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EXPERT TALK: Educational Distribution DIY

  • Mar 28, 2013 · 6:30 PM
  • Docs In Progress Documentary House

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT, so Meet-Up RSVPs have been closed.

Is your documentary ready for school?  Not sure you want to turn over your project (and your profits) to an educational distributor? Learn the essentials of Academic Distribution in this informative workshop led by Los Angeles-based writer, filmmaker, and distribution consultant Judith Dancoff, founder of Judith taught herself the basics of Academic DIY on her film, owned by hundreds of universities, libraries and museums in the U.S. and abroad, and now helps other filmmakers do the same.

Tonight she’ll be talking about how to locate your most likely academic markets (from K-12 to university) and effective campaigns to reach those market(s) in terms of pricing, licensing, cover letters, and websites.  She’ll be answering your questions and offering individual website critiques as time allows.

6:30 pm Networking and Refreshments
7:00-8:30 pm Talk and Q&A

Click here for directions to Docs In Progress.


Advance Registration (by March 27)
$10 (Free for Docs Insiders*)
Register/Pay Here (payment must be received by March 27 or Day of rate applies)

Day of/At the Door
$20 (Free for Docs Insiders*)

In order to get the Advance Registraion fee pricing, you must register through our website, not just RSVP through Meet-Up. REGISTER NOW

*The Docs Insiders Program is an annual membership program. For an annual fee, Docs Insiders get preferred rates on Docs In Progress and partner programs and access to apply for the Docs In Progress Fiscal Sponsorship Program. For more information, click here.

If your circumstances change and you must withdraw from a class after registering, please be aware of our refund policy:
Withdrawal 30 or more calendar days before the first day of the program: 75% refund
Withdrawal 11-29 calendar days before the first day of the program: 50% refund
Withdrawal 10 or fewer calendar days before the program: No refund

The Documentary House is the home of Docs In Progress and is located in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland at 8700 First Avenue (corner of First and Fenwick). We are only a few blocks from the Silver Spring Metro. Some free parking is available in the gravel lot behind our house. Additional parking is available in the Cameron Street Garage across the street (free after 7 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends). For more detailed directions, visit our Directions Page.

In the event of severely inclement weather, we will make a decision by 3 pm on whether to cancel that evening’s program. (For Saturday programs, we will make the decision by 6 pm on Friday). If you have not received a notification from your instructors, call our office at (301)[masked] (if we are not there, we will leave an outgoing message).

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  • simone

    Yet another way that Docs in Progress has gone above and beyond to bring useful information and support to the documentary community

    March 29, 2013

  • Richard H.

    Excellent talk tonight. I will never DIY the same way again. I really learned a great deal.

    1 · March 28, 2013

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