Blog

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 […]

0 Comments

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 […]

0 Comments

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, […]

1 Comments

Feb

23

NW Documentary seeks new Executive Director

  We are seeking an Executive Director with a passion for the power of nonfiction storytelling to expand our reach and use their experience in the business and nonprofit sector to help strengthen our internal systems. The Executive Director will have the ability and experience to inspire and motivate the staff, community, individuals, corporations and foundations […]

0 Comments

Jan

18

Welcoming Dan Mankin to NW Doc

Dear Friends of NW Doc,  I am very excited and pleased to join NW Documentary at this transition period spanning the time between the wonderful work Ian has done here and setting the stage for a new era at NW Doc!  My background is in the arts: I have run a circus in the Bay […]

0 Comments

Jan

17

Spring classes are here!

NW Documentary is now registering for Spring Classes. In addition to our core DIY Workshop program which features DIY Documentary, Editing 101 (Final Cut and Premiere) and Camera & Lighting, NW Documentary is excited to add two classes on new and emerging topics in independent film. Our Mobile Filmmaking: Tools that Fit in your Pocket […]

0 Comments