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Free E-books

Want a taste of what you’ll study at Asbury? You can start learning now! Our faculty members have considerable experience in their respective fields, and several have agreed to share some of their wisdom through these e-books. You can download them for free!

How to Create BETTER Digital Stories

Sarah Hogencamp, M.F.A.

Prof. Hogencamp is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and cinematographer who spent 10 years traveling to over 30 countries while running her own production company. In this e-book, she describes how to leverage timeless storytelling principles to enhance the power of digital stories. Prof. Hogencamp currently teaches courses in cinematography, underwater cinematography, documentary filmmaking, and editing.

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Creating a Television Sitcom

Doug Smart, Retired Professor

Prof. Smart is a Hollywood veteran who learned the art of sitcom production from Desi Arnaz, best known for his starring role in the sitcom I Love Lucy, who pioneered the multi-camera television format and created the concept of syndicated reruns. In this e-book, Prof. Smart shares his experience with creating and directing sitcom productions. Although he is now retired, Prof. Smart created an original, Emmy Award-winning sitcom at Asbury that ran for 10 years and introduced hundreds of students to the art of Hollywood television production.

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