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Investigative Journalism and Documentary Seminar

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

Jul 18, 2018

Investigative Journalism and Documentary Seminar

Explore the challenges of investigative documentary and gain insights into navigating this genre through a case study film by local filmmaker Nina Gilden Seavey

Investigative documentary poses some of the greatest challenges of all of the forms of documentary. From the fight for documents through the Freedom of Information Act, to mining unnamed sources, to evaluating the veracity of uncovered information, to finding compelling ways to present complex subjects to general viewing audiences, there is almost no end of obstacles in this highly specialized melding of journalism and documentary storytelling.

In this workshop, Nina Gilden Seavey will

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Earlybird Registration (through July 3) – $45
Regular Registration(July 4-14) – $50
Late Registration (July 15 until full) – $55

Space is limited so advance registration is highly recommended. Registration online is required even if you plan to pay by check. Note that pricing dates are based on when full payment is received, not the date of registration.

Contact: 301-789-2797


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  • Nina Seavey


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