Documentary Filmmaking Workshop
Video is one of today’s most powerful storytelling tools. It creates an immersive experience that connects the audience to the subject and builds empathy.
This workshop will walk you through every step of the documentary filmmaking process. From pre planning and visualization to problem solving in the field to post production and storytelling techniques, you will walk away with the knowledge you need to add video to your skillset.
On day one you will be put into filmmaking crews and given your documentary subject. As a team, you will work with your subject to plan the narrative and produce a film on site; with the support of you expert instructors.
- Meeting your filmmaking crew
- Prep time
- Networking social
- Principles of filmmaking
- Crew prep time
- Faculty roundtable
- Shooting with your subjects
- On location filmmaking and problem solving
- Shooting pickups
- Entering the editing bay
- Happy hour and networking
- Post-production lecture
- Group editing
- Final reception
What you'll learn
How does this...
create a documentary film from start to finish
get to know your subjects and outline a narrative
Film techniques, problem solving, and maximizing field time
editing, sequencing, music and sound usage, and more post-production magic
Lodging in Portland, Maine
Lodging details will be sent out upon registration.