I Have This Great Idea: Documentary Production 101 - CANCELLED
Saturday, July 21, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
PLEASE NOTE, THIS CLASS HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS. IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED A TICKET YOU WILL BE REFUNDED AND WE WILL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS WE ARE ABLE TO RESCHEDULE.
How do you turn a captivating idea into a viable documentary film?
This one-day workshop will introduce students with no or minimal experience to the crucial issues of producing and directing a documentary, including selecting a provocative topic, researching the subject, writing a proposal, fundraising, preproduction, casting, directing, shooting, interview techniques, ethics, editing and distribution.
Students are encouraged to bring a one page description of their ideas for feedback.
Christopher Metzler is an award winning documentary filmmaker. His fims PLAGUES & PLEASURES ON THE SALTON SEA and EVERYDAY SUNSHINE: THE STORY OF FISHBONE both screened at the Tallgrass FIlm Festival.
Tallgrass Film Association
Founded in 2003, Tallgrass Film Association fosters an appreciation of the cinematic arts by creating shared experiences around the international medium of film.