Join “How to Plan for a Long-term Documentary Project” Online Chat on October 15

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Filmmaker Jennifer Fox of My Reincarnation (left), and Michèle Stephenson of American Promise, pictured with Co-Director Joe Brewster (right).

What does it take to follow a character over a period of ten, twenty or more years? Award-winning filmmakers Jennifer Fox of My Reincarnation and Michèle Stephenson of American Promise will be taking your questions during a live video chat about how to plan for successful long-term documentary projects on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 12:30-1:15 PM ET (9:30-10:15 AM PT). This chat will take place the day after the PBS broadcast of 56 Up.

Ask the panelists questions by posting your comments below or posting to Twitter with the hashtag #docchat.

Here is an overview of the event:

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 12:30-1:15 PM ET (9:30-10:15 AM PT). If you can’t make it, you can send in your questions ahead of time by writing a comment below.
Who: Filmmakers Jennifer Fox of My Reincarnation and Michèle Stephenson of American Promise.
What: Filmmakers will share tips and lessons for planning a successful long-term documentary project.
How: To join, please RSVP and access the chat directly on our Google+ Hangout event page. After the event is over, visit the same page to watch a full video of the chat for free.

For more topics, view the rest of our Fall #docchat schedule. Upcoming chats include a conversation with three leading documentary critics, who will share their insight and outlook into the current state of doc criticism, advice to filmmakers for getting their work reviewed and how to become a critic.

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POV Staff
POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.