Filmmaking Workshops


Whether you consider yourself a seasoned professional, an emerging filmmaker, or a beginner, Docs In Progress offers a range of adult education programs focused on documentary filmmaking. Beginners may want to check out our introductory production, pre-production, editing, and storytelling classes and webinars. Those filmmakers with more experience can find a variety of professional development workshops, bootcamps, panels, expert talks, master classes, and other programs focused on everything from taking your camerawork or editing to the next level to developing a fundraising strategy to honing your pitch. We also offer educational programs for youth and nonprofit organizations. Think you may want to take a lot of workshops? Save by becoming a Docs Insider Premium member or getting an All-Access Pass


  • March 12: Documentary Roundtable on Archival Research Get More Info
  • March 17: Filmmaking at Your Fingertips: the Smart Phone Documentarian Get More Info
  • March 23: Peer Pitch West Get More Info
  • March 24: Intermediate Adobe Premiere Editing Workshop Get More Info
  • April 4: How to Get Great Interviews Get More Info
  • April 7-May 19: Intro to Documentary Production Get More Info
  • May 3: Tooting Your Horn: Promoting Your Documentary and Yourself Get More Info
  • May 9: Raising Funds For Your Films: Old School Fundraising vs. New Technologies Get More Info
  • May 15 & 22: Strategies for Writing Non-Fiction Films Get More Info
  • June 18-22: Summer Camp for Seniors: My Life on Video Get More Info

Click on "Register," "RSVP" or "Get Tickets" for full details on upcoming educational programs for filmmakers below
(note that there is an extra scroll bar within the embedded upcoming programs, so you may need to scroll or click to a second page to see all that we have to offer in the next few months).