Course dates: Sat 1st April, Sat 8th April, Sat 22nd April 

Course lead tutor: Bonnie Rae Brickman joined by a guest tutor in week three.

Editing Documentary: So you’ve shot your film. Now what? Do you have a documentary short film in production?  Will you have finished shooting and acquiring your footage before the start of this course? Over three Saturdays, this course will take you from setting up and organizing, to rough cut and beyond.

Week 1:  How to begin

Including how to organize your hard drive, your project and your footage, how to approach the edit, what to consider at each stage of your edit how to create an engaging narrative and begin to structure your story.

Week 2:  Find your story

The day will begin by screening fifteen minutes of rushes followed by a discussion on who are the characters and what is the story from a small amount of footage? Supervised editing including individual one-to-one edit tutorial sessions with Bonnie Rae Brickman.

Week 3:  Rough Cut Review

Screening of your works-in-progress, with feedback, notes, and discussion from the group, Bonnie, and one other industry professional/independent documentary filmmaker.

Who is this course for?
This course is for any filmmaker (director/producers, self-shooting directors, editors) who’s completed their shoot and just beginning or at the very early stages of their documentary edit.

Note: For this course you should have some edit experience and a familiarity with the basics of Premiere and you will also need to provide a hard-drive.

Course costs: £300 / £270 (student) / £250 (UCL student) If you have any enquiries regarding this course please contact

Editing your documentary (Practical)

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:00
£300 / £270 Student / £250 UCL Student

14 Taviton Street

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