Scheduling for Documentary (Tuesday, July 19 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm ET)
This step-by-step seminar, taught by Columbia University professor and veteran documentary producer Maureen A. Ryan (Man on Wire), focuses on what you need to know to create a script breakdown and schedule for documentary feature films. Using a case study film, we will discuss general scheduling principles and break down a written treatment to create an overall schedule using a simple Excel spreadsheet. One week before class you will be sent a short treatment to read ahead of the seminar.

Budgeting for Documentary (Wednesday, July 20 from 2:00pm – 4:30pm ET)
As a follow-up to Day 1, this session zeros in on how to create a first draft budget for documentary feature films. Using the same case study film schedule, we will discuss general principles for budgeting documentary feature productions using a simple Excel spreadsheet.

Tickets are $100 for the two-day seminar. Tickets are non-refundable.

Note: this seminar is limited to 40 participants.

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