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November 27, 2010

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November 27, 2010

My documentary film "BROKEN HEARTS & BUTTERFLIES" was twice accepted by DIP and twice I had the most amazing experiences of getting THE most valuable feedback. The enthusiasm, professionalism and constructive criticism made me want to finish my film. Still working on it but none the less, DIP helped me get it where it is today, and I will forever be truly grateful for this.

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November 26, 2010

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November 26, 2010

I began serving as a Board Member for Docs in Progress in mid-2010. Prior to that, I had attended many of the organization's events and volunteered in a variety of capacities. Throughout my entire relationship with Docs in Progress, I have continued to be inspired and moved by Docs in Progress' fantastic staff, resources and community. Docs in Progress is not only an irreplaceable asset to Silver Spring and the DC-Metro-area, but to stakeholders on an international scale.

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As a filmmaker and volunteer.

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Have more volunteer support so that the full-time staff can concentrate on other aspects of running the organization. Continue to find ways to make more robust use of the wonderful Doc House.

November 25, 2010

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November 25, 2010

I have been volunteering with Docs in Progress for over five years. Throughout that time, I have been consistently impressed with the professionalism, passion, and dedication the organization brings to the DC documentary filmmaking community. Anyone with an interest in this medium - whether filmmaker or audience member - owes it to themselves to become a part of what Docs in Progress has created.

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I have attended virtually all of the screenings since the founding of Docs in Progress, and they are without fail well-organized, professional, and extremely helpful to filmmakers.

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I would simply continue to get the word out about the important work they are doing.

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Definitely

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

November 25, 2010

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November 25, 2010

As a volunteer, I appreciate that Docs In Progress gave me many opportunities to experience how the networking with other film makers can be established and what elements are needed to product a film. By the benefit of volunteering, I have been informed a lot about the process that I didn't know ,for example,the law issue,insurance,the connection with other organizations. In particular, the rough cut screening is very helpful not only for the film makers but also for the beginner of this field like myself. I was surprised to listen to a sharp and insightful judgment and their feedback points out the core problem that the film would have to keep up or additionally be edited. The effort Docs In Progress makes for film makers should be highly appreciated.

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Personally I'm grateful to Erica for giving me chances to participate in a part of the activities of Docs In Progress. Indeed,Docs In Progress is a great place for the beginner of film making to broaden the perspective and wider approach to overall process of production.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

offer more Webinar for editing ,camera operation,lectures.

November 24, 2010

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November 24, 2010

It's hard to get constructive criticism on a documentary film from your friends and family. Their first (and albeit essentially wholesome) instinct to either tell you are amazing or grill you about how you got your camera up on that cell phone tower, or how you convinced the mayor to tell you about the corruption in his own administration. The rough cut screenings that Docs in Progress puts together are amazing opportunities for filmmakers to get real, honest feedback from people that resemble an audience that one might encounter at a film festival or at a theater. I am truly grateful to Docs in Progress for their assistance in making my film as good as it can be. Thank You!

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Life

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Lower prices for classes

November 24, 2010

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November 24, 2010

My companies usual niche in the business is fictional independent movies. We went outside of our box and shot an in-house documentary in which we put lots of time and effort. After several edits we knew that something in the story flow was still not working at which time we called on Docs in Progress. Docs in Progress saved our documentary and story and took it to higher and better levels. Thank you Docs in Progress - we now have a wonderful story. Michelle Farrell "Unraveling Michelle"

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I was director, producer and talent.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Move them across the street from my house so I could visit more often.

November 24, 2010

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November 24, 2010

Have enjoyed their workshops. They've provided a venue for professional feedback on my project that I could never have easily received elsewhere. Great encouragement and stimulator of aspirations.

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workshops and presentations

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

provide more finances so they had more staff

November 24, 2010

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November 24, 2010

Docs in Progress has provided me with great support and fantastic advice. They truly care about helping emerging filmakers.

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Yes, they provided with great advice.

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None.

November 24, 2010

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November 24, 2010

I attended a class on a Saturday about legal aspects of film making. Beforehand I submitted drafts of releases to be completed by performers and others in making the film. I received valuable comments. The instructor also provided other sample contracts and legal documents. The session was helpful.

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I used information from the workshop in my communications with performers, musicians, and agencies. The knowledge obtained in the workshop helped me to focus future communications about my films.

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I would like more frequent classes.

November 24, 2010

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November 24, 2010

I attended a workshop on being a solo doc filmmaker at Docs in Progress and it was fabulous. The staff has a breadth of experience that is impressive and what they offer doc filmmakers is thorough and thoughtful. It is an amazing resource for filmmakers both local to the DC Metro and nationwide. I also like that the organization seems committed to cultivating a sense of community.

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The results of my experience with Docs in Progress are shown in the community of doc filmmakers I now feel a part of.

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I would love to see Docs in Progress have offices in a variety of locations nationwide.

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