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1 DAY WORKSHOP
An Introduction to Documentary Production
JUNE 2ND 2016
Don't miss this rare opportunity to learn from one of the best International trainers in the industry!
This workshop will be lead by internationally renowned documentary trainer
Sydney Suissa. An award-winning filmmaker with a rich background in channel development and international programming.
The Trainer - Sydney Suissa
Trained as journalist, he began his career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation working his way from production assistant to documentary producer to Executive Producer. In 2004 he moved to Washington DC to take on the position of Executive VP of Programming for National Geographic, a position he held until 2012. He has launched numerous channels including History Television, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Adventure, and most recently Zoomoo (a pre-school channel). For the past 4 years, Sydney has been a consultant for various media and production groups and has conducted extensive documentary training in Europe, Latin America and Southeast Asia. His awards include an International Emmy and two Geminis. Sydney holds a Masters Degree in Journalism and is based in the Washington DC area.
AN INTRODUCTION TO DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION is a one-day workshop designed for new filmmakers and others interested in entering television production. The workshop will examine the editorial and creative skills you’ll need to guide you through the arc of making a documentary.
The emphasis will be on story structure, research and interviewing techniques, and the basic rules of television writing. There will also be a brief overview of cinematography and editing and how best to work with and manage your production team.
The goal is to provide you with useful and practical information to strengthen your confidence as you make your way through this wonderful world of documentary production.
Who should attend?
This workshop is designed for new filmmakers and others interested in entering television production.
The incredible opportunity to attend this 1 day International workshop is only RM30 per person and includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.