About This Course
Who this course is for:
- From newbie to advanced filmmakers just looking to make better films
What you’ll learn:
- The definition of a documentary
- Difference between short form and long form storytelling
- How to know your audience
- What is a story?
- Selling your story
- The pitch
- Research and voice
- Selling the project
- The cover letter
- Difference between ‘good’ documentaries and ‘great’ documentaries
- The proposal
- The theme
- The opening
- The treatment
- The edit
- Writing the script
- Commissioning and funding
- Cultivating funding relationships
- Other funding options
- Processes and paperwork
- No prior knowledge is required to take this course
This course will take you from the absolute basics of the first ideas, through story development, owning the project, securing access, pitching, proposal writing, story development, pre-production planning, budgeting, the difference between ‘good’ and ‘great’ documentaries, funding, commissioning, self-funding, self-production, crowdfunding, distribution, sales agents, and self-releasing.
Don’t waste any more time trying to get your documentary course off the ground. Get focused with this masterclass, the very same course designed and delivered to broadcasters all over the world.
This masterclass is based on the course that Dean delivers all over the world to broadcasters and corporate clients including the BBC, ITV, Media Corp, Press Association, Frontline Club, and many others.
Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have learned how to produce great documentaries.
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|Section 1 - Introduction|
|The Definition Of A Documentary||00:00:00|
|Difference Between Short Form And Long Form Storytelling||00:00:00|
|Know Your Audience||00:00:00|
|Section 2 - Story|
|What Is A Story? Part 1||00:00:00|
|What Is A Story? Part 2||00:00:00|
|Focus Your Story||00:00:00|
|Sell Your Story||00:00:00|
|Research And Voice||00:00:00|
|Why Should The Audience Care?||00:00:00|
|Section 3 - Selling The Project|
|Selling The Project||00:00:00|
|The Cover Letter||00:00:00|
|More Story Focusing||00:00:00|
|The Human Condition||00:00:00|
|Difference Between ‘Good’ Documentaries And ‘Great’ Documentaries||00:00:00|
|Section 4 - Other Processes|
|Writing The Script||00:00:00|
|Commissioning And Funding||00:00:00|
|Cultivating Funding Relationships||00:00:00|
|Other Funding Options||00:00:00|
|Processes And Paperwork||00:00:00|