Developing the Documentary

Developing the Documentary

Tuition (Members): 
Tuition (Non-members): 
Julie Englander
Class Duration: 
Once a week for three hours over a six week term

Truth is often stranger than fiction, and there seems to be no better time than the present to become a documentary filmmaker. Discover the techniques and styles best suited for your documentary idea and then shape that idea into a work that can be funded and hold up to the competition. This course will give you an overview of documentary forms and teach you how to research your project, write a treatment and synopsis, target interested funders, write a proposal, make a budget and prepare a shooting schedule. Students are encouraged to come to class with a specific documentary idea they wish to develop. 

Upcoming Sessions

Wednesdays, July 17 - August 28


Wednesdays, September 11 - October 16 


Wednesdays, November 6 - December 18