It’s All About The Story: How To Tell Great Documentary Stories – An Alleycats Production

Posted on 3rd September 2013 by Belfast Media Festival

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16:15 – 17-15pm

A documentary storytelling masterclass from Ed Stobart and Des Henderson from the award winning Alleycats production company.

Can you spot a good story?

Have you ambitions to make documentaries?

Would you like to learn more from the experts and possibly get involved in an upcoming BBCNI commission?

This session will showcase some of the best from Alleycats TV and share some of the secrets of telling people’s stories on film. You’ll be able to get hands-on with a camera and ask questions from producers and directors of BBC 4 Here Comes The Summer: the Undertones Story; BBC1 NI Life Patrol: On The Banks of The Foyle and CBBC My Life – The Big Climb, and the forthcoming BBC1 NI/ CBBC Music Promise series.

It is a session that could also lead to a big opportunity. Alleycats is on the prowl for new talent and needs to find 5 directors for an upcoming ob doc series. Follow this link,, bring us some ideas, discussing which will form part of the session, and you could be seeing it broadcast on BBC1 NI!



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