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May

09

Summer Classes Now Enrolling

We have a host of new workshops for adults and youth that will keep you creating cool stuff all summer long. Visit our Workshops Page for more details and to enroll. Enroll by May 15th and secure a 10% Early Bird Discount! DIY DOCUMENTARY – Mondays 6-8pm, 6/19-8/21 CAMERA & LIGHTING FOR INTERVIEWS – Saturday, […]

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Apr

18

Filmed by Bike Festival

Our friends at Filmed by Bike (FBB) are back with a dynamite festival program of over 80 films from 18 different countries celebrating, you guessed it: BIKES! Join us May 5-7, 2017 at the Hollywood Theatre for a weekend filled with great speakers and events, bike-themed movies, and over $3000 in raffle prizes. And because FBB is […]

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Apr

18

Welcoming our new Executive Director

We are excited to introduce our new Executive Director – Sam Gaty.  Some of you may recognize Sam who has been involved with NW Doc since 2011 as an instructor for Documentary Explorer Camp. In 2010 he co-founded Field Test Independent Film Corps, a production company focused on cinematic documentaries about modern science. Sam joined […]

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Apr

17

Homegrown DocFest this May

Our Spring Homegrown showcase is here! A whole new batch of short original documentaries produced by new filmmakers of NW Documentary will be screening Friday, May 12th at the Clinton Street Theater at 7 p.m. This DocFest features stories about drag racing, family businesses, living with mental illness, a mom and pop soul food joint and […]

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Mar

30

Everyone Has a Story – now on TV!

Here at NW Documentary we take pride in our belief that Everyone Has a Story. That’s what our DIY Documentary programs are all about. Recently, we partnered with Open Signal to develop an ongoing series called Everyone Has a Story. It features student films from our DIY Documentary programs as well as our annual Documentary Explorers Camp […]

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Feb

23

Enroll now! DIY Documentary starts March 6th.

Make a short documentary in 10 weeks! Week 1: brainstorm ideas; week10: prepare to premiere your work on the big screen. Each class covers the steps of making a documentary with an emphasis on storytelling. Students work in groups outside of class to shoot and edit their films. Editing computers are available at NW Doc, […]

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