Intercollegiate and Community Collaboration: Film Productions for Students and Community Volunteers

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Emily D. Edwards, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The “Tribulations” of Collaborations the collegiate system puts much stronger emphasis on intercollegiate competition than it does collaboration, so the idea of intercollegiate collaboration carries a peculiar burden even for film and video productions, where the notion of collaboration is a necessity. Campuses are more often competitors than collaborators. The long tradition of intercollegiate sports competitions in America has firmly established this kind of thinking. Campuses do not compete only in sports; they compete for status, for students, for funding, for honors, and for standing within their communities. Each college wants its team, its programs, its students, and its faculty to be on top. The concept of intercollegiate parity on collaborative efforts is not an idea that comes naturally, and it takes commitment to maintain.

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Journal of Film and Video. 61.1 (Spring issue 2009): 51-61
Language: English
Date: 2009
Intercollegiate collaboration, Community, Film productions, Students, Community volunteers

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