Courses & Workshops

Suree Towfighnia has over two decades of professional teaching experience in film and media. She has written and taught dozens of distinct courses, master classes, and workshops for universities and organizations that are developed for a specific demographic or community need (including degree programs, Indigenous or youth organizations, community groups and grassroots orgs).   She has extensive experience creating rigorous and engaging online courses (both synchronous and asynchronous).

 

Suree has taught the following courses from introductory to advanced levels:

  • MEDIAWORKS: ​​

    • SIGNIFYING POWER & DIFFERENCE​

    • ANIMATION, NONFICTION & EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES

  • NONFICTION

    • ​CINEMATOGRAPHY​ & FIELD SKILLS

    • PRODUCING

    • STORYTELLING & DIRECTING

    • WRITING & DEVELOPMENT

    • ETHICS 

    • THEORY

    • PRODUCTION

    • FILE MANAGEMENT AND EDITING

  • FICTION

    • DEVELOPMENT & WRITING

    • FILM HISTORY AND THEORY

    • EDITING APPROACHES 

 

  • NONFICTION & FICTION

    • DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

    • FIELD SOUND RECORDING 

    • SOUND DESIGN AND MIXING 

    • LIGHTING (STUDIO AND FIELD)

    • 16MM BOLEX 

  • PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES

  • INDIGENOUS STORYTELLING

  • REPRESENTATION

  • YOUTH VOICES 

  • MEDIA LITERACY

  • VISUAL COMMUNICATION & STRATEGY

  • IMMERSION WORKSHOPS

  • ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING & TRAINING

  • ETHNOGRAPHIC FILMMAKING

Reach out if you are interested in a course or workshop at your university or with your organization or community.