Documentary Structure and Storytelling: The Big Picture of Documentary Structure (IE1-1140)

Sep 25, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location, Silver Spring

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION If you were building a house, you would need to have a blueprint which provides a plan of what it will look like and where you need to use different tools. A film is no different. You need to have some idea of the direction of where the story is heading even if you don’t have a script. Breaking down hours of...

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

Oct 10, 2018 7:00 PM - Oct 31, 2018 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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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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Archival Media Research Bootcamp at the World's Best Facilities (IE1- 1290)

Oct 15, 2018 9:00 AM - Oct 16, 2018 5:00 PM EDT
NEW Docs In Progress Location, Silver Spring

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The 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 these...

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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 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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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 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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Intro to Documentary Production Class (IE1-1110)

Sep 08, 2018 10:00 AM - 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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