Self Producing a Documentary

Self Producing a Documentary



Self Producing a Documentary

Workshop - Documentary Cinema - Fall 2023

Saturday November 11, 2023
10 am - 5 pm

Main Film
2025 Rue Parthenais #301, Montréal, Quebec, H2K 3T2, Québec

With Félix Lamarche

Members 105$ | Non-members 150$

One of our most popular workshops!

How do you produce your own documentary with public funding? What are the advantages and disadvantages of such an approach? This workshop will look at the specific issues involved in self-producing a short or feature-length documentary for theatrical release. The workshop will cover all the different stages, from development to post-production, including public financing. Félix Larmache will talk about his self-produced films.

The workshop will be given in French but questions may be asked in English.

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Félix Lamarche

Félix Lamarche is a Montreal-based independent filmmaker who explores the possibilities of documentary practice. Les terres lointaines, his first self-produced feature, was released in 2017 and won the Pierre-et-Yolande-Perrault award for best first feature documentary that same year. Since then, he has directed and produced a series of short films, including La frontière (2017), Terres fantômes (2019) and Un fleuve l’hiver (2020). His most recent film, Le chant de la nuit (2022), was recently presented in international competition at Dok Leipzig in Germany, then at RIDM in Montreal. He is currently working on a second feature-length documentary.


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