Live Events & Webinars at Desktop Documentaries

Latest Webinar: February 1, 2024

Ruth Berry Webinar

Topic: "Documentary Ideas: How to Find and Develop a Story that Buyers Want!"

Webinar Guest: Ruth Berry, Award-Winning Documentary Writer, Director, Producer

Date: Thursday - February 1, 2024 at 9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST

How to Watch The Replay:

This is a free event for students enrolled in SELLING TO NETFLIX 2024. (Find the replay inside MODULE 8 of the course).

Not yet enrolled? Sign up here to get instant access to ALL course content plus replays of the latest webinars.

Webinar Description

Do you want to develop winning documentary ideas that will SELL and get distribution on the networks and streamers? If so, this is for you!

Award-winning documentary producer Ruth Berry was our guest with renowned media strategist Peter Hamilton on February 1, 2024.

Berry's films have featured on National GeographicBBCDiscoveryPBS NaturePBS NOVAARTEABC-AustraliaCBC-Canada and others.

Ruth was recently awarded the prestigious American Academy for the Advancement of Science outstanding documentary award and Senegal's Order of the Lion for STAR CHASERS OF SENEGAL.

In this exclusive webinar, Ruth shared the successful story-spotting and development practices that have helped her create a stream of commissions for US and international partners.

Ruth BerryAward-Winning Documentary Producer Ruth Berry


🔹 How to identify unique stories that appeal to film buyers

🔹 Research techniques & best practices for story development

🔹 The RIGHT way to pitch networks and funders

🔹 Pros & cons of pitching an IDEA vs a finished film

🔹 Latest Trends in the documentary industry and what's working now

🔹 Answers to YOUR questions and much more!

If you are interested in story development, you don't want to miss what Ruth has to say.

Previous Webinars

Documentary Storytelling and Scriptwriting Course

"How To Create A Compelling Documentary Story" with Oscar-Nominated Daniel Raim

Date: December 15, 2023

Find the REPLAY inside the Documentary Storytelling & Scriptwriting Course

Legal Q&A with Gordon Firemark

Legal Q&A with Entertainment Attorney Gordon Firemark.

Date: Nov. 3, 2023

Find the REPLAY inside the Documentary Legal & Business Tool Kit

Documentary Sales & Distribution Course

"Latest Distribution Trends for 2024" with Distribution Strategist Anna Darrah

Date: Oct. 26, 2023

Find the REPLAY inside the Documentary Sales & Distribution Course

Selling To Netflix

"Sales Agents & Distributors: How To Launch A Successful Partnership" with Pauline Mazenod & Peter Hamilton

Date: Sept. 14, 2023

Find the REPLAY inside the Selling To Netflix Course

Documentary Budget Template Pack (Bundle)

"How To Create A Professional Documentary Budget That Attracts Funders" with Jilann Spitzmiller

Date: August 24, 2023

Find the REPLAY inside the Documentary Budget Template Pack (Bundle)

Articles You May Enjoy

Return Home