(Intermediate - Theory)
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Film Co-op Members: 
Class Limit: 
Donna Davies
Nova Media Production Services
108 High Street
Moncton , NB
New Brunswick
Workshop Description: 

In this 5 hour workshop filmmaker Donna Davies offers a comprehensive look at the art, craft, and business of creating expertly crafted documentary films.

Some areas covered include:

Knowing when you’ve found a story you NEED to tell, doing your research, writing a great pitch sheet, creating a realistic budget, getting your project funded, find your visual style, the secret to doing great interviews, story structure, using archival materials, the key to smooth post production, getting distribution.

Instructor's Biography: 
Donna Davies is a filmmaker from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Her foray into filmmaking began at Island Media Art Co-op and The Atlantic Filmmaker’s Co-op where she made a number of shorts including Town Shoe Repair and A Space for Sara. Davies finessed her filmmaking skills at the NFB where she wrote and directed The Kitchen Goddess, an exploration of women’s wisdom and the feature length music documentary A Sigh & A Wish. She has since gone on to make dozens of award winning films that have toured festivals internationally and been broadcast on a variety of channels in Canada and the US including CBC, Bravo, The Movie Network, IFC, HBO, Starz and EPIX. Davies’ feature documentary, Nightmare Factory, has won numerous international awards including Best Documentary Feature at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival, Award of Excellence at Indie Fest and The Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the Mile High Horror Film Festival. Fanarchy, her most recent feature doc is currently airing on The Movie Network in Canada and HULU in the US. Davies is a member of the Canadian Media Producers Association, Women in Film and Television and Screen Nova Scotia. She is the owner of Ruby Tree Films, a full-service Halifax production company.
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