DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOPS AT OAKWOOD ARTS
Belltower Pictures is partnering with Oakwood Arts to conduct a series of five documentary filmmaking workshops for those who are currently underrepresented in the film industry. The goal of the series is to teach and support documentary filmmaking by BIPOC creatives.
Belltower Pictures produced the nationally telecast, Emmy award-winning documentary HEARD and is currently nearing the release of its newest documentary, “Anahita – a mother’s journey,” which will air on public television stations nationwide in May.
Oakwood Arts makes careers in creative industries accessible to all through community engagement, inspiring programming, and experiential education. Their programs include classes and workshops focusing on the digital and technical skills students need to succeed in the creative workforce.
WHEN: Dates of each workshop are listed below. Each workshop will be from 10-3 pm (with a Lunch break)
WHERE: Oakwood Arts, 3511 P Street, Richmond, VA 23223
HOW TO REGISTER: Register for one or all the workshops through the tab above.
PRICE: $35 per workshop (includes boxed lunch)*
*Must be registered at least 4 days in advance of the workshop for lunch.
HOW TO MAKE A DOCUMENTARY FILM
A series of workshops, led by seasoned professionals, that will give you basic skills and prepare you to enter the world of documentary filmmaking.
January 28, 2023
“The Basic Skills and Crafts”
Building the team / who do I need and where do I find them?
*Lunch will be ordered Friday, January 27th at 12 PM, please register by this date if you’d like lunch to be provided to you.
February 18, 2023
What kind of doc is it?
Choosing your subject/topic
Who Is Telling Whose Story, To Whom, and Why?
Journalistic integrity / ethicsCinematography
Research – You don’t know what you don’t know
March 18, 2023
“Shooting the Film”
Shooting the doc
The art of interviewing
Story structure / How do I put the story together?
April 22, 2023
“Editing the Film”
The post process
May 20, 2023
“The Hard Part: Paying For Your Film and Getting It Distributed”
Legal & insurance
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QUESTIONS? Contact Jasmine Elmore at email@example.com for more information about this program.