Are you in need of some one-on-one help with your documentary?
Are you stuck or struggling with some aspect of the filmmaking process?
This is your chance to speak one-on-one with a seasoned documentary filmmaker about YOUR project.
Ask anything you like!
Topics for the call can include:
- Documentary Idea Development
- Funding, Proposals and Budgeting
- Rough Cut / Fine Cut Review
- How to break into the filmmaking biz
- Ideas for how to structure your documentary
- Personal instruction through Jilann's Documentary Budgeting Masterclass
- Feedback on your trailer or pitch
- Distribution Ideas
Jilann Spitzmiller is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has appeared on the BBC, Sundance Channel, Starz/Encore, Aljazeera, PBS, Canal+ and many other channels worldwide. Spitzmiller is a 3-time recipient of ITVS funding and has twice received Sundance Institute funding. She has been a Sundance Institute fellow and a mentor at NALIP's Producer's Lab, as well as a guest panelist and teacher at many festivals and workshops. Her work has won more than 20 awards and has been shown around the globe. Her documentary SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival and has become a cult classic. She co-directed, produced and edited HOMELAND which aired on National PBS. Jilann’s feature documentary, STILL DREAMING, released on PBS in April 2018. And her latest documentary project MEOW WOLF: ORIGIN STORY released to 600 theaters in November 2018. She co-founded DocuMentors and is deeply committed to helping filmmakers world-wide have the most impact that they can by telling their best story possible. Work with Jilann.