Masterclasses - Saturday 14 May

Get inspired and learn more about the craft of documentary filmmaking from award winning practitioners. The in-depth masterclasses will give you an insight into the working practice of the very best storytellers in the world of documentary film.


Sally Lisk-Lewis is an award-winning filmmaker and the Head of Newport International Film School.  Sally has pitched successfully to all of the major networks and this masterclass will give participants a unique insight into what it takes to get their projects made.


Learn how to create compelling narratives out of your footage with award wining editor Ariadna Fatjo-VIlas.

Ariadna takes us on a journey into the edit process, from organising the raw footage, to making choices about narrative structure using the latest software. 

Ariadna was an editor on Oscar-nominated film The Act of Killing. Her films have been screened at festivals around the world and have received (amongst others) a BAFTA award, The Jury Prize at                                                                                         Sheffield and awards at The Berlinale and Tribeca.



Gordon Main will take you step by step through the process of building a successful funding campaign. The masterclass will help you identify and reach your audience, as well as give you a guide to the dos and don'ts for hitting the jackpot for your project.