INSIDE INVESTIGATION: WHAT FILMMAKERS NEED TO KNOW TO EMBARK ON INVESTIGATIVE DOCUMENTARIES AFI DOCS Industry Forum

INSIDE

Just because a documentary filmmaker has not gone to journalism grad school or worked for a broadcast journalism outlet, does not mean that the pathways to making investigative documentaries should be — or are — closed off. With the goal of demystifying and removing the intimidation factor from the process, this panel of experts describes how filmmakers can successfully embark on investigative projects, navigate obstacles and avoid potential pitfalls.

Moderator:

  • Carrie Lozano, Director, Sundance Documentary Film Program


Panelists:

  • Sarah Childress, Series Senior Editor, FRONTLINE
  • Dale Cohen, Director, Documentary Film Legal Clinic, UCLA School of Law; FRONTLINE attorney
  • Abby Ellis, Director/Producer/Writer (FLINT WATER CRISIS)
  • Marc Levin, Executive Producer (THE SLOW HUSTLE)
  • Sonja Sohn, Director (THE SLOW HUSTLE)

Screenings

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Available June 24, 2:00 p.m. EDT until 11:59 p.m. EDT. Once you start watching, you will have 24 hours to finish.

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Details

Running Time (minutes): 60

Accessibility: Closed Captions Available

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