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LOGLINE, SYNOPSIS, DEMO and… PITCH! How to tell your story for successful fundraising

With internationally renowned speaker and story consultant Fernanda Rossi we have organized a 1-day seminar and a 1-day clinic by appointment.


Saturday, June 1st, 9am–4pm, seminar

Pitch, logline, synopsis and demo! They can be a money-making combo for your documentary film or the cause of every rejection letter you’ll ever get. Learn how to best represent your story verbally, in writing and with audiovisual material for successful fundraising with international renowned author, speaker and story consultant Fernanda Rossi.

The Workshop will cover:

  • Key elements of a pitch, proposal and demo
  • Opening and closing techniques for pitching, proposals and trailers
  • Different lengths of demos and what they are for
  • Analysis of before/after cases studies
  • View successful synopsis and fundraising samples


Sunday, June 2nd, Clinic by appointment

Approx. 16 participants of the seminar will have the chance for some more personal time to discuss your project with Fernanda Rossi by signing up for 1-hour small group clinics. (Groups of 2-4). Your chance for a one-on-one meeting with the instructor: Sunday, 2nd June, you can discuss your project with Fernanda Rossi directly in groups of just three filmmakers or privately. Slots available from 2pm to 6pm. Please contact her directly for more details at info@documentarydoctor.com


Producer Jesper Jack will welcome and introduce Fernanda Rossi.
Fernanda Rossi has doctored more than 500 scripts, fundraising samples and documentaries, including two nominated for the Academy Award®. She has given her lectures at world markets, such as HOT DOCS and SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST. In addition, she’s a trainer for special programs and grant evaluator for foundations. Her book Trailer Mechanics: How to Make Your Documentary Fundraising Demo is according to industry professionals the bible on demo production. (www.documentarydoctor.com)

You can read more about Fernanda Rossi's work here:

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About the book Trailer Mechanics:



Seminar Saturday, 1st June: kr. 750,-

The Seminar Saturday and the Clinic Sunday will be held in English.