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Intro to Documentary Production Class

Presented by Docs In Progress at Docs In Progress, Silver Spring MD

Sep 16 - Nov 04, 2017

Intro to Documentary Production Class

A six-session class for new filmmakers. This class is a hands-on experience in planning, shooting, and editing a short documentary video. Participants will work in small teams to produce a 3-5 minute film. Cameras and editing software is provided.

This hands-on class for new filmmakers focuses on how to plan, shoot and edit a short documentary. The class will introduce participants to screen language and sequencing and provide hands-on experience with digital video cameras and the Adobe Premiere editing system.  Equipment will be provided.

Participants will work in small teams to produce a 3-5 minute documentary profile piece. Story subjects will be assigned to allow participants to focus their energies on learning how to use the

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$595 Early Bird Registration (register/pay by September 1)
$615 Regular Registration (register/pay by September 12)
$625 Late Registration (register/pay by September 16)

For additional saving use promo code: CSDIP

Contact: 301-789-2797


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*Please note that there will be NO class on September 30 due to Yom Kippur and October 14 due to the instructor being out of town on business.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • An example of a short documentary video produced by Docs In Progress' Intro to Documentary Production students. The video profiles Glen Echo Pottery, a nonprofit pottery arts center located Glen Echo Park.


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8560 Second Avenue, Suite 113, Silver Spring, MD 20910


Our entrance is on Apple Ave. around the corner from Alexander House.

The Cameron Street garage is open 24/7 and requires payment between 7 am – 7 pm on weekdays ($1 per hour for the first four hours and 65 cents per hour for each additional hour). Parking in the garage is free on weekends, federal holidays, and after 7 pm on weekdays. You must remember your space number and pay at one of the pay stations with cash, credit card, or the ParkMobile or MobileNow apps.

You can also sometimes find nearby metered street parking as well. While street spaces are usually free after 6 pm, they do require payment during the daytime Mondays-Saturdays and most are limited to one or two hours. Meters accept coins or the Parkmobile and MobileNow apps.

Do NOT park (or even stand) in any spots marked for police only.

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