Event | Elevate the Art of Storytelling: A Filmmaker’s Guide to POV

Event | Elevate the Art of Storytelling: A Filmmaker’s Guide to POV

August 30 event presented by Chloe Gbai and Nikki Heyman of acclaimed PBS documentary series POV.

Join NYFA on Thursday, August 30 for a conversation with Chloe Gbai, Shorts and Streaming Producer, POV and Nikki Heyman, Coordinating Producer, POV. Their presentation will provide an overview of the PBS series POV. It will touch on the kinds of documentaries POV looks for in their programming, their new streaming and short-documentary initiatives, how to reach out with a potential program, the resources they provide to their filmmakers, and the submission process for films and digital projects.

Program Title: Elevate the Art of Storytelling: A Filmmaker’s Guide to POV
Date and Time: Thursday, August 30, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: NYFA, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cost: $15 for NYFA-affiliated artists (Fiscally Sponsored, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows, Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Artists) and $20 for the general public
Register: RSVP here via Eventbrite

About POV
Produced by American Documentary, Inc., POV is public television’s premier showcase for nonfiction films. Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action. Always an innovator, POV discovers fresh new voices and creates interactive experiences that shine a light on social issues and elevate the art of storytelling. With documentary broadcasts, original online programming, and dynamic community engagement campaigns, POV is committed to supporting films that capture the imagination and present diverse perspectives.

New York Foundation for the Arts is committed to making events held at the NYFA office at 20 Jay Street in Brooklyn accessible. If you are mobility-impaired and need help getting to NYFA’s office for events held on premises, we are pleased to offer complimentary car service from the wheelchair accessible Jay Street-MetroTech subway station courtesy of transportation sponsor Legends Limousine. Please email [email protected] or call 212.366.6900 ext. 243 between 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM at least three business days in advance of the event to coordinate. The elevator access point for pickup is at 370 Jay Street, on the NE corner of Jay and Willoughby Streets.

This program is presented by NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship, which offers artists and emerging arts organizations greater fundraising options. NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship’s next quarterly no-fee application deadline is September 30, 2018. NYFA also regularly offers professional development programs and workshops through NYFA Learning. Sign up for our free bi-weekly newsletter, NYFA News, to receive updates on upcoming events.

Image: Directors/Producers Taylor Nagel and Jess Vogel interviewing Strangers Project participants in Philadelphia, Image Courtesy of The Strangers Project (We Were Strangers, a documentary about The Strangers Project, is Fiscally Sponsored through NYFA).

Amy Aronoff
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