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Impact & Fundraising 101 for Documentary

Price $68.18 – $181.82 AUD + GST Get tickets

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Join us to learn all about philanthropy, building partnerships, developing successful impact strategies and workshop your project through our upcoming webinars.

Do you need to raise vital funds for your impact documentary project?

Are you looking to understand the philanthropic landscape and how to secure strategic partners? Or, do you want to workshop your documentary project?

Dr Mitzi Goldman (CEO) will take you through how to develop your case for support, key steps in finding philanthropic funders, building relationships and soliciting support.

1 x 2.5-hour morning workshop and 1 x 3-hour afternoon workshop on Thursday 3 October 2024

1) Fundraising & Philanthropy 101 (10:00am - 12:30pm AEST)

An introduction to the world of philanthropy and different fundraising mechanisms, including different fundraising strategies.

2) Impact strategies & campaigns 101 (2:30pm - 5:30pm AEST)

An introduction to creating impact with documentary, from defining goals, identifying audiences and designing strategy.

3-hour afternoon workshop on Tuesday 8 October 2024

3) Pitching your project (2:30pm - 5:30pm AEST)*

An opportunity for attendees to develop and deliver their project pitch and receive feedback. This is a great opportunity to tap into a wealth of industry knowledge for all filmmakers.

* Pre-requisite for this workshop is 'Impact strategies & campaigns 101'. Max. 10 participants per pitching workshop, if numbers are greater the group will be split into two sessions


How It Works:

These workshops are designed for attendees with a number of takeaways essential to developing a successful fundraising and impact campaign. The workshops can be taken individually, but it is recommended filmmakers partake in all three sessions to gain the most benefits, including:

• A clearer understanding and definition of strategy development and campaign design;

• An insight into how to effectively fundraise;

• Demonstrations of effective methods for developing long-lasting partner relationships;

• Demystifying the numerous distribution and marketing platforms that are available;

• Providing tools for developing meaningful and effective impact assessment;

• Giving filmmakers and impact producers an idea of major players in the space


Cost: $75 per session or $200 for all three!

Upcoming Webinars:

1) Fundraising & philanthropy 101;

2) Impact strategies & campaigns 101;

3) Pitching your project.

Email with any questions.



“This was an inspiring and informative workshop that gave me a clearer understanding of seeking potential funding.”

“Thank you for nurturing our futures in filmmaking!”

“Mitzi was extremely encouraging and generous with her wisdom.”

From workshop participants in 2023: 

  • 100% rated 101 workshops good or excellent.
  • Over 90% agreed that objectives for the webinars were met, they would recommend the webinars to others, and they were provided with useful tools and resources.

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