Funding and Producing Documentaries: From Concept to Distribution

Aim of the Workshop: In the dynamic “Funding and Producing Documentaries: From Concept to Distribution” workshop, participants will embark on a comprehensive journey through the documentary filmmaking process. Led by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Seg Kirakossian, this workshop is designed to equip filmmakers with the knowledge and strategies needed to secure funding, bring their concepts to life, and successfully distribute their documentaries to global audiences.

Workshop Leader: Seg Kirakossian, an accomplished documentary filmmaker with over 12 years of experience, is your expert guide. Renowned for their innovative storytelling and cost-effective production methods, Seg will share their insights into securing funding, navigating the production process, and reaching distribution agreements.

Duration: 120 Minutes

Target Group: This workshop is tailored for aspiring and experienced documentary filmmakers, producers, and content creators eager to excel in all aspects of documentary production. It’s an invaluable opportunity for students, independent filmmakers, and industry professionals seeking to maximize their documentary’s potential.


  • Funding Strategies: Explore a variety of funding sources, from grants and sponsorships to crowdfunding and co-productions, and gain insights into crafting compelling pitches.
  • Production Essentials: Learn the nuts and bolts of documentary production, including pre-production planning, production management, and post-production workflows.
  • Distribution Roadmap: Understand the distribution landscape, from film festivals to streaming platforms, and discover strategies for getting your documentary in front of the right audience.
  • Case Studies: Analyze successful documentaries that secured funding, navigated production challenges, and achieved distribution success.

Expected Results

By the end of this workshop, participants can expect to:

  • Be well-versed in funding options and have strategies for securing financial support for their documentaries.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the entire documentary production process, from concept development to post-production.
  • Develop insights into effective distribution strategies to maximize the reach and impact of their documentaries.

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