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


  • June 1: Peer Pitch South Get More Info
  • June 2: Cinematography Workshop for Documentaries Get More Info
  • June 7-28: Intro to Adobe Premiere Get More Info
  • June 9-23: Advanced Smartphone Documentary Production Workshop Get More Info
  • June 13: Peer Pitch East Get More Info
  • June 18-22: Summer Camp for Seniors: My Life on Video Get More Info
  • June 30: Legal Issues for Documentary Filmmakers Get More Info
  • July 9: Documentary Roundtable: How Filmmakers Can Engage with State & Local Policymakers Get More Info
  • July 14: Backpack Filmmaker Bootcamp: The Self-Sufficient Documentary Shooter Get More Info
  • July 18: Investigative Journalism and Documentary Get More Info
  • September 8-October 20: Intro to Documentary Production 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).