Documentary Filmmaking Summer Camp in Silver Spring (IE1-1310)

Jul 08, 2019 9:00 AM - Jul 19, 2019 4:00 PM EDT
Docs In Progress at Alexander House, Silver Spring

In this two-week fun and educational day camp for youth ages 12-18, participants work in small teams to plan, shoot, and edit short documentary videos filmed in and around downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. Campers will be provided access to and training with video cameras and editing equipment. Final projects will be shown in a mini-festival...

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Spring Break Documentary Filmmaking Youth Camp in Takoma Park

Apr 17, 2019 9:00 AM - Apr 19, 2019 4:00 PM EDT
Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park

Registration opens for this camp on December 14 for Takoma Park residents and December 21 for others. Registration is through the Takoma Park Recreation Department website. A spring break camp intended for budding journalists. Youth (ages 12-17) will learn the basics of video production while also discovering more about Takoma Park...

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Vintage Movie Night with Richard Hall: Films About Food and Nutrition

Apr 11, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, Takoma Park
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Intermediate Adobe Premiere Editing Workshop (IE1-1150)

Apr 06, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Docs In Progress at Alexander House, Silver Spring

​ This full day of intermediate-level Adobe Premiere workshop is recommended for anyone who already understands the core competencies of the Premiere editing suite, or for anyone who has used Premiere on‐and‐off but wants better mastery of the software. The four sections of material to be covered in the workshop are as follows: Color...

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Peer Pitch West

Mar 28, 2019 10:00 AM - Mar 29, 2019 4:00 PM PDT
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, Sebastopol

Are you a documentary filmmaker with a work-in-progress at any stage of development? Are you looking for a supportive environment to give your pitch a test run? Or do you want to help support your fellow filmmakers by providing them feedback?Docs In Progress, in partnership with the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival and The D-Word...

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How to Get the Best Interviews (IE1-1260)

Mar 26, 2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Docs In Progress at Alexander House, Silver Spring

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Want to learn how to get amazing interviews, whether you are making a documentary, an oral history project, or capturing your own community or family stories? There are as many ways to shoot interviews as there are styles or subjects of documentaries. It’s important to make a decision early in terms of what...

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Filmmaking at Your Fingertips: The Smartphone Documentarian (IE1-1294)

Mar 23, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Docs In Progress at Alexander House, Silver Spring

Bring your smartphones! Bring your tablets! Learn how to make professional documentaries with your mobile devices. Today’s smartphones carry with them excellent lenses and high resolution video. You’ll learn how to make the most of them just by knowing the devices better. We’ll also look at apps and hardware that further...

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Intro to Documentary Production Class (IE1-1110)

Feb 02, 2019 10:00 AM - Mar 16, 2019 1:00 PM EST
Docs In Progress at Alexander House, Silver Spring

This hands-on class for new filmmakers focuses on how to plan, shoot and edit a short documentary. The class will introduce participants to screen language and sequencing and provide hands-on experience with digital video cameras and the Adobe Premiere editing system. Equipment will be provided.Participants will work in small teams to...

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Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro Video Editing (IE1-1120)

Feb 21, 2019 7:00 PM - Mar 14, 2019 10:00 PM EST
Docs In Progress at Alexander House, Silver Spring

​ This training workshop is designed for anyone new to the Adobe Creative Cloud video editing program Premiere Pro; anyone switching from other editing software like Final Cut Pro; or anyone who has used Premiere on-and-off but wants to master the software. You'll learn the interface, how to establish a workflow, ingest video, use...

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Grab Your Audience in the First Five Minutes (IE1-1292)

Mar 06, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Docs In Progress at Alexander House, Silver Spring

The first five minutes of your documentary is crucial. Programmers and audiences are making make-or-break judgments about your film within that very limited timeframe, and you need to make the most of it. What does it take to grab your audience from the very beginning and keep them riveted? Are you effectively establishing the who what...

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Spring Deadline to Apply for Fiscal Sponsorship

Feb 01, 2019 11:00 PM - 11:59 PM EST
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