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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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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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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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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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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Documentary Roundtable Silver Spring: Trailer Night

Feb 12, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue

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...

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Work-in-Progress Screening of FOR CHOCO and SPIRIT PAINTER

Feb 08, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium

Presented as part of We Are TakomaSince 2004, Docs In Progress has facilitated feedback sessions on the rough cuts of more than 150 documentaries...with your help. Watch a not-quite-finished documentary and participate in a facilitated workshop-style feedback session with the audience. This honest and constructive feedback is aimed at...

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Finding Your Story Workshop (IE1-1290)

Feb 07, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue

Making a great film starts with having a great story. How and where do you find this great story? How does a great idea morph into a great story? How do you know if your great idea will pan out once you’ve found it? All of these questions that are the bedrock of great filmmaking will be explored in this two hour seminar devoted to...

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Work-in-Progress Screening of THE QUEEN OF THE CAPITAL

Jan 30, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EST
George Washington University

Please note that advance ticket sales have ended for tonight's screening. Seats will be available on a standby basis only. Since 2004, Docs In Progress has facilitated feedback sessions on the rough cuts of more than 150 documentaries...with your help. Watch a not-quite-finished documentary and participate in a facilitated workshop-style...

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Budgeting for Documentaries (IE1-1290)

Jan 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue

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 this session with Docs In Progress Executive Director Erica Ginsberg, we will go over the elements which make up a...

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