NW Documentary’s D.I.Y. workshop series prepares you to write, direct, shoot, and edit your own short documentary! No prior filmmaking experience necessary. Sign up before May 25 to save 15% : use coupon code EARLY-BIRD at checkout
NW Documentary’s spring-term Editing workshops are beginning in early April and there’s still space to register!
These five-week classes are dedicated to equipping you with the tools to make your videos look and sound their best. With our practical, hands-on instruction you’ll learn how to piece together a narrative and take the first step towards becoming the storyteller you want to be.
Editing 101: Final Cut Pro X
Tuesdays, April 10 through May 8
Editing 101: Adobe Premiere
Wednesdays, April 11 through May 9
NW Documentary’s D.I.Y. workshop series prepares students to write, direct, shoot, and edit their own short documentary! No prior filmmaking experience necessary. Spring Workshops are as follows: D.I.Y. Story Craft Develop and workshop an in-depth creative treatment: leave ready to kickstart your next documentary project. Story Craft makes a great pairing with either of our D.I.Y. Documentary workshops! Class runs Wednesdays, 6-8 pm starting February 28 and ending April 4.
D.I.Y. Documentary From concept to creation to the big screen: bring your own documentary to life in only 10 weeks!Continue reading... “NW Documentary D.I.Y. Film Workshops Are Open For Enrollment!”
Eastern Oregon Film Festival* curator Ian Clark will be hosting the screenings, featuring virtual or in-person visits with the cast and crew. We also will be offering a small selection of beer and snacks.
DIY Documentary is NW Documentary’s flagship course: a 10-week journey to create a short film from start to finish. We welcome students ages 15 and up with all levels experience to tell a story that is meaningful to them, expressing their personal vision and style using the latest digital tools. Supplementary Editing coursework (Premiere or Final Cut X) and Camera/Lighting courses support the DIY student in achieving their vision. The class culminates in a screening of DIY films at the Clinton Street Theatre. Continue reading... “DIY Workshops at NW Documentary”
NW Documentary, an award-winning arts non-profit, seeks a Production Coordinator to join the creative team and assist with in-house short film projects for the Reach 360 program. The Production Coordinator will assist in managing post-production processes, assemble rough-cut edits, perform media management and provide general technical assistance to the production team. Continue reading... “NW Documentary Seeking Production Coordinator”
Description: Entering its 7th year, Recording Resilience is a partnership between NW Documentary and the Dougy Center. This program serves teens who have tragically lost a loved one, by empowering them to create powerful video tributes about the person they lost. In the 5-day program, each student will write, narrate, and edit their own tribute documentary, using photos, music, and even original art.
This intensive program is filled with tears and laughter, bravery, sadness, healing. Each year, NW Documentary assembles a team of professional filmmakers, who have both the skills to help guide teens in the filmmaking process, as well as the empathy and courage to work one-on-one with inspiring teens. Continue reading... “Recording Resilience, Film Mentor”
Co-operative intern position working with non-profit organization and documentary production about gentrification in Portland, Ore.
This position will split time between work for NW Documentary Arts & Media and their in -house projects and working with the resident filmmaker of the Indie Doc Incubator program.
NW Documentary is a non-profit that practices, teaches, and shares the art of non-fiction storytelling. NW Doc offers post-production and photography classes and produces its own independent documentary productions. More at www.NWdocumentary.org
NW Documentary seeks a Development Associate to direct fundraising and development activities to sustain, grow, and enhance the organization. Reporting to and in partnership with the Founding Artistic Director, the Development Associate will spearhead development efforts as NW Documentary continues to grow. This is an excellent opportunity for an outgoing fundraiser with strong grant-writing skills who wants to be directly involved in the growth and success of a small media arts non-profit.
Designs, implements and manages all fundraising activities including annual giving, grant writing, and building membership
Develops and maintains relationships with donors, local businesses, and NW Documentary’s growing community
Manages all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations; including researching prospective donors
Researches, maintains contact with, and develops grant proposals for grant organizations, foundations, and corporations
Manages and plans fundraising events focused on engaging, educating, and inspiring donors
Work closely with the Board of Directors and Resource Council to attract new Board and Council members and to coordinate projects with current members
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