Abraham Escobedo Salas, a DocNomads student from México, won the “Sophia” award for best documentary in the student category with “In the End of the World”, a film he directed during the 1st semester of DocNomads Masters. The third prize was awarded to “Bacon”, a film by Faizan Ali (Pakistan), which was made in the same semester. The “Sophias” are awarded yearly by the Portuguese Film Academy as a prestigious distinction to films produced in Portugal.Read more ...
Aylin Gökmen´s graduation film SPIRITS AND ROCKS: AN AZOREAN MYTH, which premiered in Locarno in last August, will have its international premiere in Sundance Film Festival held from 28 January to 3 of February both online and on-site in several locations across the USA.Read more ...
FIPADOC Campus organized the online round table “Spotlight on DocNomads – an inspiring European success” with a Q&A open to the audience attending the Campus activities on the 22nd January. Held in collaboration with Erasmus+ French Agency, this session was moderated by Anna Kaslova and had as participants in the panel two alumni presenting films at FIPADOC and representatives of the 3 partner schools in DN programme. 500 people registered to attend the 45’ online Q&A.Read more ...
The DOC NOMADS Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) in Documentary Filmmaking is a two-year, full time, international graduate program (120 ECTS) delivered by a consortium of three prominent European universities across three countries: Portugal, Hungary and Belgium.
The entire DocNomads programme was assessed by an external international panel in 2019 and found compliant with all the standards and sub-standards of the ‘European Approach for External Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes’ framework.
DocNomads is the first joint master in Europe in the field of FILM that was granted the right to use the Erasmus Mundus brand name and the grant support of the European Commission for the first five editions. This backing was granted again for the course editions in the period of 2017-2022.
In each edition, about twenty-four students from all around the world follow a mobility track from Lisbon to Brussels, via Budapest. In doing so, students are immersed within different cultural environments, learning how to make use of their abilities outside their usual social contexts.
Taught entirely in English and taking a practical approach, DOC NOMADS’ unique curriculum and supportive faculty aims at expanding students' skills and creativity, while providing an integrated training that combines a focus on the arts with contemporary practices in film production.
Directing is essentially learnt through making films out in the real world. Students are asked to confront the aesthetic and practical challenges generated by the actual process of filmmaking and in doing so develop their critical thinking skill; gain autonomy in multifarious disciplines; and build – throughout the course – their own repertoire of formal approaches.
Upon completion of the program, degree holders will be prepared and qualified to enter a professional life in the craft of documentary filmmaking – as directors, as producers, as independent artists.
As an Erasmus Mundus Program, DOC NOMADS offers two-year scholarships to some of the selected European and non-European students.
DOC NOMADS Master Course is sponsored and supervised by the EACEA - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission.
Call for Application to the 2021-2023 (tenth) edition is closed.
The next call will open in October 2021.