October 17, 2016 at 12:07PM
Professional Workshop for Independent Filmmakers
The UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program (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.)
Enroll by November 15, 2016:
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Generous support provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation