Budgeting for Documentary

Keeping control over your budget throughout the entire documentary filmmaking process (from the early stages to the finished product) is a core component when making a film. Having a budget doesn’t only give you confidence, it also tells the funders that you know what you are doing. It helps you to raise money and it … Read More

Photography: Enriching Your Life Through the Lens of Your Camera

This two-part photography workshop is broken up into Part 1: Elements of Design & Composition in Photography and Part 2: Editing Your Photos. It is recommended you sign up for both sessions since they build on each other. However, it is also possible to sign up for these sessions a la carte. Part 1: Elements … Read More

Documentary Fundraising

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:00 – 8:30 pm | $75 Making a documentary film is exciting, but raising money to make that film is all but exciting. It’s very hard work. The good news is that there is a potential audience for every film and there is also potential money for every film, but you … Read More

Writing Documentary Proposals and Treatments

Your written proposal is possibly your first – maybe your only – shot at impressing a commissioning editor or funder. It’s important to write a proposal that will capture their attention. But, you say: “I am a filmmaker, not a writer, and my idea speaks for itself.” A commissioner’s/funder’s response? If you can’t write a … Read More

MC Cultural Arts Center hosts American Patchwork Quartet for a free concert 9/30

Join the four distinct voices of APQ as they breathe new life into centuries-old American songs. Vocalist Falu Shah, guitarist and vocalist Clay Ross, drummer Clarence Penn, and bassist Yasushi Nakamura reimagine traditional American folk songs through the lens of four U.S. citizens with different cultural backgrounds, highlighting patterns and sparking conversations around race and … Read More

RunBabyRun 5k

Register today to participate in the CCI Health & Wellness virtual Run Baby Run 5K! CCI Health & Wellness is a local community health center offering high-quality, affordable health care to all individuals. The Run Baby Run 5K brings the whole family together to strengthen CCI’s prenatal program by fundraising through sponsorships, race registrations, and … Read More

Silver Screen Series: Our Bodies Our Doctors

Join us on Tues, May 25 at 7:00 PM ET for a screening of “Our Bodies Our Doctors” directed by Janice Haaken, followed by a live Q&A at 8:15 PM ET “Our Bodies Our Doctors”, tells the rarely-discussed story of what it means to be an abortion provider today: confronting threats of violence and facing … Read More

New Years Eve Sea to Sea: Music, Dancing, Games, and More! (online)

Toast in the New Year Coast to Coast! A grand New Year’s Event is planned, with multiple tracks of programming for contra dance, English Country Dance, Bal folk, other couples and solo dances, concerts, and socialization. Come hang out online virtually with your friends and meet new friends on New Year’s Eve! Join us to … Read More