Your First Documentary: Getting From Idea to Reality (IE1-1290)

Oct 18, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

So you have a great idea for a documentary but don't know where to start? Before you turn on that camera, there are some important things you need to plan to make your film more assured of success. In this workshop, we will review ways to define and refine your story idea, find and approach potential people to film, put together...

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Creating Legacy Videos Workshop (IE1-1290)

Oct 25, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

Everyone has a story to tell. Many people understand the importance of capturing their stories and sharing their experiences with family and friends, but need help navigating these issues. Collaborating with a filmmaker can provide a structure for making the process more manageable and result in a professional final product. Each resulting...

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Documentary Interviewing Skills Bootcamp (IE1-1260)

Oct 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location, Silver Spring

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Conducting an on-camera interview can be challenging. On one hand you want to make sure that the technical aspects are under control, so you’ll deliver footage that is visually and aurally attractive, and on the other hand your goal is to capture the true spirit of the person you’re interviewing by making...

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Getting Started: Budgeting For Documentaries (IE1-1290)

Oct 30, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

A budget is an important planning tool for documentary films. It is also a necessity if you are planning to fundraise for your film. Far from numbers alone, the budget is another way of telling the story of your film. In the first part of this session, we will go over the elements which make up a documentary budget, different approaches...

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Documentary Roundtable DC: Digital Media Assets Management

Nov 05, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Interface Media, Washington

The Documentary Roundtable is a joint program of Docs In Progress and Women and Film and Video. These free meetings switch off between Washington DC and Silver Spring. The Washington DC meetings are organized by Women in Film and Video and are focused on getting expert advice on topics related to documentary filmmaking. The Silver Spring...

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Archival Media Research Bootcamp at the World's Best Facilities (IE1- 1290)

Oct 15, 2018 10:00 AM - Oct 16, 2018 5:00 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location, Silver Spring

SOLD OUTPROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe National Archives at College Park and the Library of Congress on Capital Hill are the richest and most accessible motion picture and stills collections on earth and they are at your finger tips, not via computer, but by visiting each facility in person as a researcher. This 2 day course will bring you to...

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Documentary Roundtable Silver Spring: Trailer Night

Oct 15, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

Overview: An opportunity to network, share successes and challenges in documentary filmmaking, and provide feedback to several filmmakers on their trailers. The Documentary Roundtable is a joint program of Docs In Progress and Women and Film and Video. These free meetings switch off between Washington DC and Silver Spring. The Washington...

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FREE Screening of AUDISM UNVEILED

Oct 11, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, Takoma Park

Presented as part of We Are Takoma WHAT'S SCREENING? AUDISM UNVEILED A film by Benjamin Bahan, H-Dirksen Bauman and Facundo Montenegro How much do you know and understand about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture? Being deaf in a hearing dominated world often comes with oppression. This insightful documentary film from directors...

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CANCELLED - Backpack Filmmaking Bootcamp 2: Practical Solo Production (IE1-1220)

Oct 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

DESCRIPTION Backpack Filmmaking Bootcamp 2 is the continuation of the first course where participants were introduced to solo filmmaking basics. In this 4-week course, each participant will individually pre-produce, shoot, edit and screen an early fine cut of a two to three minute documentary short. All participants MUST have their...

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Documentary Structure and Storytelling: Structure Case Studies (IE1-1140)

Oct 02, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location, Silver Spring

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Analyzing the structure of completed documentary films that are compelling is essential while developing the skill of understanding storytelling and structure in filmmaking. In this session we will analyze the structure of three documentaries (each available on Netflix or for viewing at Docs In Progress) that are...

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