Waikato is holding a documentary masterclass, hosted by the nonfictionLab, on Friday November 20. The day will include theoretical discussions around some set readings, before participants will share work in progress for critique, discussion, and debate.
Craig Hight is an Associate Professor in Screen and Media Studies at the University of Waikato. His research interests have focused on audience research, digital media and documentary theory. His most recent books are Television Mockumentary: Reflexivity, satire and a call for play (Manchester University Press, 2010) and New Documentary Ecologies: Emerging Platforms, Practices and Discourses (co-edited with Kate Nash and Catherine Summerhayes) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). His current research focuses on the relationships between digital media technologies and documentary practice, especially the variety of factors shaping online documentary cultures.