LFS LIVE: Documentary Producing: From Idea to Completion

Documentary Producing: From Idea to Completion

Dates: TBC
Time: TBC
Format: Workshop
Cost: £50/session

In these three 2-hour online workshops, you will learn how to take a subject and turn it into a factual programme, write that idea up into a treatment, pitch it to commissioners, make a taster tape and then create a budget.  There will be examples provided of treatments, tasters, contracts and budgets.

*The three parts fit together but equally you are invited to sign-up for any of the sessions individually.

WORKSHOP 1: How to develop your documentary idea and write a treatment
Date & Time: TBC

Have you got an idea for a factual programme that you want to see made? Then this is the session for you! Join Tracey for a guide on how to develop a subject into a documentary and write a winning treatment.

WORKSHOP 2: How to pitch your idea and make a taster tape
Date & Time: TBC

When you have a treatment who do you send it to and how do you pitch it, alter it for different commissioners and funders? Find out what kind of taster tape works best for your idea.

WORKSHOP 3: Budgeting, contracts and legal considerations
Date & Time: TBC

This session is devoted to guiding you through budgeting with reference to contracts and legal issues, that as a producer you need to be aware of when making a programme.