Raising Funds For Your Films: Old School Fundraising vs. New Technologies (IE1-1290)

May 09, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

NEW Docs In Progress Location

801 Wayne Avenue, Suite G-100, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States

Registration Information
Earlybird Registration for Raising Funds For Your Films: Old School Fundraising vs. New Technologies (IE1-1290)
$45
Sale Ends: Apr 24, 2018 11:59 PM EDT
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Regular Registration for Raising Funds For Your Films: Old School Fundraising vs. New Technologies (IE1-1290)
$50
Sale Ends: May 05, 2018 11:59 PM EDT
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Late Registration for Raising Funds For Your Films: Old School Fundraising vs. New Technologies (IE1-1290)
$55
Sale Ends: May 09, 2018 10:30 PM EDT
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Event Description
What can we learn from the traditional world of grant writing in the era of crowdfunding? Why do some crowd funding campaigns succeed while others fail? How can one succeed with federal grants?  And, how can you leverage funding to realize your independent film?  Award-winning writer/producer and successful proposal writer, Anna Reid Jhirad will offer effective strategies to improve your fundraising strategy in the challenging environment of securing funds for independent films.

FEES

$45 Early Bird Registration (register/pay through April 24, 2018)  – $25 discount for Docs Insider Premium Members. Use Promo Code provided.

$50 Regular Registration (register/pay through May 5, 2018) – $25 discount for Docs Insiders Premium Members. Use Promo Code provided.

$55 Late Registration (register/pay May 6, 2018 until full) – No discounts.

DOCS INSIDERS DISCOUNT AND ALL-ACCESS PASSHOLDER COMPS
If you are a member of the Docs Insiders program at the Premium level, you can get a $25 discount on the registration fees for this workshop if you register by the Earlybird or Regular deadlines. If you are an All-Access Passholder, registration is required but is at no additional cost to you. To get the discount, you will enter a Promo Code when you get to the payment. If you missed our e-mail with the promo code, please reach us at contact AT docsinprogress DOT org to get it. To find out more about our Docs Insiders memberships, visit http://www.docsinprogress.org/docsinsiders​

HOW TO REGISTER?
Click the "Register Now" button towards the top of the page. Because of limited space, advanced registration is highly recommended.

NOTE ON PAYMENT
Full payment must be received to guarantee you a spot in the class. In order to get the discounted earlybird rate, full payment must be RECEIVED by the earlybird date.  Otherwise the regular rate will be charged.

If you are paying by credit card, select the "Paypal" option (you can pay by credit card even if you don't have a Paypal account). Payment must be made at the same time you complete the online registration form. 

If you are paying by check, you still need to register online, but select "Pay by Check or Wire".  Make check payable to “Docs In Progress” and mail to:

Docs In Progress
801 Wayne Avenue, Suite G-100
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(Write the name of the workshop in the notes section)

Your registration will be completed once your payment is received. 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Anna Reid Jhirad

Anna Reid Jhirad, founder of Marigold Productions, LLC, is a nationally recognized and award-winning film producer and writer of documentary films for primetime national television, theatrical release, museums, educational markets, IMAX films, and international media markets. Her programs cover the gamut of fields in history, biography, science, medicine, art, environmental issues, and literature. She has worked with WGBH, WNET, WQED, WETA, MPT, National Geographic, NBC, IMAX Media, and major American and international film producers. Programs on which she has worked have won major awards, among them an Academy Award Nomination, Emmy, Cine Golden Eagle, Jade Award for Excellence in Writing, and Best Environmental Film.
 
A few of the nationally broadcast television programs included: Impressionists on the Seine; Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening; Louisiana, A History; One Woman, One Vote; Jerome Robbins; and Dolley Madison as well as several films with Charles Guggenheim and his family, which appeared in museums: The Art of Norton Simon, Place in the Land, and Truman. She was a development producer on Flight of the Butterflies, an IMAX film that appeared in science museums world-wide and swept the international Giant Screen Cinema Association Awards as Best Film; and a writer and assistant director on Looking East, an international photographic exhibition about William Howard’s Taft’s trip to Asia in 1905.
 
Currently, she is a writer and/or producer on a number of films: The Power to Heal, a co-production of BLB Productions and WETA about Johnson’s use of Medicare to racially integrate American hospitals (to air on PBS April 2018);  Return to Ramallah: A Palestinian-American Story directed by Ziad Foty through Foty Fusion Productions, Inc; and Against the Odds: Cuba in Africa a series of two one-hour programs produced by Lumis Media, Inc. in New York, about Cuba’s intervention in Angola in 1975 and its impact on southern Africa.(for PBS, 2020).  Apart from these, Ms. Jhirad is presently focused on her projects.  She is a member of the Writers Guild East.


​LOCATION
The new Docs in Progress location at:

801 Wayne Avenue, Suite G-100
Silver Spring, MD 20910

*located at the corner of Wayne and Cedar in downtown Silver Spring. Directions and map.

REFUND POLICY
If your circumstances change and you must withdraw from a class after registering, please be aware of our refund policy:

Withdrawal 30 or more calendar days before the first day of a program: 75% refund
Withdrawal 11-29 calendar days before the first day of a program: 50% refund
Withdrawal 10 or fewer calendar days before a program: No refund

WEATHER POLICY
In the event of seriously inclement weather, we will make a decision by 3 pm on whether to cancel that evening’s programs. (For Saturday classes, we will make the decision by 6 pm on Friday). If you have not received a notification from your instructor or the Educational Programs Manager, call our office at 301-789-2797 (we will have an outgoing message on voicemail).
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NEW Docs In Progress Location
801 Wayne Avenue, Suite G-100, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States
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