DAY 4 – CNN Original Series & CNN Films Present: Documentary 101 + Q&A Masterclass
Monday, Oct. 4th 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Join CNN Original Series & CNN Films for Documentary 101: A 2-hour Master Class with the award winning CNN Original Series & CNN Films teams that will provide you with an overview of each stage of the documentary process, from development to launch.
Documentaries are an increasingly popular format to craft unique stories for television and streaming. In this two-hour masterclass the award-winning CNN Original Series and CNN Films teams will provide an overview of each stage of the process from development to launch.
The CNN Original Series team has produced hundreds of hours of content for CNN, HLN and HBO Max, including the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,
Emmy Award-winning Searching for Italy with Stanley Tucci, Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, This is Life with Lisa Ling, First Ladies, The Decades, The
History of Comedy, and many others.
CNN Films has produced, acquired, or commissioned more than 55 documentary feature and short films for theatrical and festival exhibition and distribution across CNN’s multiple platforms. Award-winning and critically-acclaimed films include the Academy Award-nominated, BAFTA-nominated, and Emmy Award-winning RBG, directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen; the Emmy Award-winning Apollo 11, directed by Todd Douglas Miller; Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President, directed by Mary Wharton; the Emmy Award-nominated, BAFTA-nominated, Three Identical Strangers, directed by Tim Wardle; and Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street, directed by Salima Koroma.
CNN Masterclass Facilitators
- Lyle Gamm, SVP CNN Original Series
- Katie Isaacson, Senior Manager, Development CNN OS
- Rishika Advani, Supervising Producer CNN OS
- Jon Adler, VP of Development, CNN OS
- Alexandra Hannibal, Director, Program Development, CNN Original Films