NEW MASTERCLASS

Archival Research for Documentaries

Join a 3-week online course to learn the best practices in archival research, clearance and storytelling – and get ready for your next doc production.
Next session:
Starts March 16, 2021.

3

WEEK-COURSE TO BOOST YOUR ARCHIVAL SKILLS

5

HOURS OF ONLINE VIDEO MODULES

3

LIVE SESSIONS with TOP ARCHIVE EXPERTS

100%

ONLINE COURSE INCL. A 6-MONTH ACCESS

Level

FUNDAMENTALS
FOR BEGINNERS

OVERVIEW

The Archive Valley Masterclass

At Archive Valley, we see a lot of Film and TV Professionals struggling with archival work,
while there is a growing appetite for working with archives.
So we came up with this concrete solution.

Engaging and practical, the Archive Valley Masterclass is specially tailored to help you navigate the fascinating world of archival research and deal with all its aspects, from the research phase to rights clearance and master deliveries.
By the end of this 3-week course, not only you will know about the entire process including concrete tips and best practices gathered from archive experts worldwide, but you will also be fully operational to handle the archival work of your current and upcoming productions.

Starts on Tuesday, March 16th

6PM CET / 12 PM EDT

WHAT

Learning Objectives

During this 3-week course, you will learn how to:


HOW

A 100% Online Course
2 Hours of Video Modules &
1-Hour Live Session per Week

MORE THAN 40 VIDEO MODULES THAT YOU CAN FOLLOW AT YOUR OWN PACE

DOWNLOADABLE pDF MATERIAL WITH RESOURCES

ACCESS TO EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH EXPERTS TO GO FURTHER

TUESDAY'S LIVE SESSIONS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

WHO

Dedicated to Film & TV Professionals

This course is open to producers, associate producers and filmmakers
willing to acquire the ins and outs of archival research.
It's a prerequisite for any film, tv or media professional who:

Everything you need to know
to work with archives.

The course starts on March 16, 2021.
Don’t delay. The number of participants is limited.

Meet your Instructor

Camille Chavanne, Creative Research Project Manager
Camille Chavanne, Head of Research

Camille has been Archive Valley’s Head of Research since 2016. She manages the community of archive professionals and supervises footage research for the many different projects that pass through the platform. 
Before joining the Archive Valley team, she worked as an archive researcher for several French production companies. 
Camille holds a master’s degree in History and another one in Audiovisual Heritage Management from INA (National Audiovisual Institute, Paris).

Discover the Special Guests

Past Live Sessions Available for Replay

4 Live Sessions:
03/16 - 03/23 - 03/30 - 06/04

6PM CET / 12 PM EDT

Learning Path

From March 16 to April 06, 2021

Introductory Live Session on TUESDAY March 16, 2021.

LOOKING FOR ARCHIVAL CONTENT

– Part 1 : How to tackle a research : guidelines and guidances.

– Part 2 : Uncovering archives for your story.

– Part 3: Search methodology and technics.

Bonus : Replay – A conversation with Archive Producers Laura Tusi (Maradona / HBO) and Maya Avidov (Formula 1 : Drive to Survive / Netflix)

Live Session  #1 : TUESDAY 23/03 with a Special Guest

UNDERSTANDING RIGHTS AND COSTS

– Part 1 : Organizing your workflow.

– Part 2: Rights, licensing agreements, and fair use.

– Part 3 : Anticipating the costs & budgeting wisely.

Bonus : Replay – A Conversation with Archive Producers James McDonald (Fear City : New York vs the Mafia / Netflix) and Kenn Rabin (SelmaMilk)

Live Session #2 : TUESDAY 30/03 with a Special Guest

TELLING STORIES WITH ARCHIVES TODAY

– Part 1 : Code of ethics and the recent debates. 

– Part 2 : Stories from the archives.

Bonus : Replay – A conversation with Archive Producers Rich Remsberg (Bobby Kennedy For President / Netflix) and Lily Yudinsky (The Devil Next Door / Netflix)

Live Session #3 : TUESDAY 06/04 with a Special Guest

– Live session about Archival Research (replay) 
A conversation with Archive Producers Laura Tusi (Maradona / HBO) and Maya Avidov (Formula 1 : Drive to Survive / Netflix)

Live session about Archival Clearance (replay)
A Conversation with Archive Producers James McDonald (Fear City : New York vs the Mafia / Netflix) and Kenn Rabin (SelmaMilk)

– Live session about Archival Storytelling (replay)
A conversation with Archive Producers Rich Remsberg (Bobby Kennedy For President / Netflix) and Lily Yudinsky (The Devil Next Door / Netflix)

"The comprehensive overview and expert insights
you receive on the masterclass could be a lifeline to many."

Madeline Bates

Madeline Bates, Consultant and former FOCAL International Director of Outreach

Pricing

Ready to enroll for this unique Masterclass?
Don’t delay, the number of participants is limited.
Select the price that is adapted to your status. 

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$700

OR A COMPANY MEMBER

$1200