Legal Issues for Documentary Filmmakers (IE1-1291)

Jun 30, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

Knowing a few legal basics can make the difference between a shelved project collecting dust and a successful film release. Legal issues arise in every aspect of film production. This workshop, led by media and entertainment attorney Laura Possessky, is designed to help filmmakers identify legal issues and develop a toolkit to navigate...


Documentary Roundtable DC: How Filmmakers Can Engage with State and Local Policymakers

Jul 09, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
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...


Backpack Filmmaker Bootcamp: The Self-Sufficient Documentary Shooter (IE1-1220)

Jul 14, 2018 12:00 PM - Jul 21, 2018 4:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

This hands-on workshop will encompass an overview of the tools used in solo documentary shooting: cinematography technique, existing light shooting and audio recording. Over the course of 2 consecutive Saturdays, participants will learn how to prepare for a shoot, the essential equipment needed for the field, safety best practices, how...


Investigative Journalism and Documentary (IE1-1290)

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

Investigative documentary poses some of the greatest challenges of all of the forms of documentary. From the fight for documents through the Freedom of Information Act, to mining unnamed sources, to evaluating the veracity of uncovered information, to finding compelling ways to present complex subjects to general viewing audiences, there...


Docs In The City: Spotlight on Identity Documentaries Featuring Grace Lee

Jul 19, 2018 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
Landmark Atlantic Plumbing Cinema, Washington

Explore the theme of identity through documentary, including an opportunity to watch a documentary from an iconic filmmaker -- in this case, Grace Lee -- and provide feedback on a new work-in-progress.Work-in-Progress Screening of Building the American DreamWatch and provide feedback on a new documentary work-in-progress which fits with...

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Summer Camp for Seniors: My Life on Video

Jun 18, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park

Everyone has a story to tell, including you! In this one week workshop for folks age 55+, you will learn how to share a story from your life through the power of video. Using photographs, interviews, music, and narration, you will create a 2 minute video which you can share with family and friends. In the process, you will learn the...

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Vintage Movie Night with Richard Hall: Sex Education and Health Films

Jun 14, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, Takoma Park
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Peer Pitch (IE1-1270)

Jun 13, 2018 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULLAre you a documentary filmmaker with a work-in-progress at any stage of development? Are you looking for a supportive environment to give your pitch a test run? Or do you want to help support your fellow filmmakers by providing them feedback? For the ninth consecutive year, Docs In Progress is presenting Peer...

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CANCELLED: Advanced Smartphone Documentary Production Workshop (IE1-1294)

Jun 09, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

This three-day adventure in smartphone documentary filmmaking focuses not only on how to better use your phones, but also how to better use one of the best apps on the market for videography–Filmic Pro. We’ll use that as our main filmmaking platform. The first Saturday we will work on the app and producing good video and audio...

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Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro Video Editing (IE1-1120)

Jun 07, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location, Silver Spring

‚Äč This training workshop is designed for anyone new to the Adobe Creative Cloud video editing program Premiere Pro; anyone switching from other editing software like Final Cut Pro; or anyone who has used Premiere on-and-off but wants to master the software. You'll learn the interface, how to establish a workflow, ingest video, use...

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