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Imagine the Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Student Filmmakers was originally part of a series of assignments about integrating ethics into an entry-level production course that I wrote about for the Journal of Media Education. Here, it has been adapted as a stand-alone exercise for EDIT Media’s teaching materials database. The guide to ethical decision making referenced in this article comes from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University.

This assignment was designed for entry-level production students who were preparing to embark on the production of their first documentary project.


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