Documentary Production Essentials Workshop
April 13, 2014
April 13, 2014
Sundance Award winning filmmaker Erik Paulsson will spend a day sharing his insider tips on how to craft a professional documentary that will engage audiences and receive accolades

He will also go through the fundraising process as well as the marketing and distribution to ensure your documentary reaches a big audience.

The workshop will cover the entire process including visioning, writing, development, pitching, fundraising, pre-production, production, post-production, marketing, and distribution.

Erik has produced and/or directed numerous award-winning documentaries which have been screened at international festivals, televised by major TV networks, used to raise consciousness around an issue, and utilized as an educational resource in schools around North America.

In addition to his work as a producer and director, Erik was also the Executive Producer of the Crazy8s Film Event where he helped 30 filmmakers over 5 years to produce their short films.  He has also been a teacher at UBC and VFS where he taught production management, proposal writing, and project fundraising. 

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