Online Workshop: Documentary Budgeting


Sliding Scale: $5-20
To support our community during this time, we are reducing all prices. We are offering Office Hours either for free or suggested donation, and in-depth Workshops on a sliding scale to be able to support our freelance instructors and cover some of our costs. Please choose the amount you’re able to pay from the dropdown below.

What are the standard costs for making a documentary film? Have you considered all of your potential line items? There’s only so long that you can fudge your numbers. Get an overview on how to create a realistic and professional budget catered to your film’s needs and scope so in order to secure funding and keep your project on track!

This webinar is an online Producing clinic that will offer invaluable knowledge from a working professional in an online discussion setting.

Topics include:

  • Budget Formats
  • Anatomy of a Budget
  • Categories
  • Line Items
  • How to Determine Rates

Capacity: 15 students | Duration: 2 hrs

Materials: You will need a computer or other device that can connect to the internet and support Zoom video conferencing.

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Summer 2020
A Thu 7/23 6:30pm - 8:30pm Chanelle Aponte Pearson