Ethics in Documentary Filmmaking (IE1-1293-1116)

Dec 03, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST

Docs In Progress "Documentary House"

8700 1st Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States

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Earlybird Registration (Ethics in Documentary Filmmaking IE1-1293-1116)
$30
Sale Ends: Nov 18, 2016 11:59 PM EST
Register and pay by November 18, 2016. If payment is not received by this date, rate will revert to later pricing. You may pay either by credit card or PayPal via the "Paypal" payment button or you may pay by check.
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Regular Registration (Ethics in Documentary Filmmaking IE1-1293-1116)
$35
Sale Ends: Nov 29, 2016 11:59 PM EST
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$40
Sale Ends: Dec 03, 2016 4:00 PM EST
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Event Description

Join us for a frank, confidential and off-the-record workshop about ethical challenges in documentary filmmaking and next steps in the field. Patricia Aufderheide, University Professor in the Film and Media Arts program at American University and Founder of the Center for Media and Social Impact, will discuss takeaways from her ongoing research and recent attendance at the IDA's Getting Real conference in Los Angeles, and will facilitate a conversation about current ethical challenges you face, ways to assess best actions in the current environment, and ways to get involved in organizing to improve conditions.

DOCS INSIDERS DISCOUNT AND ALL-ACCESS PASSHOLDER COMPS
If you are a member of the Docs Insiders program, you can get $25 off the registration fees for this workshop if you register by the Earlybird or Regular deadlines. If you are an All-Access Passholder, registration is required but is at no additional cost to you. If you missed our e-mail with the promo code, please reach us at contact AT docsinprogress DOT org to get it.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER
​​Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C., and founder of the Center for Media & Social Impact, where she continues as Senior Research Fellow. She is also affiliate faculty in the School of International Service and the History department at American University. Her books include Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright (University of Chicago), with Peter Jaszi; Documentary: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford), The Daily Planet (University of Minnesota Press), and Communications Policy in the Public Interest (Guilford Press). She co-coordinates the Fair Use and Free Speech project at the Center with Prof. Peter Jaszi of the Washington College of Law. She has been a Fulbright and John Simon Guggenheim fellow and has served as a juror at the Sundance Film Festival. Aufderheide has received numerous journalism and scholarly awards, including the George Stoney award for service to documentary from the University Film and Video Association in 2015, a research award from the International Communication Association in 2011, Woman of Vision award from Women in Film and Video (DC) in 2010, a career achievement award in 2008 from the International Digital Media and Arts Association and the Scholarship and Preservation Award in 2006 from the International Documentary Association.

PAYMENT
Full payment must be received in order to hold a spot in this workshop. To qualify for date-based pricing, payment must be received by the deadline date. If you are paying by credit card or PayPal, you must do so at the time of registration (this can only be done online). If you do not feel comfortable paying online, you may send a check made payable to "Docs In Progress" with the title of the program noted in the memo line. Mail to Docs In Progress, 8700 1st Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

REFUND POLICY
If your circumstances change and you must withdraw from a class after registering, please be aware of our refund policy:
Withdrawal 30 or more calendar days before the first day of a program: 75% refund
Withdrawal 11-29 calendar days before the first day of a program: 50% refund
Withdrawal 10 or fewer calendar days before a program: No refund

WEATHER POLICY
In the event of inclement weather, we will make a decision by 3 pm on whether to cancel that evening’s programs. (For weekend classes, we will make the decision by 6 pm on Friday). If you have not received a notification from your instructor, call our office at 301-789-2797 (we will have an outgoing message on voicemail).

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Docs In Progress "Documentary House"
8700 1st Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States
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