In this podcast episode, Scarlett Shepard (Founder of the Women’s Film Institute) speaks with Fernanda Rossi aka the Documentary Doctor. Fernanda is an internationally renowned author, speaker and story expert. She’s the author of Trailer Mechanics: A Guide to Making Your Fundraising Documentary Trailer. She has doctored over 150 documentaries, fiction scripts, and fundraising trailers.
In this episode, she discusses story structure and how to organize your footage to develop a compelling story. She shares some really great advice on the art of making a fundraising trailer that attracts funders, and how to pitch your film to agents, networks, studios, and investors.
- Are you overwhelmed by the amount of footage that you have and don’t know where to start?
- Are you struggling to craft a compelling story?
- Are you exhausted and don’t know where to start?