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October 12, 2020

12:15 a.m.

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Join film maker Jeff Sterne for a 3-part online series on how to make a documentary!

Follow this series of informal videos created by documentary film maker Jeff Sterne to learn about the three stages of filmmaking: Development, Production, and Postproduction. Participants are invited to create your own mini documentary and submit it to the library to be featured!

Use what you’ve learned and create your own film and it could be featured with the library for other customers to view. The deadline to submit your documentary is November 26th, 2020. You can submit by uploading your film to a video sharing website of your choosing (YouTube, Vimeo, Daily Motion, etc) and sending the link to Documentary Submissions. Alternatively, you can make arrangements to drop off your film on DVD or USB by emailing us here.

Jeff Sterne Headshot Jeff Sterne is both a Filmmaker and a Production Manager with over 15 years of experience working in Ontario’s Film and Television community.  He has managed documentaries and dramatic productions for numerous Canadian independent production companies, Arts Councils, APTN and the National Film Board of Canada.  He has also written and directed documentary projects for TVO, The Ontario Arts Council and The Toronto Arts Council.

This event will be available as pre-recorded follow-along videos. On September 28, October 5, and October 12 check out the Home Based Activities page for a link to these videos and other activities.

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