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DOC Manitoba

DOC Manitoba represents professional filmmakers in Winnipeg and the rest of Manitoba.


Creative Manitoba

245 McDermot Ave – 4th Floor Classroom,

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S6


Creating a Character-Driven Documentary with Daniel Cross

Offered in partnership with Film Training Manitoba and DOC Manitoba.

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Cross shows Manitoba-based content creators the essentials of making a documentary film. Using a combination of lecture, case-studies and in-class coaching, David will teach the key requirements of developing a successful documentary project. Participants will learn about creative and finance requirements of documentary filmmaking.

Over two days participants will learn:

  • How to write treatments, synopses, director statements, loglines, and backgrounders.
  • Where to find financing for documentaries
  • How to pitch
  • How to follow up with funders

DOC members receive a discount when registering for this training session.

Participants are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing during the session.


Daniel Cross

Documentary filmmaker

Daniel Cross is a multi-disciplined award-winning documentary filmmaker with a long history of directing and producing theatrical documentaries and exploring new media documentary approaches.

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