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Professional Workshop for Independent Filmmakers

APPLY BY NOVEMBER 15, 2016

When: November 15, 2016

20161115 20161115 America/Los_Angeles Professional Workshop for Independent Filmmakers The IRP is offering intensive training for filmmakers seeking to sharpen their reporting and storytelling skills, bulletproof their stories and break new ground. The workshop includes one-on-one coaching, as well as ongoing consultation on individual projects for up to a year. Who should attend: Independent filmmakers and journalists with multiplatform projects that include a documentary … Continued

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The IRP is offering intensive training for filmmakers seeking to sharpen their reporting and storytelling skills, bulletproof their stories and break new ground. The workshop includes one-on-one coaching, as well as ongoing consultation on individual projects for up to a year.

Who should attend: Independent filmmakers and journalists with multiplatform projects that include a documentary film. Women, minorities and those from underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Instructors: Veteran producers and reporters from the IRP and elsewhere, including IRP Director Lowell Bergman; Gary Bostwick, media attorney; and Dawn Porter, award-winning documentary filmmaker; and Kerry Smith, senior vice president of editorial quality at ABC.

Tuition: $1200. Includes course material and some meals. Does not include transportation and lodging. (Full and partial scholarships are available.)

REQUIREMENTS: Interested applicants must submit their resume, a letter of recommendation from someone who knows their work and a one-page memo explaining their project and what editorial issues it has raised. Applicants might be interviewed by phone.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: All materials must be submitted by November 15. Participants will be notified whether they’ve been accepted into the workshop by December 15.

QUESTIONS? Contact workshop director Janice Hui at janice.hui@berkeley.edu.

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