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Day of Black Docs April 12, 2014

  Join Us for the 2014 BADWest Day of Black Docs! Purchase your “All Day” access event tickets here in advance for the BAD West Day of Black Docs 2014. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, April 12th, 12 – 6 pm, at the American Film Institute’s (AFI), Mark Goodson Theater. (In the Mayer […]

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4th Monday Free Screening March 24th

Monday, March 24, 2014 @ 7p.m. St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Screening MCLM in association with the BADWest St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday’s Documentary Series presents Right On! 1970. USA. Directed by Herbert Danska. Produced by Woodie King, Jr. With Gylan Kain, David Nelson, Felipe Luciano. Described as “a conspiracy of ritual, street theater, soul music […]

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Stay Connected with BADWest

And here is how: BADWest Staff 14431 Ventura Blvd. PMB 115 Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 (213) 534-6635 Stay Connected BADWest Website http://www.badwest.org/ BADWest Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pages/BADWest/270226769555?ref=ts&fref=ts BADWest Twitter https://twitter.com/BADWestLA

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April 12th Day of Black Docs

On April 12, 2014 at the American Film Institute in Hollywood, Ca We will have the yearly “Day of Black Documentaries.”  Get your tickets to day at the  Day of Back Docs website! – Hurry, tickets are going fast.    

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Show 10/Talk 10 April 2014

Upcoming April 2, 2014 Show 10/Talk 10 “Show 10/Talk 10” is meant to give filmmakers constructive comments and help with their work. The rules are simple: filmmakers show 10 minutes of a piece, members offer written feedback in categories such as story, cinematography and production value; then the members discuss the work seen for 10 […]

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March 5, 2014 BADWEST Membership Meeting

MEET THE EDITORS/EDITING THEORY As we all know, finding and collaborating with a good editor is crucial component of the filmmaking process. This presentation we will meet two accomplished editors who will tell how they got into the business, their approach to telling a story, what comes to mind when working, working styles, the relationship […]

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Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 BADWEST Membership Meeting

  STORY STRUCTURE for Documentaries Knowing how to structure the story for your documentary is crucial to filmmaking.  Many new filmmakers have a potentially good story, but don’t know how to craft it to make a really good film. This presentation will review developing a story arc, as well as understanding the three act structure to bring out the best of […]

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10th Anniversary Celebration 2014 January

SAVE THE DATE THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 BADWest kicks off 2014 by celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the organization with a reception and special screening of Dr. Ben, an unfinished documentary by our founder, the late St. Clair Bourne, on the famous Egyptologist Dr. Josef Ben-Jochannan.   Due to the untimely death of Saint Clair, this work-in-progress documentary has […]

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Shooting an Interview

Hello documentary filmmakers. Here is a video to help with doing interviews. Watching this video, you will get tips on handling your interviews the best way possible. This is a short video, and there are more things to do when you are in the process of interviewing or going to do an interview. Hope this […]

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