Two Day Documentary Seminar with Leanne Pooley announced

Award winning documentary filmmaker Leanne Pooley will run a two day seminar on making documentaries for the New Zealand and international marketplaces. The focus of this seminar will be the practical realities of documentary directing, and is designed for anyone wishing to pursue a career in documentary filmmaking.

Leanne Pooley is one of New Zealand’s most accomplished documentary filmmakers. She has directed documentaries for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, as well as PBS and Discovery in America. Pooley’s documentaries have screened in more than 100 countries, and include topics ranging from Boy George to the Pope. Her latest documentary The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls is being released theatrically in April.
Leanne has extensive teaching experience having taught documentary at the University of Auckland for three years. She has also made guest lecture appearances at BAFTA (London), The Royal Society of Television (London), The Norwegian Film School, Otago University, AUT and Unitec.

“Best Documentary Nominee” NZ Screen Awards 2007 for Try Revolution
“Best Documentary Winner” NZ Screen Awards 2006 for The Promise
“Best Director Winner” NZ Screen Awards 2005 for Haunting Douglas
“Best Documentary Winner” Qantas Awards 1999 for Relative Guilt

Run by Spacific Films in association with SDGNZ

Directing Documentary
Two Day Seminar with Leanne Pooley
Date: 18 & 19 April 2009
Venue: Auckland
Fee: $295
10% discount for SDGNZ members
Email info@spacific.co.nz for more information or to make a booking.
Please note that a $100 deposit is required on booking. The last seminar sold out so book early.

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