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 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.
Starts on Tuesday, March 16th
6PM CET / 12 PM EDT
During this 3-week course, you will learn how to:
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
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 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
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)
"The comprehensive overview and expert insights
you receive on the masterclass could be a lifeline to many."
Madeline Bates, Consultant and former FOCAL International Director of Outreach
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.