What does it take to create a documentary so compelling that it makes waves around the world? Join Africa No Filter Academy Presents: Produce an Oscar Award-Winning Documentary with Pippa Ehrlich, the director of Netflix’s My Octopus Teacher, to find out how you can take your documentaries all the way to the top of the global movie industry.
Ehrlich will talk about her experience working on the acclaimed feature. You’ll gain insider knowledge on the dos and don’ts of documentary production, coming up with local ideas that have global appeal, creating a winning pitch, researching content and finding sources, as well as building a gripping narrative and networking for success.
Ehrlich is a freelance nature journalist and filmmaker at Sea Change Project in Cape Town. The Fireside chat will be hosted by Africa No Filter’s grants manager, Victor Mark-Onyegbu.
Join us on Zoom.
Date: Wednesday 8 February.
Time: 2pm WAT | 3pm SAST | 4pm EAT