Producing Documentary Film - Cancelled
This two-day workshop takes participants through the various stages of making a documentary, from development to production, post-production, delivery and launching your project. Participants will discuss the proposal, the documentary script, ownership and rights, the budget, insurance and production surety, getting into the field, the importance of editing and the crucial relationship between producer and director. This lecture based workshop provides an overview of how to finance factual programming, big or low budget, in today’s multi-platform environment.
Marva Ollivierre is a Gemini nominated Executive Producer, a management accountant, and award-wisnning writer with over twenty years of industry experience. She is the creator of the cross-Canada lecture series Making Your Art Your Business and was Executive Producer and Head of Business Affairs at Inner City Films. During her five-year tenure with Inner City Films her productions received international recognition: Skin Deep, Gemini Winner, Best Lifestyle/Doc, Canada/South Africa co-production Jozi H and four Gemini Nominations. In 2006, Marva started her own independent production house where the commissioned documentary Made In Canada has been delivered and the documentary I am not a Bully is in production.