Course Info

DOC 426: Documentary Producing

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 .

DOC 414 is a prerequisite for this class.

Spring 2023-2024

Section: 601
Class number: 33134
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00213 at Loop Campus

Spring 2022-2023

Section: 930
Class number: 40348
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync

Spring 2021-2022

Section: 901
Class number: 42288
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync

Winter 2020-2021

Section: 801
Class number: 28607
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync