Documenting Life

Documenting Life: 
Making Personal Documentaries

So, what’s your story?

Whether you are a filmmaker, film enthusiast or someone who wants to learn more about filmmaking and documentaries, these workshops will teach you how to make a doc and appreciate them even more.

Everyone has a story to tell, how will yours get told?

Participants in these entertaining and enlightening workshops, taught by filmmaker and educator Bryan W. Simon, will develop their documentary ideas and learn how to take them from concept to screen.


Read Bryan’s Bio

Bryan W. Simon is an Award Winning and Critically Acclaimed Filmmaker, Visualist and Educator. Among his directing credits are the groundbreaking, comedy documentary I’M NO DUMMY, the big screen adaptation of the Tony® Award winning Broadway show JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO & ONLY!, and the celebrated indie feature ALONG FOR THE RIDE.

Bryan is the Co-Producer of the Seminar Series for the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood and has been a Guest Lecturer at National University, North Central College, College of Lake County, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee and DuPage College.

His popular film school, Independent Filmmaking in a Dependent World, can be found here on his website. He has written film articles for MovieMaker Magazine and


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