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PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Writing Fiction for Transmedia and Cross-Platform Entertainment
The Prophecy of the Seeress
The Snake and The Parrot
A Conversation With Rachel Haot NYC Chief Digital Officer
Power Player Breakfast: Christine Vachon
Norah Jones, Julianna Margulies present Designing Women Awards
NYWIFT Screening at Norwood
Puzzles: When Hate Came to Town
Crafting Your Documentary Budget: A Workshop With Producer Marilyn Ness
As filmmakers, our films live in our imaginations until we find the funding to make them a reality.
But how much money do you really need to make your documentary film? This workshop will help you break down your film into realistic numbers from research and development to production to post-production and outreach. Sample budgets will be provided as well as strategies to monetize in-kind donations and represent them as funds raised in your budget.
, a two-time Emmy Award-winning documentary producer, is the Director of Production for Arts Engine. Before joining Arts Engine, Ness founded Necessary Films in 2005, directing short films for nonprofits and developing documentaries for broadcast. Her most recent film,
Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale
broadcast nationally on PBS in 2011. Prior to that, Ness spent four years as a producer for director Ric Burns, collaborating on four award-winning PBS films:
The Center of The World
. Her other credits include films for TLC, Court TV and National Geographic, as well as films for the PBS series
Produced by Jennifer Carpenter.
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Last updated: Sep. 11, 2012
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