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November 19th, 2019 Panels + Workshops

Doc Ignite Workshop: International Teaser Trailer Creation

To complement the previous workshop on international labs, this Doc Ignite seminar presented by Hot Docs Industry delves into an overlooked part of doc filmmaking – the visual teaser. Creating a pitch teaser or marketing trailer doesn’t have to be daunting. This hour will compare the two formats and cultivate tools to get your film’s message across internationally.

Doc Ignite offers market knowledge and skills training to Canadian filmmakers, and is generously supported by Netflix.

Olena Decock, Hot Docs Industry

In English.
Open to Forum pass-holders and Forum RIDM à la carte Day 2 ticket-holders.

Participants must register, starting November 1st, 2019.

Thank you to RSVP by writing to Charles Dervaux via

Presented with the financial support of the ministère de la Culture et des Communications, SODEC and in collaboration with Hot Docs Industry

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