Intro to Documentary Production Class (IE1-1110)

Sep 08, 2018 10:00 AM - Oct 20, 2018 1:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

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...

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Documentary Roundtable DC: Fiscal Sponsorship for Filmmakers

Sep 10, 2018 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Interface Media, Washington

Overview: Melissa Houghton and Erica Ginsberg will talk about fiscal sponsorship: what it is, why you might need it, and how to find the right fiscal sponsor for your documentary project. The Documentary Roundtable is a joint program of Docs In Progress and Women and Film and Video. These free meetings switch off between...

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Vintage Movie Night with Richard Hall: Classroom Films About the U.S. Constitution and American Government

Sep 13, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, Takoma Park
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Documentary Structure and Storytelling: The Essentials of Documentary Storytelling (IE1-1140)

Sep 18, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location, Silver Spring

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Just because documentary filmmaking is about recording actuality, filmmakers still need to pay the same attention to visual storytelling as you would with any fiction film. In this workshop, you will learn more about the tools of screen grammar and sequencing, how to break down a situation into the right shots, and...

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Choosing the Right Camera Package For Your Documentary (IE1-1290)

Sep 20, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

Are you thinking of getting a new video camera to create your documentary, but wondering what the best camera is for the job? When would you need to use a DSLR? How much should you spend on sound equipment? What bells and whistles do you really need, and what can you do without to save money? Should you buy or rent? This talk will...

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Documentary Roundtable Silver Spring: Trailer Night

Aug 13, 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...

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Getting Personal: Navigating Relationships When Documenting Family or Friends: A Special Workshop with Filmmaker-in-Residence Tamara Dawit (IE1-1290)

Aug 09, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Docs in Progress on Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION To many, it may seem that turning the camera on people you already know should be easy, but there are often specific challenges you must face as a filmmaker and family member or friend. Filmmaker-in-Residence Tamara Dawit has been making a documentary about her family for the past four years -- going so far as to move...

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Screening of GRANDMA KNOWS BEST with Filmmaker-in-Residence Tamara Dawit

Aug 08, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Busboys and Poets - 14th & V, Washington

ADVANCE TICKETING HAS ENDED FOR THIS PROGRAMDocs In Progress is pleased to present our 2018 Filmmaker-in-Residence Tamara Dawit who will screen and discuss Grandma Knows Best, a short documentary which explores the 30-year connection between two grandmothers (one Canadian, one Ethiopian) across cultures, languages and continents.ABOUT...

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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

Advance Ticketing is Now Closed for This Event We will have a Standby Line for At-the-Door Tickets. 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...

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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...

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