Producing Documentaries

FILM TV X 478.733

Explore the stylistic and narrative, as well as technical and business approaches to successful documentary filmmaking from inception to distribution, and create your own project proposal based on the strategies learned.

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Winter
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Develop an understanding of effective documentary storytelling for several genres
  • Understand the development of both television and feature documentaries
  • Draft a synopsis for a one-hour television documentary
  • Learn how to properly pitch and elaborate on your personal project

About this course:

Learn about the opportunities available to the independent documentary producer in this overview of the entire documentary production process, from idea through distribution. Emphasis is placed on today's market--for both television and theatrical one-to-two-hour programs--through screening and discussing examples of documentary genres. Lectures emphasize story, structure, and style and address related budget, financial, and technical aspects of television documentaries. Each participant conceives and drafts a written synopsis for a one-hour television documentary with the option to independently produce a presentation video. Specialists with expertise in archival footage, interview techniques, location shooting, editing, and other areas are invited as guest lecturers, subject to availability.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
-
Monday, Saturday
Location: Online
380963
Fee:
$699.00
5 days left. Enroll by Jun 21, 2021
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Notes
No mtg. July 5. Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 04, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jun 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jul 5, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jul 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 17, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jul 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jul 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Aug 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Aug 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Aug 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Aug 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Aug 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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