Normally, there is no reason to bring a photo of two men signing a contract but in this case I want to honour my dear friend and colleague Joan Gonzalez (right) for making one more of his many dreams come through – here is the press release that came out:
DocsBarcelona creates DocsBarcelona Documentary School to strengthen international documentary training. To accomplish this project DocsBarcelona has associated with the School of Communication and International Relations of Blanquerna University.
The agreement has been signed between Dr. Josep M. Carbonell, chairman of School of Communication and International Relations of Blanquerna University and Joan González, DocsBarcelona director.
DocsBarcelona Documentary School will offer a wide training program in the documentary field. The program, that will start its activity in 2014-2015, will include an International Master of Direction and Executive Production of Documentaries, Postgraduate studies of Interactive Documentary and a Summer School of Documentary, among other training activities.
DocsBarcelona Documentary School has the aim to become a referent in the field of international documentary training during next years.
DocsBarcelona has more than 18 years of experience in the training field in Spain, Europe and Latin America. Designing, coordinating and giving courses in universities, film schools, markets, festivals and televisions.