Plan, Produce, And Implement The Power Of Documentary Videos for Your Business, Organization, Or Family.

My Documentary Accelerator is a 12 week online training and coaching program for producers, entrepreneurs, artists, educators, storytellers, coaches, activists, makers, marketers and everyone else seeking to use factual video content to entertain, educate, build businesses, and grow brands.

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Course Overview

Learn Pro Tips and Tools To Help You Produce Great Video Content!

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The My Documentary Accelerator has many  benefits including pro tips and tools, it has a solid syllabus it follows and a calendar of the structure. Learn about the professional production process and how to create your own documentary production plan.

  • > Learn how to save time and money in the process

  • > Benefit by learning from Industry Professionals

  • > Enroll now and receive the development journal mailed DIRECTLY to you in less than 10 days

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What You'll Get

MY DOCUMENTARY COURSE 12 WEEK TRAINING CURRICULUM


 

WEEK ONE: PRODUCE SOMETHING

Start with the Big Course Welcome and activities. Proceed with Week One's case studies, real movies, to watch and review.

WEEK 2: DEVELOPMENT

Get information on how to develop your ideas, protect your ideas, and on how to professionally write your ideas. 

WEEK 3: PRE-PRODUCTION PROCESS

Get pro tips on Pre-Production Considerations such as location scouting, your monetization plan, Fundraising Options and more. 

WEEK 4: IMMERSION

Immerse fully in the pre-production process with real activities and exercises for your production plan.

WEEK 5: PRODUCTION PROCESS

Learn the professional production process for completing the plan for your own documentary project.

WEEK 6: PRODUCTION IMMERSION

Fully immerse in the production process toward your documentary production plan.

WEEK 7: POST-PRODUCTION

learn what post-production is and how to complete it as a part of your production plan.

WEEK TEN: DISTRIBUTION

Discover what your distribution options are for your documentary production.

WEEK EIGHT: IMMERSION

Immerse fully in the process of preparing for post-production of your documentary plan.

WEEK ELEVEN: MARKETING

Learn how marketing and promotions can be beneficial for your documentary production.

WEEK 9: PACKAGING MERCHANDISING

See how packaging and merchandising options can benefit your documentary project

WEEK TWELVE: SCREENING

Screen your documentary with an accelerator community promotional video and receive feedback and support.

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About The Instructor

Hello! I am Maxie D. Collier, the founder of the My Documentary Accelerator. I have worked professional in the tv and film industry for more than 25 years. I have produced and directed numerous documentaries and feature films, including Paper Chasers, a documentary on hip-hop entrepreneurship that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festiva, aired on the Independent Film Channel, and streamed on Netflix.  I got my start during the early days of BET. I authored one of the first top-selling books on digital filmmaking, the IFILM Digital Video Filmmakers Handbook. Harness the power of video storytelling for your businesses, team, clients or your family.  Enroll now to access our community, information and tools to make your ideas for a documentary into a real production plan.

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Have Questions? I Will Answer Them

Here are answers to some of the most common questions I get about making documentaries.

Why does this course cost $2,000?

The course is actually priced at $3,997, but is being offered at the $1,997 rate as an early bird special price.

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What are some of the projects we will complete during the 12 weeks?

These are just a few: 

  • A comprehensive documentary project plan to help you identify your projects budget, schedules, and goals
  • Record sample interviews
  • Produce a promo video/trailer
  • Build a promotional website
  • A project branding package
  • Promotional merchandising

Project shot sheet and storyboards

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How long does it take to create a documentary?

We cannot pretend to be able to answer that question until knowing substantial details about the specific story, the production, and the deliverable requirements. These are the type of details we teach you how to understand and measure and calculate using real life examples.

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What additional tools/equipment will I need for this course?

This will totally depend on the scope of your project. Many of the practice projects in the course can be completed with a cell phone, whereas, others may need more advanced equipment.

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What course schedule can I expect?

There will be new pre-recorded video lessons, projects, and tutorials weekly to complete in advance of live webinar training sessions and coaching calls where you will have the opportunity to ask questions and share your own experiences and learn from other members of our community. All video replays are made available to members for up to 1 year to accommodate your schedule.

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What budget will I need for the projects to complete the course?

The completion of the course will have a  minimum outlay of $500 over the course of 12 weeks to complete the course projects, these expenses include hardware and software services related to your projects.

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Our documentaries, videos, books, and instructors have been featured on and seen on leading TV networks, film festivals, and industry events.  Our members have exclusive access to our library of training videos, lessons, production templates, and resources designed to help you produce your own documentary.

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