Documentary Workshop with Three-Time Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker Ron Ruditu
Do you have a great idea for a documentary, but no idea how to bring your idea from concept to the screen? Do you want invaluable production techniques that can make your projects more professional? This four-week course will teach you the basics of producing documentaries for television, and help make your film broadcast-quality. You will get professional guidance and instruction from international festival winner and three-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Rudaitis. Ron has produced and directed many successful documentaries, including The Italian Americans, episodes of ESPNs SportsCentury, A Bridge Between Silence and Sound, and Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island, which recently received an Emmy Nomination for Best Documentary. His films have aired on over 250 public and commercial television stations throughout the country.
WEEK 1: GETTING STARTED Featuring video presentations and in-depth discussion, week one will provide an overview of what a television producer does, and the many different skills and personnel that come together to make a successful production.
WEEK 2: STAGES OF PRODUCTION Week two will feature in-depth discussion of all stages of documentary production from pre-production to post-production including: research & development, focus groups, consultants, script development, interview techniques, music and archival footage selection, location shooting, narration, transcription, editing, and more.
WEEK 3: FUNDING & DISTRIBUTION Youve shot and edited your film. What now? An in-depth look at getting your film to the marketplace (television, film festivals, internet). You will also get an insiders look at perhaps the greatest showcase for the independent filmmaker: Public Television, as well as a discussion on the grant-writing process, and a look at possible funding sources.
Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave
Huntington, NY 11743
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