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Trailer Mechanics & Pitching for Raising Doc Finance with Fernanda Rossi

Trailer Mechanics & Pitching with Fernanda Rossi – Story Consultant

With more sites popping up for raising documentary finance, such as Reel Changes and Reelisor, (not to mention IndieGoGo, IndieShares, Kinooga and the UK's IndieMaverick and MovieMogulFund), a free workshop on making trailers for fundraising from the Scottish Documentary Institute looks just the ticket (thanks Sonja):

Not to be missed! A unique opportunity to absorb all you need to know about how to make your trailer work and be seen by all the right people in the industry. Trailer Mechanics is a one-day experiential workshop for producers, directors, writers and editors in the documentary field from beginners to veterans. It teaches how to put together and structure a 3 to 15 minute demo of a documentary film for fundraising purposes.

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Sat 1 November 2008

Trailer Mechanics & Pitching with Fernanda Rossi – Story Consultant Main Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh College of Art, 74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DF Start 9:00 (registration). 9:30-6pm
Free entry

Not to be missed! A unique opportunity to absorb all you need to know about how to make your trailer work and be seen by all the right people in the industry. Trailer Mechanics is a one-day experiential workshop for producers, directors, writers and editors in the documentary field from beginners to veterans. It teaches how to put together and structure a 3 to 15 minute demo of a documentary film for fundraising purposes.

Fernanda Rossi, writer, filmmaker and story consultant, helps filmmakers craft the story structure of their films in all stages of the filmmaking process. She has worked on over 150 documentaries, fiction scripts and fundraising trailers, among them the 2007 Academy Award nominated Recycled Life by Leslie Iwerks. Others include Boys to Men by Frederick Marx, (co-maker of Hoop Dreams), the PBS broadcast documentary, The Flute Player by Jocelyn Glatzer and the theatrically-released feature, Unscrewed by Leslie Shearing.

"Trailer Mechanics is the perfect prescription for your documentary doldrums."

Free entry, but please rsvp to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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