HAWAI'I

DOC CLUB

VIRTUAL DOCUMENTARY 

FILMMAKING WORKSHOP

BASED IN HAWAI'I

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JAN 11

Classes start again on JAN 11

Register for our virtual workshop to ensure your place before it begins.

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JAN 4

Apply by JAN 4 to be considered for a full or partial tuition scholarship for the upcoming workshops.

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DEC 7

Join us online for a live Q&A to learn more about the upcoming workshop, and scholarship for our Jan 2022 program.

2022 DOCUMENTARY FILM WORKSHOPS

OVERVIEW​ //

  • Classes meet once per week for eight (8) weeks (Hawaii-time)

  • Classes will be taught live, online (Zoom)

  • Minimum course enrollment: four (4) students per class

  • Maximum course enrollment: twelve (12) students per class

  • Tuition: $450 per person per course

  • Scholarship applications close five (5) days prior to the class start dates

  • Scholarship awards announced two (2) days prior to the class start dates

DATES​ & DETAILS //

DEVELOPING YOUR DOCUMENTARY STORY 

 

Next Course Dates:

  • Tuesdays, Jan 11 – Mar 1, 2022  |  5:00 PM – 7:30 PM HST

  • Apply for a scholarship by Jan 4 at 8 PM HST to be considered for a scholarship or tuition reduction.

DESCRIPTION

Non-fiction filmmaking looks to real-life events and personal experiences for inspiration. This live, online course combines conceptual and practical filmmaking skills to help you understand the process of creating a documentary film from start to finish through a producing lens.

 

Weekly viewing assignments will help you understand different documentary approaches and drive class discussions to help you identify ethical issues to avoid in documentary filmmaking today.  

 

This workshop is ideal for:

  • Storytellers with an idea for a short or feature-length documentary looking for guidance and the support of a community

  • Documentary filmmakers with a short film they’d like to expand on into a series or feature

  • For filmmakers of all levels

 

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand the styles and methods used to create a documentary film

  • Practice interview techniques to help drive your story

  • Translate your visual goals with film style sheets or storyboards

  • Create a project timeline and basic production budget

  • Learn how to develop a treatment and fundraising strategy unique to your film

  • Identify ethical issues in documentary filmmaking 

  • Communicate your story by practicing a 2-minute pitch

  • Learn to prepare your project for post-production using footage logs and paper edits

  • Develop your outreach and engagement strategies for impact campaigns

How to apply for full or partial tuition scholarship 

One (1) full scholarship and two (2) partial scholarships will be available for our workshops. To be considered for reduced cost or full tuition coverage you must submit a short essay.
  • 2022 Scholarship Applications will be accepted starting DEC 1, 2021

  • Submissions will close at 8PM HST, JAN 4, 2022

  • Awards will be announced, JAN 7, 2022

  • Next course will start JAN 11

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