The Craft of Documentary: The Role of the Archival Producer

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February 27, 2024

About The Event

Governors Megan Chao and Dawn Porter, along with their Peer Group Executive Committee, invite members of the Documentary Programming Peer Group to:

The Craft of Documentary: The Role of the Archival Producer

Archives often provide anchors for some of the most impactful documentaries, and uncovering or accessing them is a unique craft. Join us for this insightful exploration of the role of the archival producer, whose foundational responsibilities are crucial to the success of documentary storytelling. We will also introduce and highlight the initiatives of the Archival Producers Alliance, an organization founded in 2023 with the mission of creating community and developing best practices around their highly specialized role within the television industry.


  • Rachel Antell, Archival Producer, Sub-Basement Archival, and Co-Founder, Archival Producers Alliance
  • Stephanie Jenkins, Producer, Florentine Films, and Co-Founder, Archival Producers Alliance

Moderated by:

  • Megan Chao, Supervising Producer and Picture Editor, Birman Productions, Inc.

 *Participants subject to change

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This event is presented and hosted
by the Television Academy.

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February 27, 2024
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5:00 pm PST



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