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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDJN 467</span>

CDJN 467 How To Sell A Documentary

Course series
Communication & Design Program Area

Duration: 24 Hours
Fee: $829.88* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment; HST Included.)

This course guides students through the development stage of documentary filmmaking, teaching you how to refine your ideas, how to use research and interview techniques, and how to write a proposal or treatment. In this context, students will view different styles of documentary films and discuss their treatment of different issues raised. The course will culminate in a mock "pitch session" with a complement of commissioning editors from the broadcasting industry.

Note: Instructor: Elizabeth Klinck has 25 years' experience of documentary research and production for producers and broadcasters including the National Film Board of Canada, Witness (CBC), BRAVO!, Discovery Canada, HBO, and PBS. She has worked with such directors and broadcasters as Adrienne Clarkson, Donald Brittain, Alan King, John Kastner, and Gwynne Dyer.

Fall 2017
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There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2017.
Winter 2018
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Spring/Summer 2018
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There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2018.

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