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 comprehensive proposal why should I … Read More

Riemer appointed to FCC advisory commission

In his position on an FCC advisory commission, Councilmember Hans Riemer will advocate for sensible ways to increase broadband services, among other issues. Photo from Wikimedia Commons. Councilmember Hans Riemer (D-At-Large) of Takoma Park has been appointed to the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee of the Federal Communications Commission by Chairman Tom Wheeler. The IAC advises the commission on telecommunication issues for … Read More