MoonDocs® 2019 – The 3rd Annual Documentary Filmmakers’ Open House
Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108
Friday, November 1, 2019 12:00 pm – 6:00
Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
2019 Keynote Filmmaker: Fall 2019 Visiting Documentary Filmmaker at RMU – Eva Weber, award-winning London-based German filmmaker
Registration: $40 in advance, $50 on site
Students with valid ID (checked on site): $10 in advance, $15 on site
MoonDocs® 2019 Program
Friday, November 1, 2019 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
- Production Sound Workshop: Capturing Quality Production Sound on Shoots
- Inside Indie Filmmaking
- Exploring Financial Options for Film Projects
- Lighting and Camera Workshop: Setting Up a Documentary Interview
- The Three Rivers Film Festival: Exhibiting Cultural Diversity and Cinematic Innovation in Southwestern PA – Exhibitions Director at PCA&M Joe Morrison and 3RFF Guest Curator Benjamin Ogrodnik
Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:30 am-4:00 pm
- A Masterclass with RMU Fall 2019 Visiting Documentary Filmmaker Eva Weber:
“Building Your Career as a Filmmaker and How to Use Festivals to Make Your Name”
- 4×4 Film Challenge: Show 4 minutes of your project and pitch the next production steps for 4 minutes. Submit projects to Documentary Film Strategist Nadine Patterson at [email protected]
- Current and Future Trends: From Streaming to Virtual Reality (VR)
- Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Workshop
- Plans for MoonDocs 2020
Robert Morris University (http://rmu.edu/ ), Wheatley Center
6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108
Driving directions: http://publicsafety.rmu.edu/university-map-and-directions
MoonDocs® is an open networking and learning event for experienced and aspiring filmmakers, artists, educators, students, cultural workers, and others interested in filmmaking, production, socially conscious arts, diversity, and learning about how to get one’s work to audiences. MoonDocs® is organized by the Center for Documentary Production & Study and Media Arts Department at Robert Morris University.
RMU Media Art Department is a community partner of Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival.
Attention all filmmakers in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington D.C.! The Rehoboth Beach Film Society is looking for films produced by emerging filmmakers for its second Regional Showcase. If you dream of having your work projected onto the big screen, please submit. The goal is to expose audiences to the creative talents of regional filmmakers, and to provide opportunities for filmmakers and audiences to engage in post-screening discussions. The Showcase will take place May 3-5 at the Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater. Eligible films include shorts, docs and features of any length. The filmmakers of selected films will be invited to attend for a post-screening Q&A session.
Rules & Terms
• Filmmakers from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington D.C. are invited to submit their films.
• If your film is from outside of the above listed states, and you still submit your film, it will not be considered and your submission fee will not be refunded.
• No age or time restrictions.
• All works must be submitted via online screener through FilmFreeway. No other formats will be accepted.
• Submission fees are non-refundable.
• All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles.
• The judges’ decisions are final. Individual feedback will not be provided.
• We do not pay rental/screening fees.
• Films must be in their final form at the time of submission.
• Selected films must be made available for presentation in DCP, professionally mastered Blu-ray or DVD.
• Filmmakers selected to the Showcase should be prepared to cover their own hotel and airfare expenses.
• The RBFS is not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademarks, credits or royalty infringements related to the work. Submission of an entry to this Showcase signifies that the entrant understands, accepts and agrees to these conditions.
• Materials of all submissions become the property of the RBFS, and can be used for review purposes and to promote the film and programs of the Society in all mediums including film, television, radio and the Internet.