Documentary Development & Production Masterclass

The definitive broadcast standard Documentary course

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The definitive, broadcast standard, Documentary Development and Production Masterclass from internationally award winning documentary producer and award winning media trainer, Dean Arnett.

This course will take you from the absolute basics of the first ideas, through story development, owning the project, securing access, pitching, proposal writing, story development, pre-production planning, budgeting, the difference between 'good' and 'great' documentaries, funding, commissioning, self-funding, self-production, crowd funding, distribution, sales agents, self releasing.

Don't waste any more time trying to get your documentary course off the ground. Get focussed with this masterclass, the very same course designed and delivered to broadcasters all over the world.

This masterclass is based on the course that Dean delivers all over the world to broadcasters and corporate clients including the BBC, ITV, Media Corp, Press Association, Frontline Club and many others.


Your Instructor


Dean Arnett
Dean Arnett

Dean Arnett is a former BBC Academy media trainer and internationally award winning self-shoot documentary and corporate video producer.

He has shot, edited and produced documentaries for BBC, Discovery, BBC World, Amazon Prime, Al Jazeera and others. He has shot, edited and produced corporate videos for big global brands including; Dropbox, Oracle, ServiceNow, Orange, Microsoft, Casio and many others.

Dean Arnett has extensive broadcast and production experience. He travels the world sharing these skills through a variety of media training courses and workshops. He has a large portfolio of broadcast and corporate clients including; the BBC, ITV, STV, Facebook, MediaCorp, Financial Times, Press Association. Thomson Foundation, BBC Media Action, the Frontline Club and many others.

Dean Arnett particularly specialises in craft and story telling courses. He has been delivering camera and edit training for over 15 years, MoJo smartphone filming training for over 12 years and documentary and storytelling training for the last 10 years.

Dean Arnett has created ground breaking processes for helping producers find the essence and heart of a story that will compel and engaging audiences. This technique has demonstrated a day and night transformation for those newsrooms and broadcasters who have adopted it.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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