Seville, Spain

Digital Filmmaking & Documentary

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Information for term Digital Filmmaking & Documentary

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

November 30, 2018
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 30, 2018
  • Dates: Jun 9 – 29, 2019 (3 weeks)
$5,000

Application Deadline

November 30, 2018
weeks
days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 30, 2018
  • Dates: Jul 7 – 27, 2019 (3 weeks)
$5,000

Overview

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Learn how to leverage new and traditional media to impact social change in glorious Seville.

People across Spain are embracing all types of media in novel ways to build social awareness and advance causes. Working with CIEE professors, you and your peers will uncover powerful social forces at work in Spain, Europe, and even your own country.

You’ll live and learn in the beautiful Andalusian city of Seville. A vibrant location of three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Seville has a rich cultural heritage and landmark art and architecture. Explore Seville’s cultural fabric by visiting shops, markets, and cafés while practicing your Spanish conversational skills.

Your local host family will be your home base during your stay. Together you’ll prepare and share meals, go shopping, learn local customs, and enjoy family routines and recreation. This is also a valuable way to get insight into how family members use and interact with new and traditional media.

The Take-Aways

  • Academics

    A deep understanding of new media’s evolution into a tool for driving social change

  • Growth

    Broader digital-narrative skills, including analyzing, visualizing, performing, practicing collective intelligence, networking, and negotiating

  • Certificate

    A certificate of learning in Digital Filmmaking and Documentary

Location & Culture

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Go deep into this vibrant center of culture, in Spain’s beautiful Andalusian region.

Explore Seville as you practice Spanish and take in the flamenco beat and the grace of the city’s Moorish architecture.

Seville is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is rich in cultural history. The Seville Cathedral, one of the three largest churches in the world, is a must-see. The 15th-century building, which sits on the former site of a 12-century mosque, is the final resting place of Christopher Columbus.

Eat tapas, soak up the sun, walk the streets, and study the architectural splendor around you.

Daily Life

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Daily Life

"Today, we went to a flamenco class and learned how to dance a basic sevillana. ..."

Learn more about daily life on a high school study abroad program by reading our blog posts above.

  • Housing

    Carefully screened host family

  • Local Support

    24/7 Support from your CIEE program leader and in-country CIEE staff members.

Activities

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Sample Activities & Excursions

  • Explore the beautiful city of Seville with tours led by CIEE staff and local professors.
  • Visit architectural and historical landmarks like the Alcázar of Seville, Plaza de España, and Seville Cathedral.
  • Survey Seville’s amazing art treasures, including masterworks at the Museum of Fine Arts by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Francisco Pacheco, Francisco de Zurbarán, and Juan de Valdés Leal.
  •  Take a walking tour of Seville’s trendy art scene and remarkable urban graffiti.
  •  Urban kayaking sound fun? Go on a kayaking trip up the Guadalquivir River, which runs through the heart of Seville.
  •  Take cooking classes with local chefs. Enjoy making dishes like paella, tortilla Española or patatas bravas – and then enjoy tasting your culinary creations!
  •  Put your best foot forward and try some flamenco lessons at a local dance studio. What have you got to lose?
  •  Get to know even more of Spain through fun group excursions to Granada, Cádiz, and Aracena.

Get excited about all the things you could do during your time abroad! View a sample itinerary.

Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

Eligibility

  • Program open to all current high school students: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. 
  • For scholarship eligibility requirements, please check our Scholarship page.

Application Fee

$25

Program

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Start Date

End Date

Costs

Summer Session I 2019 3 weeks Nov 30, 2018 Jun 9, 2019 Jun 29, 2019

$5,000

Summer Session II 2019 3 weeks Nov 30, 2018 Jul 7, 2019 Jul 27, 2019

$5,000

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