Independent Film Arizona
August 7, 2018
7 - 8:30 PM
Documentary Filmmaking Touches the World
Join us as The Documentary Workgroup brings you three internationally-known filmmakers to share their vast experience in documentary production:
Evan Grae Davis: Documentaries on a shoestring
Jacob Bricca: Editing
Frances Causey: The Business Side
Shot a film in Arizona?
(or mostly in Arizona?)
WE WANT TO SHOW YOUR TRAILERS!!
How? When? Why?
Big Announcement for how they will be featured presented by Matthew Earl Jones at the October 8th Event
Here's what to do ASAP:
Send your trailers for all types of films and docs to:
About Evan Grae Davis:
"It's a Girl" director Evan Grae Davis has traveled the globe with camera in hand for 16 years. Evan has dedicated his career to advocating for social justice through writing and directing short documentaries and educational videos championing the cause of the poor and exploited. Evan draws from his experience and passion as he lends leadership to Shadowline Films, a team of filmmakers who share a common concern for the critical issues of our time. "It's a Girl" is his first feature-length documentary on the practice of killing unwanted baby girls in South Asia.
Evan will share how to get your documentary done on a shoestring
About JACOB BRICCA: EDITING
Jacob Bricca is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona school of Theatre film and television where he teaches classes on editing and documentary filmmaking. He has edited over a dozen feature documentaries including the international theatrical hit Lost in La Mancha. He recently published the book, "Documentary Editing: Principles and Practice." He will share:
* The importance of organization and procedure
* Anchor with narrative
* Define the point of view
* Embrace the unexpected
About: FRANCES CAUSEY:
Frances Causey is a journalist and documentary filmmaker who began her career with CNN. Ms. Causey has produced several feature length documentaries for television and theatrical release including her documentary feature, "Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?" which investigated the last forty years of economic restructuring in the US that lead to the worldwide economic depression in 2008 was a 2012 New York Times Critic's Pick and is currently seen in over 50 countries. Frances sits on the Board of the Arizona Center for Investigative Journalism. She will cover:
OUTLINE: THE BUSINESS OF DOCUMENTARY FILM
YOU'VE GOT A GREAT IDEA FOR A FILM BUT HOW DO I FUND IT?
FUNDING ALL STAGES OF YOUR FILM--THE 50/50 RULE
DISTRIBUTING, MARKETING AND PROMOTING YOUR FILM
Evan Grae Davis: Shooting Docs with little money
- Jacob Bricca: Editing https://www.jacobbricca.com/
- Frances Causey: The Business Side
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