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.
Starts March 16, 2021.
WEEK-COURSE TO BOOST YOUR ARCHIVAL SKILLS
HOURS OF ONLINE VIDEO MODULES
LIVE SESSIONS with TOP ARCHIVE EXPERTS
ONLINE COURSE INCL. A 6-MONTH ACCESS
The Archive Valley
At Archive Valley, we see a lot of TV & Film Professionals struggling with archival work. 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.
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.
Everything you need to know
to work with archive.
The course starts on March 16, 2021.
Don’t delay. The number of participants is limited.
During this 3-week Masterclass, you will learn how to:
3 Hours per Week
A Course 100% Online
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
Specially Built for
Film & TV Professionals
This masterclass 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 or tv professional who:
About the teacher
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).
Discover our Special Guests
Our Previous Special Guests in Replay
From March 16 to April 06, 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 (Selma, Milk)
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 (Selma, Milk)
– 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)
Starts on Tuesday March 16
6PM CET / 12 PM EDT
Ready to enroll for the Masterclass?
Select the price that is adapted to your status
and don’t delay, the number of participants is limited.