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Creating Space

by Mary Freedman & Darryl Freedman




Mississippi Milk

by Brittany Retherford, David Rogers & Shanna James

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Experiencing The Mississippi Delta — September 2013

Creating Space

A Film By: Mary Freedman & Darryl Freedman

Instructed and Produced By: Chandler Griffin & Lisa Biagiotti

Location: Clarksdale, Mississippi

Workshop Format: Three-Week Documentary

About The Film

Fifteen years after a tragic accident, a mother and son rebuild their lives through art and an exotic animal farm.


Nanette and Jason Roberts


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About The Workshop

This three-week HD workshop runs twice a year in the heart of the Mississippi Delta and is designed for those who want to learn documentary filmmaking top to bottom in an intensive setting.

Past participants have included new and established filmmakers, writers, journalists, artists, photographers, graphic designers, theater actors and directors, musicians, educators and non profit organizations. Previous experience with filmmaking is NOT required. Producers, cinematographers, editors and writers with narrative experience who are considering working in non-fiction filmmaking are also encouraged to enroll. Photojournalists and print journalists who are looking to make the move to video journalism should strongly consider this workshop.

Students learn all aspects of the process including the importance of the still image, HD cameras, compact lighting methods, wireless mics, how to structure and weave the story and how to edit in the field with Final Cut Pro.

Find Out How You Can Enroll

Click HERE to learn how you can make a documentary in The Mississippi Delta with Barefoot Workshops.

Interested in filming in Mississippi?

Contact the Mississippi Film Office at 601-359-3297 and visit them online at

Equipment Package - Mississippi Delta

Each documentary team is assigned an equipment package. Wanna know what was used to make this documentary? Click HERE.

Sponsored By

The Mississippi Film Office, Clarksdale Tourism, LensRentals, Sennheiser, Bogen Imaging, Manfrotto, Delkin, Lowepro, GoPro, Lowel Lighting, Anton Bauer & Inqscribe.