Have an idea for a documentary? Want to know where to begin and how to make it great? This workshop walks you through the steps of making your documentary film. Topics covered include: how to tell the story, where to get funding as well as the practical aspects of production, location permits, release forms, the editing process, and distribution. You will complete this course with all the tools you need to confidently take your documentary from concept to completion.
Sandi Somers is an award-winning film and video artist whose work has been featured in festivals around the world. She creates dance films, music videos, dramas, comedies, video installations and has directed a syndicated TV series. Sandi was the recipient of AMAAS’ Spirit of Helen Award and was invited to the Cannes Film Festival: Shorts Corner Program. She is a co-facilitator and instructor for herland’s IN:Camera Film and Video Production Workshop and she regularly facilitates workshops for media arts centres in Alberta.