Peer Pitch West

Mar 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

Please note: While pitching spots are now on waitlist, you can still register to provide feedback to other filmmakers. If you also want to pitch, please join the waitlist but, keep in mind, that the only cancellations we have had in the past have been due to unforeseen circumstances such as illness or a death in the family, so notifications...


Intermediate Adobe Premiere Editing Workshop (IE1-1150)

Mar 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location

​This full day of intermediate-level Adobe Premiere workshop is recommended for anyone who already understands the core competencies of the Premiere editing suite, or for anyone who has used Premiere on‐and‐off but wants better mastery of the software.The four sections of material to be covered in the workshop are as follows: Color Correction...


Spring Break Documentary Filmmaking Camp - for Ages 12-17

Mar 26, 2018 9:00 AM - Mar 30, 2018 4:00 PM EDT
Takoma Park Community Center

Registration opens for this camp on February 5 for Takoma Park residents and February 11 for others. Registration is through the Takoma Park Recreation Department website. ​In this one-week fun and educational day camp, participants work in small teams to plan, shoot, and edit short documentary videos about themselves, using original...


How to Get Great Interviews (IE1-1260)

Apr 04, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONWant to learn how to get amazing interviews, whether you are making a documentary, an oral history project, or capturing your own community or family stories? There are as many ways to shoot interviews as there are styles or subjects of documentaries. It’s important to make a decision early in terms of what stylistic...


Intro to Documentary Production Class (IE1-1110)

Apr 07, 2018 10:00 AM - May 19, 2018 1:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue

This hands-on class for new filmmakers focuses on how to plan, shoot and edit a short documentary. The class will introduce participants to screen language and sequencing and provide hands-on experience with digital video cameras and the Adobe Premiere editing system. Equipment will be provided.Participants will work in small teams...


Filmmaking at Your Fingertips: The Smartphone Documentarian (IE1-1294)

Mar 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue

Bring your smartphones! Bring your tablets! Learn how to make professional documentaries with your mobile devices. Today’s smartphones carry with them excellent lenses and high resolution video. You’ll learn how to make the most of them just by knowing the devices better. We’ll also look at apps and hardware that further improve your...

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Deadline to Submit Documentary Rough Cuts for May 16 Work-in-Progress Screening

Mar 16, 2018 11:58 PM - 11:59 PM EDT
Online Submission

Docs In Progress is seeking submissions for our May 16, 2018 Work-in-Progress Screening The deadline to submit your film is March 16, 2018. SUBMIT NOW.

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Documentary Roundtable DC (Topic: Archival Research)

Mar 12, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Interface Media

NOTE: This event was originally scheduled for January 8, but has been rescheduled to March 12 due to the icy conditions. Archival Research with Bonnie Rowan The Documentary Roundtable is a joint program of Docs In Progress and Women and Film and Video. These meetings switch off between Washington DC and Silver Spring. The Washington...

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Vintage Movie Night with Richard Hall: Selections From the National Film Preservation Board

Mar 08, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium
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Understanding the Film Festival Selection Process (IE1-1292)

Feb 21, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EST
NEW Docs In Progress Location

What does it take for your documentary feature or short to be accepted into a film festival? Take a peek into the sometimes mysterious process of how films get selected so that you can navigate your festival strategy strengthened with vital insider knowledge. Led by veteran documentary film festival programmer Andrea Passafiume (AFI DOCS...

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