Making a documentary film is a journey that rarely ends how the filmmaker expected it to. So how do you successfully navigate that journey? Join Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams (“The Apollo”, “Life, Animated”, “God Loves Uganda”) in a live, three-hour, online Master Class as he reveals the creative process of discovering and shaping true stories into compelling documentary films. 

Topics presented include:

  • Researching your topic to uncover story angles
  • Finding and revealing dynamic characters
  • Discovering your story’s possibilities
  • Making story-driven choices in production
  • Shaping the narrative in post-production


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Roger Ross Williams is an Oscar and Emmy award-winning director, producer and writer and the first African American director to win an Academy Award®, with his film MUSIC BY PRUDENCE. more...

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