Discover: Documentary Producing

on demand course

Every documentary film has a team of makers, an audience of stakeholders, and a story begging to be told with vision, respect, and authenticity. Whether you’re interested in learning more about the landscape of contemporary nonfiction filmmaking or you’re ready to build your documentary feature, this collection offers a wealth of resources to help you develop your skills, gain valuable insights, and ignite your creative journey as you learn the steps for bringing your film to life.

The course provides conversations from a range of contemporary filmmakers discussing ways they are pushing the form and expanding audiences; resources to consider as you forge creative partnerships; options and strategies for budgeting and financing; and deep guidance on pitching your project.

Included in this course are four Sundance Collab Master Classes to provide you with an understanding of the key elements of Documentary Producing.

Whether you're just beginning your first project or are an experienced filmmaker, Discover: Documentary Producing offers an exhilarating journey into the world of the nonfiction producer.

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