Register for our hands-on documentary workshop and discover how you can spin an interesting idea into a compelling, visual narrative.
On day one, learn about the many genres of documentary film and principals of good storytelling. Delve into camera theory, story principals, and stages of documentary production. Complete the day engaged in valuable camera exercises to start you on the path towards becoming a documentary filmmaker!
The morning of day two covers how to approach distributors and broadcasters to sell your documentary. Learn about documentary treatments, proposals, and demos and the basics of pitching your film.
The afternoon is dedicated to lighting workshops, covering the basic principles lighting for film such as direction, mood, and light quality. Learn universal lighting techniques–how to manipulate and control lighting to set a mood and capture your audience. Finish the day with an exercise on light direction and using available light.