Course Info

DOC 426: Documentary Producing (Formerly DC 486)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

The course will cover the key areas of producing for documentaries, which encompasses pre-production, production, marketing, fundraising, and community outreach and engagement. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the ways in which producers engage with directors, editors, grant making institutions, individual donors, festival marketplaces, exhibitors and broadcasters. This course will be project-based and students will develop a proposal for a documentary, identify target audiences, identify relevant funding organizations and foundations, write grants, and develop a fundraising and distribution plan . Prerequisite(s): none

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 801
Class number: 25452
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Section: 810
Class number: 25473
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 801
Class number: 25865
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 801
Class number: 26257
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 901
Class number: 37301
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus