History Day Documentary Workshop Series

Get ready for History Day and receive training and guidance in creating your documentary for National History Day!
Workshop Series: $100*

Saturdays from 10 am to 12 pm

February 5: Pre-production and Interviewing
Work on your communication objective statement, planning for your documentary, identification of interviews and elements, and scripting. Learn tips and tricks for conducting interviews.

February 12: Field Production
Learn how to use video cameras and your mobile devices to capture high-quality video and audio for your documentary. Learn basics of composition, lighting, and more.

February 19: Post-production, part 1
Gain an introduction to the concepts of editing and how to perform basic edits using professional editing software.

February 26, Post-production, part 2
Learn how to apply transitions, balance audio, and add graphics to your documentary


*Scholarships are available for people who live in the City of Kalamazoo, City of Galesburg, City of Parchment, Comstock Township, Oshtemo Township, or Kalamazoo Township.


Learn more about History Day in Michigan.


or call 269.343.2211