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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
EARLY BIRD BUNDLE: Screening + Masterclass - DOC Members
GET ACCESS TO 2 EVENTS: March 9th Screening of "The S Word" + March 11th Masterclass with Doug Blush
$25.00 $2.39
EARLY BIRD BUNDLE: Screening + Masterclass - Non Members
GET ACCESS TO 2 EVENTS: March 9th Screening of "The S Word" + March 11th Masterclass with Doug Blush
$55.00 $4.52
March 9 Screening - DOC Members / Students / Low Income
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema @ SFU Woodward’s | 7PM - 10 PM
$10.00 $1.32
March 9 Screening - Non Members
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema @ SFU Woodward’s | 7PM - 10 PM
$15.00 $1.68
March 10 Pitch Session - Team of 2 - DOC Members
InFocus Film School, 306 Abbott St, Vancouver | 10am - 6pm
$75.00 $5.94
March 10 Pitch Session - Team of 2 - Non Members
InFocus Film School, 306 Abbott St, Vancouver | 10am - 6pm
$150.00 $11.27
March 11 Masterclass - DOC BC Members / Students / Low Income
VIVO Media Arts Centre, 2625 Kaslo St, Vancouver | 12pm - 5:30pm
$25.00 $2.39
March 11 Masterclass - Non Members
VIVO Media Arts Centre, 2625 Kaslo St, Vancouver | 12pm - 5:30pm
$50.00 $4.16

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DOC BC, in partnership with TELUS STORYHIVE and Creative BC, is thrilled to bring multi-award winning filmmaker, producer and editor Doug Blush to Vancouver for an exclusive weekend event: “The Modern Craft of Documentary Filmmaking”

With a career that spans over twenty years, Doug Blush has more than 100 feature film credits under his belt, six of which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. He received an Academy Award for the critically acclaimed film 20 Feet to Stardom (2013) and scored another Oscar nomination for the documentary, Icarus (2017). Considered by many as one of the top editors and producers in the industry, he is also a longtime film educator with classes and seminars at USC, UCLA, Syracuse University and the YoungArts Foundation in Miami, as well as a proud member of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Cinema Editors.


The S Word Screening and Q&A with Producer & Editor, Doug Blush 

Friday, March 9, 2018
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema @ SFU Woodward’s
Doors open: 7:00 pm | Show starts: 7:30 pm

From the creative team behind the award-winning film Of Two Minds (2012) comes a new documentary that tackles one of the most unfathomable and cloistered issues of our time—suicide. Winner of the 2017 US prize for mental health media, the Voice Award. Followed by a Q&A with filmmaker & editor Doug Blush, who will share with the audience his vast experience as producer, editor and writer of Oscar and Emmy award-winning films like 20 Feet From Stardom (2013) and The Hunting Ground (2015). 

‘The S Word’: “A suicide attempt survivor is on a mission to find fellow survivors and document their stories of unguarded courage, insight and humor. She discovers a national community rising to transform personal struggles into action”

Trailer:

THE S WORD - Official Trailer from Douglas Blush on Vimeo.

Pricing
DOC member / Low Income / Student: $10
Non Members: $15

Must be 19+

Please show ID at the door.  


Filmmaker Pitching Sessions with Doug Blush 

Saturday, March 10, 2018
InFocus Film School, 306 Abbott St, Vancouver
Doors open: 9:30 am | Pitching Sessions: 10 am - 6 pm

An exclusive one-on-one pitching session with editor and filmmaker Doug Blush.  These discussions will include feedback for your trailer (or demo) on shooting, editing, budgeting, and distribution. In addition, teams will have the opportunity to arrange two follow up sessions via Skype with Doug.

Application deadline:
Monday, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:00pm PST

Submit a link to your trailer, demo or sizzle reel (no longer than 5 minutes) + two pager (synopsis and team’s bios) + contact information. Maximum 2 people per project, preferably producer and/or director. Submit via email to docbc@docbc.org.

Teams will be selected by Friday, March 2, 2018 and will be contacted directly. Payment due upon acceptance. Limited to 8 projects.

Pricing
DOC Members: $75 per 2-person team
Non Members: $150 per 2-person team


The Modern Craft of Documentary Filmmaking, Masterclass with Doug Blush

Sunday, March 11, 2018
VIVO Media Arts Centre, 2625 Kaslo St, Vancouver
Doors: 11:30am | Masterclass: 12pm - 4:30pm | Reception: 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Award-winning filmmaker and editor, Doug BlushThe S Word, Icarus20 Feet from Stardom, Of Two Minds, The Invisible Warwill teach a Masterclass on refining the craft of documentary storytelling through a variety of lenses including directorial, producing and editing.

Pricing
DOC Members: $25
Non Members: $50

Have questions about The Modern Craft of Documentary Filmmaking with Doug Blush? Contact DOC BC

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Vancouver, BC
Canada

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DOC BC

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) is the largest professional non-profit association of independent filmmakers in Canada, with more than 850 members across the country. Formerly called the CIFC (Canadian Independent Film Caucus), DOC has been the champion of independent documentary film and television in Canada since 1983.

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