Documentary Budgeting

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Documentary Budgeting

In-Person Workshop at Docs In Progress "I need to submit a budget. Now what?!"

By Docs In Progress

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Date and time

Tuesday, May 9 · 7 - 8:30pm EDT


Docs In Progress 8560 2nd Avenue #Suite 113 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Refunds up to 30 days before event
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About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

In-Person Workshop at Docs In Progress

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 7:00 - 8:30 pm

How do you develop a budget? What are the elements that go into each line item? Reminder, as a filmmaker you have value and thus you need to be a line item. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to how best develop a budget that meet your funders requests, creative objectives and personal needs i.e. rent and food money. In this interactive exercise, participants can come with their laptop loaded with either Excel or Google Sheets software and start to build their budget.

Location: Docs In Progress

8560 2nd Ave Suite 113, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Docs In Progress is located on the ground level of the Alexander House. The entrance of Docs In Progress is on Apple Ave. Parking garage, walking distance: Cameron Street Garage. Metro Station: Silver Spring (red line, walking distance 5-7 minutes).

About the Teaching Artist: Barbara Valentino

Barbara Valentino is the CEO of Docs In Progress and the President of Evolving Communications. With a master’s degree in Public Administration and a focus on budgeting and finance from The George Washington University, Barbara has a deep understanding of the financial aspects of video production and organizational management. Her extensive experience in developing and managing budgets for numerous video productions and organizational budgets makes her the perfect instructor for anyone looking to learn about the financial side of film and video productions.

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

About the organizer

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Docs In Progress

Docs In Progress is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which gives individuals the tools to tell stories through documentary film to educate, inspire, and transform the way people view their world. We program screenings and filmmaking educational programs.

$50 – $55